chelating agent
chelating agent che"lat*ing a`gent, n. (Chem.) a compound which forms a chelate with a metal ion.

Note: Commonly used chelating agents in laboratory use are {EDTA} and {sodium citrate}. Citrate is used as an additive to blood collected in blood banks, to chelate the calcium ions and retard clotting. [PJC]


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  • chelating agent — chelantas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Chelatinį žiedą sudarantis ligandas. atitikmenys: angl. chelating agent rus. хелант; хелатирующий реагент; хелатообразующий лиганд; хелатообразующий реагент …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chelating agent — kompleksonas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiaga, sudaranti su katijonais chelatinį kompleksą. atitikmenys: angl. chelating agent; complexone rus. комплексон …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chelating agent — che·lat·ing agent kē .lā tiŋ n chelator * * * a chemical compound that forms complexes by binding metal ions. Some chelating agents, including desferrioxamine and penicillamine, are drugs used to treat metal poisoning: the metal is bound to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • chelating agent — a chemical compound that forms complexes by binding metal ions. Some chelating agents, including desferrioxamine and penicillamine, are drugs used to treat metal poisoning: the metal is bound to the drug and excreted safely. Chelating agents… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • chelating agent — /kəˈleɪtɪŋ eɪdʒənt/ (say kuh layting ayjuhnt) noun Chemistry a multivalent coordinating agent or ligand which is able to form a complex with a metal ion, the coordinated metal being present in one or more rings with the ligand …   Australian English dictionary

  • chelating agent — Chem. a ligand that forms chelates. Also called chelator /kee lay teuhr/. * * * …   Universalium

  • chelating agent — noun Any compound that reacts with a metal ion to produce a chelate …   Wiktionary

  • chelating agent — Chem. a ligand that forms chelates. Also called chelator /kee lay teuhr/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Вещество Хелатирующее (Chelating Agent) — химическое соединение, которое образует комплексы путем присоединения ионов металлов. Некоторые хелатирующие вещества, например, дезферриоксамин и пеницилламин; применяются в процессе лечения отравлений различными металлами: металл связывается с… …   Медицинские термины

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