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chelating agents

A range of organic compounds that can assimilate and fix metallic ions and thus remove them from the body. They are useful in cases of poisoning and tissue damage from metals. Examples are desferrioxamine (Desferal), dimercaprol, penicillamine (Distamine), deferiprone (Ferriprox), and sodiun calcium edetate (Limclair).

chelating agents,

n.pl chemical compounds used to bind or inactivate metal poisons in the body.
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BASF s chelating agent TrilonA M offers a good price/performance ratio.
To calculate the market size, Technavio considers the revenue generated from the total consumption of chelating agents globally.
Sample treatments to achieve this could include adjusting the pH to influence hydrogen bonding or adding Mg2+/Ca2+ ions to the solution to saturate the chelating agent and prevent destabilization of the LPS aggregates.
Oral chelating agents are best given on an empty stomach.
Dimercaprol and DMPS are chelating agents principally involved in the treatment of poisoning by arsenic and polonium-210, respectively.
The expanded capacities for chelating agents at our Ludwigshafen site enable us to respond to the increasing demand in Europe.
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The company said that the proprietary next generation formula does not contain Ethylene diamine tetracetic acid (EDTA) or any other stabilisation and chelating agents and is free of preservatives.
The company added the proprietary new formulation, which does not contain Ethylene diamine tetracetic acid or any other stabilization and chelating agents and is free of preservatives, will replace the currently marketed product.
We would like to look at the addition of antimicrobials and chelating agents to these coatings to further increase the shelf life.