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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He also observed that the removal of zinc using an organic compound called diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid (DTPA) prevented biofilm formation by Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus aureus.
The team added to deodorants a chemical called butylated hydroxytoluene, which releases iron bound in sweat, and diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid.