Propagermanium

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Propagermanium
Propagermanium polymeric.png
Names
IUPAC name
3-[(2-Carboxyethyl-oxogermyl)oxy-oxogermyl]propanoic acid
Other names
proxigermanium, Ge-132, germanium sesquioxide, 2-carboxyethylgermasesquioxane, SK-818, bis(2-carboxyethylgermanium) sesquioxide
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.032.533
Properties
C6H10O7Ge2
Molar mass 339.4222 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Propagermanium (INN), also known by a variety of other names including bis(2-carboxyethylgermanium) sesquioxide and 2-carboxyethylgermasesquioxane, is an organometallic compound of germanium[1] that is sold as an alternative medicine. It is a polymeric compound with the formula ((HOOCCH2CH2Ge)2O3)n.

References[edit]

  1. ^ M.P. Egorov, P.P. Gaspar (1994), Germanium: Organometallic chemistry in Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry. John Wiley & Sons ISBN 0-471-93620-0