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adj. Zoology
Having chelae or resembling a chela.
n. Chemistry
A chemical compound in the form of a heterocyclic ring, containing a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions.
tr.v. che·lat·ed, che·lat·ing, che·lates
1. Chemistry To combine (a metal ion) with a chemical compound to form a ring.
2. Medicine To remove (a heavy metal, such as lead or mercury) from the bloodstream by means of a chelate, such as EDTA.

che′lat·a·ble adj.
che·la′tion n.
che′la′tor n.
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Adj.1.chelated - relating to or characterized by chelation
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The market is driven by factors such as degradation of soil, increased modern farming practices, and demand for chelated iron micronutrients.
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Already a leader in the essential nutrient choline, Balchem will immediately expand the combined company's product offerings in the nutritional ingredient market by adding Albion's premier branded innovative chelated minerals to its portfolio.
With a 24hr urine, we cannot safely say what we chelated.
It was observed that soil comprising more than 70% sand resulted in 85% solubilized Pb probably because soil having more clay will bind to the metal, but sand in soil will not have adsorptive capacity like clay and therefore more Pb would be chelated [28].
Compared with ferrous sulfate (FeSO4), chelated or proteinated source of Fe had higher bioavailability which was 125 to 185 (Percent) at the same level of FeSO4 (Henry et al.
The antibacterial activities of the chelated epoxy polymers were performed according to the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLIS) to determine MIC values.
Each of the three treatments was chelated with iron so that Albano could assess how much iron the marigolds were taking up, their overall health and growth patterns, and how quickly the iron-chelates degraded when exposed to light.
Research was conducted by numerous groups to find a way to make chelator-induced in situ phytoextraction effective and safe in the environment, but the added chelating agents caused unavoidable leaching of chelated metals down the soil profile (Chaney et al.
A potential advantage of chelated trace minerals is that the binding of the organic ligand(s) to the mineral should provide stability of the complex in the upper gastrointestinal system, thereby minimizing mineral losses to antagonists and allowing the complex to be delivered to the absorptive epithelium of the small intestine for mineral uptake (Leeson and Summers, 2001).
24 June 2010 - Leading animal nutrition firm Novus International recently announced the registration in the European Union for its MINTREX[R] series of chelated trace minerals for all species.