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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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13]C-NMR spectra of the diamagnetic metal chelated epoxy resin were determined in DMSO-[d.
Yet the physiological responses of these animals to chelated mineral supplementation indicate that the controls were deficient, at least with respect to supplying the minerals needed for optimal structural development.
Chelated trace minerals would present a better case than inorganic minerals in this field.
We believe we will increase the sale of chelated products significantly over the next years," said Terje Knutsen, vice president of downstream marketing and specialities at Yara.
Chelated" - Chelated minerals are chemically bonded to another compound, usually an amino acid, to prevent separation and supposedly aid absorption.
Due to the efficient removal of manganese of the resulting pulp by the ion exchange process in a displacement system, the subsequent bleaching in a peroxide stage yields comparable results as those from DTPA chelated pulp.
Cost is about $100 for 5 pounds of 6 percent chelated iron (to treat a mature citrus in heavy soil, use 1/2 to 1 pound).
Based on a literature review, a caustic scrubber and chelated iron absorbent were selected for pilot scale assessment.
Chelated gadolinium-based reagents have the advantage of being brightening MRI agents, but have the disadvantage of having a short half-life in the blood.
Further, the market has been segmented on the basis of forms into chelated and non-chelated segments.
The formula combines Ferrochel iron, along with chelated forms of magnesium, zinc and copper for optimal performance.