i got this question here related to metal complexes and coordination chemistry.
when we try to make a Bis(glycinato)copper(II) there are two possible isomers that can form. The cis-Bis(glycinato)copper(II) and the trans-Bis(glycinato)copper(II), so what would happen if glycine was replace with another amino acid like alanine.
since alanine already has two possible isomer/enantiomer, S and R would that mean it's possible to get 6 isomer. Since we would need 2 alanine molecule per a copper atom.
Possible isomer of Bis(alanino)copper(II) are:
where SR and RS are equivalent
Alanine is bidentate, and copper (II) is divalent
Is it ok to assume this?