chelating agents


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chelating agents

These are used to treat metal poisoning by absorbing metals in the bloodstream.
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The major chemicals manufactured using hydrogen cyanide includes cyanohydrins, sodium cyanide, adiponitrile, methionine, cyanuric chlorile and chelating agents. Most of the hydrogen cyanide manufactured is consumed as an intermediate in the production of the range of chemicals.
Chelation therapists debate if chelating agents such as DMPS, DTPA, EDTA, or DMSA are useful in de-chelating GBCAs.
Among the various synthetic methods for metal chelators, the covalent chemical attachment of chelating agents onto the surface of porous solid substrates; 'post synthesis modification', is a favorable approach due to the availability of wide variety of high surface area and stable materials.
* Specialty Hair Care--sulfate free surfactants, conditioning agents, chelating agents and silicones
Chelating agents were not administered as the pellet can't be absorbed systemically.
Chelation therapy - intravenous chemicals called chelating agents grab on to iron and remove it from the body.
Short-term reductions in blood lead levels were seen in treatment studies of chelating agents, but these reductions were not sustained and were associated with short- and longer-term harms.
"The technology for transfusions, the chelating agents, the bone marrow transplants all of these advances are welcome, but we still need a cure."
Each extraction solvent was dealt with via three different chelating agents, and then the method of SDME-GFAAS was applied to determine the amounts of Sb (III), and the results were shown in Table 2.
This equilibrium can be influenced by the presence of surfactants (like polysorbate) and chelating agents (like citrate) and could explain the link between these factors and LER.