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Definition of Chelator
1. one that chelates [n -S] - See also: chelates
Medical Definition of Chelator
1. A chelator is an organic chemical that bonds with and removes free metal ions from solutions. Chelating agents are sometimes used to treat people suffering from metal poisoning. (09 Oct 1997)
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Literary usage of Chelator
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Design, Operation and Training Manual for an Intensive Culture Shrimp Hatchery by Granvil D. Treece, Joe M. Fox (1999)
"Again, as suggested with other compounds, EDTA can be used as a chelator to avoid toxic effects of these metals. Magnesium (Mg) Magnesium levels in normal ..."
2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... Disease (hepa- cular degeneration) became practical Fective with the availability of D-peni- ine, a chelator which is effective after dministration (1). ..."
3. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"A number of studies evaluating the role of iron and the production of ROS in asbestos toxicity utilize the potent iron chelator desferrioxamine. ..."
4. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Attenuation of lead- induced aversions by the chelators was also shown to be time dependent, ie, the longer the chelator administration was delayed the less ..."
5. Evaluation of Speciation Technology: Workshop Proceedings, Tokai-mura by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"It is also an effective in vivo chelator of Am. 3,4,3-LI-(l,2-Me-3,2-HOPO) Americium sequestering agents Similarly to plutonium, americium generally forms ..."