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(medicine) the process of removing a heavy metal from the bloodstream by means of a chelate as in treating lead or mercury poisoning

the process of forming a ring by forming one or more hydrogen bonds

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Dowpharma's MeO-DOTA bifunctional chelant will be utilized to attach the beta emitting radionuclide lutetium-177 as a payload to the 7E11 antibody, enabling targeted delivery of this cytotoxic agent.
This detergent composition is comprised of chelant comprising glutamic-N,N-diacetic acid or a derivative thereof; a surfactant system consisting of an anionic surfactant, an ethoxylated nonionic surfactant and a coco dimethyl amine oxide amphoteric surfactant present at a level from approximately 0.
When Dow exclusively licensed to NeoRx the combination of the bone-seeking chelant, DOTMP, with holmium-166, it was hoped that this combination would be effective in delivering high doses of radiation to bone and bone marrow for the treatment of diseases such as multiple myeloma," said Roy Quartermaine, PhD, commercial manager, Pharmaceutical Technologies of The Dow Chemical Company.
The facility makes liquid chelant products and sodium sarcosinate, which is used in a range of processing and manufacturing industries such as paper production.
The product candidate uses DOTA-based bifunctional chelant technology to radiolabel Cytogen's proprietary monoclonal antibody to prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) with a therapeutic radionuclide.
A chelant is like a claw that grabs onto and holds a metal ion such as a therapeutic radioisotope.
In addition to molecular imaging applications, Cytogen is using proprietary MeO-DOTA bifunctional chelant technology licensed from Dowpharma(SM), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, to attach the therapeutic radionuclide lutetium-177 as a payload to the 7E11 antibody.
A spokesperson said: "Dow's chelants organisation in Europe faces ongoing challenging operational conditions including the lack of a cost effective and reliable supply of a key raw material, as well as overcapacity of liquid chelant production in the region.
Chelant extraction of heavy metals from contaminated soils, Journal of Hazardous Materials 66: 151-210.
The researchers carried out a laboratory study and two mill trials to find out if reducing the pH or adding chelant could reduce the Mn content of effluents at the Weyerhaeuser pulp mill in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada.
The author discusses such topics as organic acid and chelant solvents, new inhibitors, improved techniques for removing refinery/chemical plant deposits, and how we have come to better understand the chemical mechanisms underlying many of the current processes.
A chelant is an organic compound that forms a chemical bond with metal through two or more of its atoms.
A spokesperson said: "Dow's chelants organisation in Europe faces ongoing challenging operational conditions; including the lack of a cost effective and reliable supply of a key raw material, as well as overcapacity of liquid chelant production in the region.