Applications of coordination compounds
- They are used in estimation of hardness of water as calcium and, magnesium ions form complexes with EDTA.
- It is used in estimation and detection of metal ions. for example: Ni2+ions is estimated using dimethyl glyoxime
- It is used in Extraction of metals
- It is used in medicines like cis platin is used in treatment of cancer
- It is used in animal and in plant world like hemoglobin is a complex of iron, chlorophyll is a complex of magnesium and so on