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Chelating agent

Definition

noun, plural: chelating agents

A ligand, often an organic compound, which reacts with a metal ion to produce a chelate.


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See also: chelation, ligand.


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Phytochelatin Synthase and chelation

... them from there? Also, uptake of iron, I hear, is necessary through a chelating agent because it will form a precipitate with phoshphorous. Why? And a few other things: Where ...

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by plasmodesmata11
Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:51 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Phytochelatin Synthase and chelation
Replies: 2
Views: 3582

Re:

... North Carolina Medical Board for his practices. Now I understand that a chelating agent can only interact with the Hg on the outside of the protein, but will removing Hg outside ...

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by CutToTheQuick
Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:11 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hg and sulphhydral groups: A layman's question.
Replies: 3
Views: 3486

Hg and sulphhydral groups: A layman's question.

... so to make things simple, the Hg++ most likely to interact with the chelating agent would be outside of the protein, this is not necessarily in the tail (think of a ball ...

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by canalon
Thu Jul 31, 2008 4:11 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hg and sulphhydral groups: A layman's question.
Replies: 3
Views: 3486

Can any one clarify my question with DNA

... wrong). NaCl and CTAB - used together to remove polysaccharides EDTA - chelating agent, used to remove Mg2+ and Ca2+ from DNase enzymes and prevent DNA degradation. TRIS - ...

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by Cat
Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:12 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Can any one clarify my question with DNA
Replies: 2
Views: 2945

dna storage

... you can change the buffering pH of your solution. EDTA is a cations chelating agent, it helps protect DNA from DNAses which needs Ca++ to act, but it can hinder Dna polymerase ...

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by canalon
Fri Jan 12, 2007 1:43 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: dna storage
Replies: 10
Views: 4044
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