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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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The researchers analyzed the concentrations of iron and copper in white wine and also measured the amount of oxidation that occurred after the chelators were added to samples.
The role of modified citrus pectin as an effective chelator of lead in children hospitalized with toxic lead levels," Alternative Therapies, July/August 2008.
A middle-aged male will typically have a higher load of stored iron and calcium and may benefit from a higher loading dose of mineral chelators, to speed along their removal, followed by a lower dose for long-term maintenance," says Sardi.
The drug, marketed as Exjade by Novartis, was the first oral iron chelator to be approved in the United States.
An easy to administer novel oral iron chelator, Exjade is simply taken once daily, after dispersing tablets in a glass of water.
A synthetic model chelator, functionally similar to the natural chelators produced by G.
pneumoniae in a human lung cell line and in Hep-2 cells is strongly inhibited by iron restriction or by use of the iron chelator deferoxamine (8, P.
An integrative sampler for divalent metals is developed, employing a controlled constant-release chelator.
In the opposite mode, chelators cause a chemical reaction that changes temporary hardness into permanent hardness; the salts that react with the chelator join the solution.
Also, vitamin C is known to react against the above-mentioned contaminants in tobacco smoke: as an antioxidant against free radicals, as a chelator of lead, and as an inhibitor of nitrosamine formation from nitrogen dioxides.
Using the calcium chelator BAPTA-AM and several different drugs, aged animals were tested before and after treatment with the agent and compared with young animals.
Adds a differentiated product in development (iron chelator FBS0701), with global rights, in a global market currently worth over $900 million and growing[sup.