chelating agent


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chelating agent

[kē′lāting]
a substance that promotes chelation. Chelating agents are used in the treatment of metal poisoning. See also chelation.

chelating agent

A drug, such as calcium disodium edetate, used to chelate substances, esp. toxic chemicals in the body.
See also: agent

chelating agent

a substance which combines with a metallic ion to produce an inert chelate, e.g. ethylenediamine tetra-acetic acid, penicillamine.
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After administering the chelating agent, and during the following required collection time of 1 hour, the patient should drink 1-2 glasses of water and refrain from eating, unless clinically necessary.
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Key Topics Covered: 1 Introduction 2 Research Methodology 3 Executive Summary 4 Premium Insights 5 Industry Trends 6 Market Overview 7 Chelating Agent Market, By Type 8 Market By Application 9 Market By Geography 10 Competitive Landscape 11 Company Profiles 12 Appendix Companies Mentioned:
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