chelating agents


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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).
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As expected, DMPS is not able to bind and detoxify gadolinium compounds, and our data indicates that combination treatments involving the chelating agents DMPS, DTPA, EDTA or DMSA seem equally unsuccessful in increasing the elimination of gadolinium via the renal system.
In this work, it was proposed that the method could be adopted for the covalent chemical coupling of chelating agents proper for diazo coupling.
* Skin Cleansing--surfactants, emollients, theology modifiers, chelating agents
The use of chelating agents in newborn and infants is controversial because they are not excreted by the immature kidneys and liver [8].
The goal of this in vitro investigation was to appraise the effects of two different SAF working times and three different chelating agents on the push-out bonding strength of root canal fillings in ovoid-shaped root canals.
Increasing the concentration of chelating agents disturbs the ionic interactions between LPS molecules, reducing the rigidity of aggregates.
Future work may include investigating a lower initial inoculation dose or the addition of chelating agents to increase the efficacy of nisin in the presence of C.
Among the synthetic chelating agents, it is the least toxic.
The role of different chelating agents, timing of administration, and chelating efficacy seem to represent debated aspects in Co/Cr chelation and in clinical management of MOM hip-implanted patients [2, 13].
BASF is investing in the expansion and flexibilization of production facilities for chelating agents at its site in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
A large variety of organic reagents are known which act as chelating agents. They show varying selectivity, specificity and stability constants [1-6].