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Synonyms for chelate

a heterocyclic compound having a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions

form a chelate, in chemistry

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relating to or characterized by chelation


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Both groups of chelators significantly inhibited the oxidation in the wine.
The mobilization of NTBI by chelators from complexes in which NTBI is not available for the bleomycin reagent may explain this discrepancy.
The model chelator findings "show in principle that lowering pH can decrease iron present for biological use, depending on the chelator.
Since the size and weight of MCP's molecules are critical to its ability to detoxify heavy metals, this is the only oral chelator I use and recommend.
Bidentate chelators typically form 3:1 complexes with the normally six coordinate ferric ion.
BMC Genomics 8: 379, 2007; Biochmica Biophysica Acta 1619: 113-24, 2003) Middle-aged males and postmenopausal females have accumulated stores of excess iron and calcium which can be removed by natural mineral chelators, like those provided in Longevinex.
It gives the impression of medical properties and indeed boasts "ion encapsulating chelator technology" whatever that may be.
ORLANDO -- Deferasirox, an oral iron chelator approved for use in the United States in 2005, appears to maintain safety and tolerability with long-term use for transfusional iron overload, according to data presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology.
It contains a chelator that exfoliates and protects against heavy metals found in tap water and is designed for oily and combination skin.
Novartis has filed regulatory submissions for Exjade[R] (deferasirox), a once-daily oral iron chelator for the treatment of chronic iron overload due to blood transfusions, in the United States and the European Union (EU).
When wood fibers are oxidatively treated with a chelator produced by Gloeophyllum trabeum (a brown-rot fungus), in the presence of hydrogen peroxide ([H.
There is certainly some speculative evidence that the sulfur-containing compounds in garlic indeed can act as a weak chelator of heavy metals, primarily through the digestive tract, and therefore garlic can serve as a supportive avenue in detoxification.
Blood and bone lead levels were measured, and lead workers were given a chelator, dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA), so that the scientists could determine how readily lead could be removed from the body Genetic tests determined what combinations of the two variants made up the two genes within each subject.
The DFO Hemopurifier is designed to use the chelator desferrioxamine to remove excess iron and aluminum intoxicants from the blood in a completely safe process outside the body.