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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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The following reagents were used in the work: U[O.sub.2][(S[O.sub.4]).sub.2]*3[H.sub.2]O, CuS[O.sub.4]*5[H.sub.2]O, Pb[(N[O.sub.3]).sub.2], NiS[O.sub.4]*7[H.sub.2]O, CoS[O.sub.4]*7[H.sub.2]O, [K.sub.2] Cr[O.sub.4], EDTA, HMDTA, and DTPA.
coli with EDTA caused a 50% release of outer membrane polysaccharides (Wooley and Jones 1983) that leads to the leakage of solutes from the periplasmic space.
Ayce Unverdi Eldeniz et al claimed that irrigation of the root canals with EDTA and NaOCl solutions reduced the micro hardness and increased the roughness of root canal dentin.
For Cd and Cr solubilisation was carried out to a little extent; however DTPA managed to cause significant chelation of Cu relative to EDTA chelation.
EDTA caused a significant increase of the imipenem and meropenem inhibition zone, not only for MBL producers, but also for the CHDL positive isolates.
A questionnaire was distributed by hand to dentists in the 6 hospitals of Rawalpindi/ Islamabad which consisted of a set of 7 questions regarding their preferred choice of irrigant as a dentist, the ones that they are using in hospital settings, whether they work in private clinics and hospital both, the reasons for not using NaOCL and EDTA and the most common method of irrigation they are using to clean and disinfect canals in the hospital and what to their knowledge is the best method of irrigation.
(13), no encontraron diferencias en el grado de remocion de la capa de barro al utilizar 5 ml, 10 ml y 15 ml de EDTA al 17%, como ultimo irrigante.
In as little as one day after the venipuncture, the sample collected in EDTA and kept at room temperature began to show significant degenerative changes in leukocyte and erythrocyte morphology.
It was noted that this was the largest study to date of high-dose vitamin therapy, and the vitamins played a role in clinical improvement when combined with EDTA. No reports of significant adverse effects were found in the study.
Por ejemplo, Wu y colaboradores comprobaron que la capacidad de eliminacion de la capa de barrillo con EDTA al 17 %, era mayor que con acido citrico al 20 % y MTAD (BioPure[R], una mezcla de isonomero de tetraciclina-- doxiciclina--, acido citrico y detergente).