Translation of chelate in Spanish:

chelate

quelatar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈkiːleɪt//ˈkileɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    quelatar
    formar quelatos
    chelated mineral mineral quelatado masculine
    • EDTA chelates divalent cations and thus prevents the formation of the inactive complex.
    • It chemically captures, or chelates, excess iron but must be given intravenously or by injection.
    • ALA not only may help chelate heavy metals but is important for replenishing GSH levels.
    • When EDTA chelates the ions, the solution changes to the blue color of the indicator in alkaline solution.
    • However, quinolones chelate with cations such as aluminum, magnesium, calcium, iron, and zinc.