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Descriptor English: Chelating Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Quelantes
Descriptor Portuguese: Quelantes
Descriptor French: Chélateurs
Entry term(s): Agent, Chelating
Agents, Chelating
Agents, Metal Chelating
Antagonists, Metal
Chelating Agent
Chelating Agents, Metal
Chelator
Chelators
Complexons
Metal Antagonists
Metal Chelating Agents
Tree number(s): D27.505.519.914.500
D27.720.832.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002614
Scope note: Chemicals that bind to and remove ions from solutions. Many chelating agents function through the formation of COORDINATION COMPLEXES with METALS.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Public MeSH Note: HEAVY METAL DETOXICANTS was heading 1963-65
History Note: HEAVY METAL DETOXICANTS was heading 1963-65
Related: Antidotes MeSH
Iron Chelating Agents MeSH
DeCS ID: 2659
Unique ID: D002614
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Chelating Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0004002
Scope note Chemicals that bind to and remove ions from solutions. Many chelating agents function through the formation of COORDINATION COMPLEXES with METALS.
Preferred term Chelating Agents
Entry term(s) Agent, Chelating
Agents, Chelating
Chelating Agent
Chelator
Chelators
Complexons
Metal Antagonists - Broader
Concept UI M0004003
Preferred term Metal Antagonists
Entry term(s) Antagonists, Metal
Metal Chelating Agents - Narrower
Concept UI M0587313
Preferred term Metal Chelating Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Metal Chelating
Chelating Agents, Metal



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