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che·late

 (kē′lāt′)
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.

chelate

(ˈkiːleɪt)
n
(Chemistry) chem a coordination compound in which a metal atom or ion is bound to a ligand at two or more points on the ligand, so as to form a heterocyclic ring containing a metal atom
adj
1. (Zoology) zoology of or possessing chelae
2. (Chemistry) chem of or denoting a chelate
vb
(Chemistry) (intr) chem to form a chelate
[C20: from chela1]

che•late

(ˈki leɪt)

adj., n., v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. adj.
1. of or noting a heterocyclic compound having a central metallic ion attached by covalent bonds to two or more nonmetallic atoms in the same molecule.
2. having a chela or chelae.
n.
3. a chelate compound.
v.i.
4. (of a heterocyclic compound) to form a chelate in a reaction.
v.t.
5. to combine (an organic compound) with a metallic ion to form a chelate.
[1820–30]
che′lat•a•ble, adj.
che′la•tor, n.

chelate


Past participle: chelated
Gerund: chelating

Imperative
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Present
I chelate
you chelate
he/she/it chelates
we chelate
you chelate
they chelate
Preterite
I chelated
you chelated
he/she/it chelated
we chelated
you chelated
they chelated
Present Continuous
I am chelating
you are chelating
he/she/it is chelating
we are chelating
you are chelating
they are chelating
Present Perfect
I have chelated
you have chelated
he/she/it has chelated
we have chelated
you have chelated
they have chelated
Past Continuous
I was chelating
you were chelating
he/she/it was chelating
we were chelating
you were chelating
they were chelating
Past Perfect
I had chelated
you had chelated
he/she/it had chelated
we had chelated
you had chelated
they had chelated
Future
I will chelate
you will chelate
he/she/it will chelate
we will chelate
you will chelate
they will chelate
Future Perfect
I will have chelated
you will have chelated
he/she/it will have chelated
we will have chelated
you will have chelated
they will have chelated
Future Continuous
I will be chelating
you will be chelating
he/she/it will be chelating
we will be chelating
you will be chelating
they will be chelating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chelating
you have been chelating
he/she/it has been chelating
we have been chelating
you have been chelating
they have been chelating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chelating
you will have been chelating
he/she/it will have been chelating
we will have been chelating
you will have been chelating
they will have been chelating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chelating
you had been chelating
he/she/it had been chelating
we had been chelating
you had been chelating
they had been chelating
Conditional
I would chelate
you would chelate
he/she/it would chelate
we would chelate
you would chelate
they would chelate
Past Conditional
I would have chelated
you would have chelated
he/she/it would have chelated
we would have chelated
you would have chelated
they would have chelated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chelate - a heterocyclic compound having a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions
heterocycle, heterocyclic, heterocyclic compound - a compound containing a heterocyclic ring
Verb1.chelate - form a chelate, in chemistry
form, constitute, make - to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
Adj.1.chelate - relating to or characterized by chelation
2.chelate - having or resembling chelae or claws
Translations
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The effect of dietary supplementation of Fe-methionine chelate and FeSO4 on the iron content of broiler meat.
Concern over the effects of oral succimer on GI lead absorption is justified because succimer exhibits high Pb-binding affinity [Pb-DMSA chelate formation constant = 2.9 x [10.sup.17] (12)].
Holden, plant physiologists, are trying to understand how the root "turns on" an enzyme - called an iron chelate reductase - in response to the stress of iron deficiency.
The electronic spectral results showed the existence of pp (phenyl ring) and np(C=N) of the ligands and suggested the geometrical structures of the chelates. Meanwhile the mass spectral data revealed the fragmentations of the Schiff base anthranilic acid and their Ni(II) mixed ligand chelate has been preformed the only chelate conducted for justification.
* The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given AkzoNobel's Dissolvine GL biodegradable and bio-based chelate its Design for the Environment (DIE) label.
Because I have long scars on either side of my spine, in spite of neural therapy, whenever I chelate metal without a sufficient binding aid, it sets up a battery feeling on my spine from unbound toxic metal that goes to the scars.
It is concluded that iron-methionine chelate is more efficient than iron sulfate and 200 ppm iron supplementation as Fe-Met is recommended for maximum iron enrichment in broiler meat.
Streptavidin-polyvinylamine conjugates labeled with a europium chelate: applications in immunoassay, immunohistochemistry and microarrays.
Albion pioneered the use of Fast-Fourier Transforming Infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) to identify bonds between the ligand and mineral, and to verify the molecular structure is that of a true chelate.
The most vital parameters influencing chelator efficiency to chelate ions from aqueous solutions; pH, loading capacity, and kinetic of sorption were estimated using batch method reported in the literature [28, 29].