Difference between revisions of "Chelates"

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1. A chemical formulation in which a metal atom (very often a [[micronutrient]] such as iron) is bound with an [[organic]] component to improve the overall uptake of the micronutrient.<br>
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1. A chemical formulation in which a metal atom (very often a [[micronutrient]] such as iron) is bound with an [[organic]] component to improve the overall uptake of the micronutrient.<br><br>
 
 
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http://www.ncl.ac.uk/nsci/assets/photos/aho1.gif<br><br> 
 
The picture shows an example of the types of molecular-assembly that can be formed using chelate-tethered nucleobases. Shown here is an inverted G-tetrad formed through metal-ligand bond formation between a guanine derivative and CdSO4.
 
 
 
"Source: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/nsci/research/chemistry/highlights/aho.htm"
 

Revision as of 12:38, 14 March 2006


1. A chemical formulation in which a metal atom (very often a micronutrient such as iron) is bound with an organic component to improve the overall uptake of the micronutrient.