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chelating agent

[′ke‚lād·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(organic chemistry)
An organic compound in which atoms form more than one coordinate bond with metals in solution.
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221,222) Co-administration of antioxidant (natural or synthetic) or with another chelating agent has shown to improve removal of toxic metals from the system as well as better and faster clinical recoveries in animal models.
The report, published in Hort Science, was the first peer-reviewed study to evaluate EDDS as a chelating agent in fertilizers used on a horticultural crop, Albano says.
In 2013, the Asia-Pacific region was the largest chelating agents market with more than 40% of the share, wherein China dominated this market.
It says chelating agents might help limit tissue damage done by oxygen-derived chemical species, such as superoxide free radicals (O.
Chapter 4 provides 106 profiles of chelating agent manufacturers - clearly arranged according to contact details, turnover, profit, product range, production sites, profile summary, product basis, fields of application, and brand names.
Although succimer (Chemet, meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid, DMSA) is considered to be a safe and effective chelating agent for the treatment of lead poisoning in humans, there is concern that it may increase the gastrointestinal (GI) absorption and retention of Pb from exposures suffered concurrent with treatment.
In order to meet the fast growing global market demand for its innovative chelating agent, BASF will build a new TrilonA M (methylglycinediacetic acid) world scaleplant at Evonik s Theodore, Alabamasite.
They are in urgent need of a safe effective heavy metal chelating agent to overcome the heavy metals and lead exposure challenges they face.
DMSA appears to be an effective and safe chelating agent for treatment of pediatric overexposure to metallic mercury.
In 2011, AREVA Med acquired Macrocyclics, the global leader in high performance chelating agent technology.
high purity methanesulfonic acid that combines outstanding cleaning performance with an excellent ecotoxic profile and good material compatibility, - dye transfer inhibitors for low temperature washing which can be used in combination with optical effect products and which provide excellent results for bright colors and brilliant white, - a highly effective and readily biodegradable chelating agent that can be used as an alternative to phosphates in dishwashing detergents, - special surfactants for heavy dirt removal.