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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.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Iron Chelating Agents" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Iron Chelating Agents" was a major or minor topic of these publication.