Which of the following complexes is used as an anti-cancer agent:

  • Option 1)

    mer-\left [ Co(NH_{3})_{3}Cl_{3} \right ]

  • Option 2)

    cis-\left [ PtCl_{2}(NH_{3})_{2} \right ]

  • Option 3)

    cis-K_{2}\left [ PtCl_{2}Br_{2} \right ]

  • Option 4)

    Na_{2}CoCl_{4}

 

Answers (1)
A Aadil Khan

As we learned in concept

Geometrical Isomers -

This is due to the difference in relative position of the ligands attached to the central metal atom with respect to each other

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 Cis [Pt\:Cl_{2}(NH_{3})_{2}] and is used as an anti cancer agent.

 


Option 1)

mer-\left [ Co(NH_{3})_{3}Cl_{3} \right ]

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

cis-\left [ PtCl_{2}(NH_{3})_{2} \right ]

This option is correct.

Option 3)

cis-K_{2}\left [ PtCl_{2}Br_{2} \right ]

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

Na_{2}CoCl_{4}

This option is incorrect.

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