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Chelating Agents Summary

Description: Chemicals that bind to and remove ions from solutions. Many chelating agents function through the formation of COORDINATION COMPLEXES with METALS.

Also Known As: Chelators; Agents, Chelating; Antagonists, Metal; Complexons; Metal Antagonists

Networked: 1125 relevant articles (86 outcomes, 122 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Chelating Agents is Relevant

  1. Iron Overload : 22 outcomes 13 studies in 175 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 14 outcomes 26 studies in 170 results
  3. Cardiomyopathies (Cardiomyopathy) : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 7 results
  4. Thalassemia : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 35 results
  5. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 42 results
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Drugs Related to Chelating Agents

  1. Iron
  2. Deferoxamine (Desferal)
  3. Antioxidants
  4. deferiprone (CP20)
  5. Zinc
  6. Ions
  7. Pentetic Acid (DTPA)
  8. lewisite
  9. Calcium
  10. deferasirox
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Therapies Related to Chelating Agents

  1. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions)
  2. Chelation Therapy (Therapy, Chelation)
  3. Radioimmunotherapy
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  5. Complementary Therapies (Alternative Medicine)
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