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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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and pH, and decreased with increasing concentration of complexing agents.
2010, "Structural and morphological characterization of chemical bath deposition of FeS thin films in the presence of sodium tartrate as a complexing agent," Silpakorn U.
Although much of the work (10-13) has be en done with anodic stripping on Bi-film electrode, only one report of cathodic stripping on a Bi-film electrode has been appeared for an analysis of trace Ni (9) using dimethylglyoxime (DMG) as a complexing agent to enhance adsorption.
When a complexing agent was added to hydrochloride salt as shown in Figure 7, the melting point rapidly reallocated to lower temperature.
We modified the method slightly by replacing the original complexing agent, ammonium pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate, with diethyldiammonium diethyldithiocarbamate, which gave a more stable lead complex.
Rhodium is used in alloy with platinum for catalysts and thermocouples; for spinnerets in rayon production; for glass-fiber bushings; for furnace winding; component of dental alloys; electroplating agent for bright or reflective surfaces; for electrical contacts; ingredient in gold decorations on glass and porcelain; as a corrosion-resistant electroplate for protecting silverware from tarnishing; for making high-reflectivity mirrors for cinema projectors and searchlights; spongy or black form as catalyst in organic hydrogenation or organic oxidation reactions; plating optical instruments; for jewelry & decoration; strong, complexing agent.
Assays were undertaken at ALS Chemex's Brisbane laboratory by ore grade digestion method OG-46 (predigestion in nitric acid, evaporated residue leached in strong hydrochloric acid and ammonium acetate with addition of a complexing agent, sodium thiosulphate).
The Trilon M brand name stands for methylglycinediacetic acid (MGDA), a high-performance, eco-friendly, safe complexing agent in the class of aminocarboxylates.
Candidate binding groups include aliphatic quaternary amines, organophosphate complexing agents, chelating agents, crown ethers or antibodies.