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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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Recently, chelating agents were used to modify metal precursors in the preparation of HDS catalysts [12].
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global chelating agent market for 2016-2020.
This equilibrium can be influenced by the presence of surfactants (like polysorbate) and chelating agents (like citrate) and could explain the link between these factors and LER.
Doctors have a long history of using this chelating agent to detoxify patients with heavy metal overexposure, and often combine oral DMSA with NaMgEDTA infusions.
NAC has been reported not only as effective and safe Co chelating agent in some animal models but also as potential Co chelator in one previously recently reported human case of severe arthroprosthetic cobaltism [11, 16, 20].
It has been suggested that the displacement of Gd3+ from the chelating agent, a process known as transmetallation, is involved in the accumulation of free Gd3+ within the body tissues.
The product contains the amino acid EDTA (ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid), a chelating agent that binds divalent and trivalent metal ions, which are then excreted in the urine.
Mechanical stirring of smear layer removal: influence of the chelating agent (EDTA).
Studies show that supplementation of antioxidants along-with a chelating agent prove to be a better treatment regimen than monotherapy with chelating agents.
OBJECTIVES: The present study was designed to answer these questions, using a rodent model of early childhood Pb exposure and treatment with succimer, a widely used chelating agent for the treatment of Pb poisoning.
meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid: chemical, pharmacological and toxicological properties of an orally effective metal chelating agent.
Penicillamine, a chelating agent, is associated with a risk of fetal connective tissue defects (cutis laxa) and should be avoided during pregnancy.
Before adding PHMB to plaster pools, use a metal chelating agent regardless of the analysis results.
EDTA (ethylene diaamine tetraacetate) is a chelating agent.
Wilmington, DE) has patented a process is disclosed for clarifying an aqueous xanthan gum solution comprising treatment of the xanthan solution with at least one chelating agent, surfactant, organic acid, or a mixture thereof, and with a protease enzyme or a lysozyme and a protease enzyme.