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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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Using four different chelating agents, such as ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA), oxyethylenenitrilo tetraacetic acid (EGTA), trans-1, 2diaminicyclohexane-N, N, N', N'-tetraacetic acid (CDTA) and diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA), Van Engelen et al.
Cysteine, ascorbic acid, sodium sulfite, citric acid, thiourea, sodium azide, ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid disodium (EDTA) and sodium diethyldithiocarbamate (DETC) were used as PO inhibitors.
Butylated hydroxyl anisole (BHA), 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), thiobarbituric acid (TBA), bovine serum albumin (BSA) and ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA) were purchased from M/s Sigma Chemicals Co.
Chromium-51 ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid glomerular fitration rate: a better predictor than glomarular filtration rate calculated by the Cockroft--Galut formula for renal involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus patients.
Three separate samples of blood (10 mL each) were drawn into ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA)-coated tubes.

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