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chelate

[′kē‚lāt]
(invertebrate zoology)
Pertaining to an appendage with a pincerlike organ or claw.
(organic chemistry)
A molecular structure in which a heterocyclic ring can be formed by the unshared electrons of neighboring atoms.
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Chelatable lead in relation to lead in bone and ALAD genotype.
Predictors of dimercaptosuccinic acid chelatable lead and tibial lead in former organolead manufacturing workers.
Hemin, chelatable iron, and the regulation of transferrin receptor biosynthesis.
The resulting increase in chelatable iron would be expected to lead to a down-regulation of transferrin receptor expression (16).
Children ALAD BLL, HB 2004 Abbreviations: BLL, blood lead level; BUN, blood urea nitrogen; CBL, calcaneus bone lead; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; DMSA, DMSA- chelatable lead; HB, hemoglobin; PBL, patella bone lead; SBP, systolic blood pressure; SC, serum creatinine; TBL, tibia bone lead; ZPP, zinc protoporphyrin.
A 4-hr urine collection after oral administration of 10 mg/kg dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) was also obtained to measure DMSA chelatable lead and creatinine clearance (787 participants completed this collection).
The estimated concentration of iron bound to the LMW ligands (the so-called chelatable iron) is 1-10 [micro]M in rodent and human cells (Petrat et al.