Re: question

clare sansom (
Tue, 17 Nov 1998 12:21:05 +0000 (GMT)


A dative covalent bond is a bond formed when one atom donates a lone pair
of electrons to the other: i.e. both atoms forming the covalent bond come
originally from the same atom.

See (found just by searching
Alta Vista with "dative covalent bond").

I hope this helps.

Best wishes,

Dr. Clare Sansom
Coordinating Tutor, Principles of Protein Structure