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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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Using the calcium chelator BAPTA-AM and several different drugs, aged animals were tested before and after treatment with the agent and compared with young animals.
This is probably because resveratrol is a copper chelator and excessive chelation will impair the availability of copper which is needed for collagen formation and nerve regeneration," he says.
To create new chelators, the Los Alamos team has been investigating peptides, or short chains of amino acids, that can bind with high specificity to particular metals.
Free phenolics or catechols with orthodihydroxy compounds function effectively as iron-reducing chelators (Goodell et al.
They rank the most promising small molecules and antibodies that are targeting amyloid and plaques, offering their opinions on -secretase inhibitors, Tau inhibitors, cardiovascular agents, anti-amyloids and aggregation inhibitors, mTOR inhibitors, SIRT-1, Liver X, metal chelators and drugs specifically designed to enhance mental function.
Lot 3 Oral immunosupressants,Oral Iron chelators,Other Oral Medicines and Unlicensed Medicines.
Down the road, expect to read about applying nisin in combination with chelators and other bacteriocins, and its use as an adjunct in novel food processing techniques, such as higher-pressure sterilization.
environmental risk factors and implications for the management of thrombosis; hematologic problems in the pediatric intensive care unit; new advances in the treatment of hemophilia; myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative diseases; personalized medicine in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia; the use of iron chelators in the treatment of thalassemia syndromes; treatments for iron deficiency; advances in stem cell transplantation, gene therapy, novel pharmaceutics, and molecular diagnostics; and transitional care from childhood to adulthood.
Many doctors do not like to give intravenous chelators to children, so in 1990 an oral chelator (DMSA) was approved for children with lead toxicity.
Experiments have sought to determine zinc's role in LTP by binding the metal with chelators and preventing its transmission through the synapse.
Contributors have submitted papers on such subjects as oral iron chelators, necrotizing enterocolitis, biomkarkers for prostate cancers and new stroke rehabilitation strategies for recovering motor skills.
The team used two FDA-approved iron chelators, deferoxamine and deferasirox, that can remove excess iron from the system by binding to the metal in a process called chelation.