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EDTA

 (ē′dē-tē-ā′)
n.
A crystalline acid, C10H16N2O8, that acts as a strong chelating agent. The sodium salt of EDTA is used as an antidote for metal poisoning, an anticoagulant, and an ingredient in a variety of industrial reagents.

[e(thylene)d(iamine)t(etraacetic) a(cid).]

EDTA

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(Elements & Compounds) ethylenediaminetetra-acetic acid; a colourless crystalline slightly soluble organic compound used in inorganic chemistry and biochemistry. It is a powerful chelating agent used to stabilize bleach in detergents. Formula: [(HOOCCH2)2NCH2]2

EDTA

ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid: a colorless compound, C10H16N2O8, capable of chelating a variety of divalent metal cations: used in food preservation, as an anticoagulant, and in the treatment of heavy-metal poisonings.
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Noun1.EDTA - a complex molecule used medically to chelate metal ions in cases of lead or heavy metal poisoning
molecule - (physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound
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In addition, 3 mL of blood for blood corpuscle analyses was collected in another blood collection tube containing ethylenediaminetetraacetate.
Chelation therapy was started with calcium ethylenediaminetetraacetate. The hen was laying eggs before, during, and after chelation therapy.
Antecubital venous blood from the subjects was collected in tubes containing ethylenediaminetetraacetate (EDTA) and subjected to centrifugation within 2 h of collection.
Copper is an active ingredient of some of the pesticides used in coffee cultures, in the form of copper hydroxide, copper oxychloride, copper sulfate, or copper ethylenediaminetetraacetate (EDTA), which allows the absorption of this element by the plant, explaining its presence in the grain [11].
The EDTA solution which was used as the titrant was prepared by dissolving approximately 500.0 mg sodium hydroxide pellets, 50.0 mg magnesium chloride hexahydrate, and 1.0000 g solid disodium salt of ethylenediaminetetraacetate in 100.00 ml of carbon dioxide-free distilled water.
All blood samples were drawn into including ethylenediaminetetraacetate (EDTA) sterile tubes just after the admission of patients to the hospital before receiving any medication.
The blood samples were collected in ethylenediaminetetraacetate containing tubes after 12 hours of fasting; they were centrifuged immediately at 2000 x g for 10 minutes at room temperature to prevent Hcy formation and leakage from erythrocytes.
Approximate 110 cases during study period April 2015 to March 2016 were evaluated by EDTA (Ethylenediaminetetraacetate) blood samples and MgS[O.sub.4] blood samples.
The sample volume of about 100 ug/ul breast cancer tissue was added to 900 mL of "L6" solution which consists of 120 g guanidinium thiocyanate (GuSCN) (Fluka Chemie AG, Buchs, Switzerland, cat number 50 990), 100 ml of 0.1 M Tris-HCl, pH 6.4, 22 ml 0.2 M ethylenediaminetetraacetate (EDTA), pH 8.0, and 2.6 g Triton X-100 (Packard, Instruments) with a final concentration of 50 mM Tris-HCl, 5 M GuSCN, 20 mM EDTA, and 0.1% Triton X-100.
The adduct Mn12/nickel ions were treated with a solution of 0.1 M disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate dihydrate ([Na.sub.2]EDTA) for 3 hours in order to evaluate the possibility of reusing the nanoadducts to remove is a [Ni.sup.2+].
Ahn, "Effect of ethylenediaminetetraacetate and lysozyme on the antimicrobial activity of ovotransferrin against Listeria monocytogenes," Poultry Science, vol.

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