"Iron Chelating Agents" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Organic chemicals that form two or more coordination links with an iron ion. Once coordination has occurred, the complex formed is called a chelate. The iron-binding porphyrin group of hemoglobin is an example of a metal chelate found in biological systems.
|Iron Chelating Agents
- Iron Chelating Agents
- Agents, Iron Chelating
- Chelating Agents, Iron
- Iron Chelates
- Chelates, Iron
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