chelator


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chelator

A chemical–eg, EDTA that binds metal ions from solutions. See Chelation therapy.
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The 1:10 chelator treated fiberboard displayed a density of 1.
The effects of strong synthetic chelators such as 1, 2 bis(2-aminophenoxy)ethane-N, N, N', N'-tetra-acetic acid acetoxymethyl ester (BAPTA-AM) have been compared with weak organic calcium chelators such as 2-aminophenol-N, N, 0-triacetic acid acetoxymethyl ester.
There remains a significant unmet need for a once-a-day, oral iron chelator in a convenient dosage form for the treatment of transfusional iron overload with a better safety profile than currently available treatments[sup.
Now, a new zinc chelator developed by a team of chemists has shed light on this biochemical puzzle.
The novel finding of this study, which is in contrast to the earlier reports on glucose-induced crosslinking of collagen, was that AGEs-induced crosslinking of collagen was not inhibited by radical scavengers and the metal chelator.
If the pain comes from osteoarthritis, inflammation, or other causes, no chelator will affect the pain.
We recently reported the iron-dependent in vitro chemical formation of Hcy from methionine (Met), SAH, and cystathionine, where EDTA or citrate (both 5 mmol/L) acted as a chelator (2).
monocytogenes was the bacterium most sensitive to lactoferrin activated by citric, malic and lactic acids in combination with the chelator EDTA.
The National Institute on Health (NIH)-funded study was undertaken to assess PectaSol MCP as a safe and effective oral chelator of lead, mercury, arsenic and other toxic metals from the human body.
Comment: The availability of an oral chelator is expected to improve compliance, with the potential to reduce complications from iron overload, according to a Food and Drug Administration statement.
1997) reported that the chelator N,N-naphthaloylhydroxylamine sharply reduced both fungal decay and termite attack of southern pine (Pinus spp.
The new patent provides wide and strong protection for D-Pharm's Membrane Active Chelator (MAC) Technology and includes claims for new chemical entities, their pharmaceutical compositions and use in treating diseases related to an excess or imbalances of divalent metal ions.