diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid


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pentetic acid

 [pen-te´tik]
diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid, DTPA; a chelating agent (iron) with the general properties of the edetates; used in preparing radiopharmaceuticals.

di·eth·yl·ene·tri·a·mine pen·ta·a·ce·tic ac·id (DTPA),

(dī-eth'il-ēn-trī'ă-mēn pen'tă-ă-sē'tik as'id),
An important chelating agent used in therapy (for example, in therapy for lead poisoning), and in metal-containing diagnostic agents for magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear scanning.

diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid

/di·eth·yl·ene·tri·amine pen·ta·ace·tic ac·id/ (DTPA) (-ēn-tri´ah-mēn pen″tah-ah-se´tik) pentetic acid.

di·eth·yl·ene·tri·a·mine pen·ta·a·ce·tic ac·id

(DTPA) (dī-eth'il-ēn-trī'ă-mēn pen'tă-ă-sē'tik as'id)
An important chelating agent used in therapy and in metal-containing diagnostic agents for magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear scanning.
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For example, gadolinium diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid can be found under the main entries for gadolinium, gadolinium-DTPA, gadopentetate and Gd-DTPA.
Other chelating agents (ethylenediaminedi(o-hydroxy-p-methylphenylacetic) acid [EDDHMA], ethylenediaminedi(o-hydroxyphenylacetic) acid [EDDHA], ethylenediamine di(o-hydroxyphenylacetic acid [HEDTA], and diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid [DTPA]) permit the iron to be more or less available at varying pH levels.
The chelator diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid is effective in preventing nickel, chrome, and copper dermatitis.
The team added to deodorants a chemical called butylated hydroxytoluene, which releases iron bound in sweat, and diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid.
The image hallmark of SFT on MRI includes a hypointensity T2 mass and strong enhancement of the mass after gadolinium diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid administration, without enhancement of the adjacent meninges.
The formulas were developed from studies that compared cystatin C concentrations with measured GFRs by using such exogenous markers as iohexol, diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid or 51Cr-EDTA clearance (4).
4), 150 mmol/L NaCl, 20 mmol/L diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid, 5 mg/L tartrazine (Aldrich), 1 g/L Germall II, 10 mg/L Triton X-100, and 5 g/L BSA.
5 g/L bovine [gamma]-globulin, 20 [micro]mol/L diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid, 20 mg/L Cherry Red] and wash solution [5 mmol/L Tris-HCl (pH 7.