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Iron Chelating Agents Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Agents, Iron Chelating; Chelates, Iron; Chelating Agents, Iron; Iron Chelates

Networked: 73 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Iron Chelating Agents is Relevant

  1. Iron Overload : 2 outcomes 1 study in 19 results
  2. Thalassemia : 2 outcomes in 5 results
  3. beta-Thalassemia (Cooley's Anemia) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
  4. Shock : 1 outcome in 2 results
  5. Neurodegenerative Diseases (Neurodegenerative Disease) : 1 outcome in 1 result
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Drugs Related to Iron Chelating Agents

  1. Deferoxamine (Desferal)
  2. deferasirox
  3. deferiprone (CP20)
  4. Quercetin
  5. Free Radicals
  6. Evans Blue (Blue, Evans)
  7. Curcumin
  8. Amyloid (Amyloid Fibrils)
  9. Iron
  10. Antimalarials (Antimalarial Agents)
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Therapies Related to Iron Chelating Agents

  1. Heart-Lung Transplantation
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions)

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