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Iron Chelating Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Iron Chelating Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.519.914.500.410
D27.720.832.500.410
Unique ID
D007502
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007502
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Iron Chelates
Registry Number
0
See Also
Siderophores
Public MeSH Note
98; see IRON CHELATES 1963-97
History Note
98(63)
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Iron Chelating Agents Preferred
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