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EDTA:

see chelating agentschelating agents
. Certain organic compounds are capable of forming coordinate bonds (see chemical bond) with metals through two or more atoms of the organic compound; such organic compounds are called chelating agents.
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EDTA

(organic chemistry)
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Another area of research in which EDTA and calcium-free water would be important is water hardness, which is an index that indicates the concentrations of calcium and magnesium in water (SILVA et al.
SHMP, SS, SPP, and EDTA are the abbreviations used for the dispersants sodium hexameta phosphate, sodium silicate, sodium pyrophosphate, and ethylene-diamine-tetraacetatic-acid respectively.
22,23 Conditioning of the instrumented dentin with a saturated citric acid solution, tetracycline hy-drochloride solution or EDTA solution, but not PBS, at least in part, removed the smear layer exposing den-tinal tubules and the intra and inter tubular collag-enous matrix.
Since the solutions of NaOCl combined with 17% EDTA were unable to dissolve the pulp tissue, the statistical analysis was applied only to the pure solutions of NaOCl in order to assess if there was any statistically significant difference in dissolution ability between the 1% NaOCl and the 2.
A synergistic zone of inhibition which must have been normally present between EDTA and ceftazidime due to MBL production was not observed with these two isolates.
For automated CBC, EDTA sample may be kept at room temperature; keeping at 4[degrees]C may preserve the sample longer, but this may induce other problems such as cold agglutination.
In a subset of 20 patients who participated in TACT, the levels of toxic metals were measured at baseline and again after receiving a 3-gram dose of EDTA.
Estos investigadores usaron agua destilada, EDTA al 17 % durante 1 minuto, MTAD por 5 minutos, y Glyde.
Our practice suggested that preserving BMA samples in an EDTA tube for a few minutes does not cause any significant dilutional effect or storage artefacts.
The incubation of the sperm in the medium containing EDTA and Trolox did not cause any significant changes in viability (table 3).