chelating agent


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chelating agent

n
(Chemistry) a chemical compound that coordinates with a metal to form a chelate, often used to trap or remove heavy metal ions
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Preparation of NiMo/KIT-6 hydrodesulfurization Catalysts with Tunable Sulfidation and Dispersion Degrees of Active Phase by Addition of Citric Acid as Chelating Agent.
The acid is different from the chelating agent and is selected from the group consisting of glycolic acid, citric acid, lactic acid, formic acid, acetic acid, propionic acid, butyric acid, valeric acid, caproic acid, gluconic acid, itaconic acid, trichloroacetic acid, benzoic acid, urea hydrochloride, and combinations thereof.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global chelating agent market to grow at a CAGR of 4.
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.
During February 1991, the US FDA (Federal Drug Administration) approved DMSA under the product name Chemet as a chelating agent for lead in children as young as two years of age.
Toxicologic evaluation and decision concerning possible specific therapy, when chelating therapy should be evaluated, or which chelating agent should be chosen are often less treated and more debated topics [6].
EDTA, a chelating agent, scavenges the ions, releasing the tissue for staining.
Mean Green has doubled the amount of chelating agent, for superior all-around performance.
Penicillamine has been used in mercury poisoning (one report), in addition to its indication as a chelating agent for copper in the treatment of Wilson's disease.
It contains a novel chemical chelating agent that modifies surface rust into a hydrophobic passive layer.
In simplest terms, patients undergoing chelation therapy are given a chelating agent such as disodium ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA), often through intravenous injection.
Mean Green has also doubled the amount of Chelating Agent.