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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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Yu J, Klarup D (1994) Extraction kinetics of copper, zinc, iron and manganese from contaminated sediment using disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate.
Ferrazone(R) is Akzo Nobel's brand name for sodium iron (III) ethylenediaminetetraacetate (NaFeEDTA).
After prehybridization, each probe was diluted 20-fold with 10 mM disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate, pH 8.

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