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Iron Chelating Agents

"Iron Chelating Agents" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Iron Chelating Agents" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Iron Chelating Agents" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 96 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2009 and 2015
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