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><br>
 
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://scifun.chem.wisc.edu/chemweek/Chelates/porphine.gif<br><br>
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Souce: http://scifun.chem.wisc.edu<br><br>
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This image shows a chemical compound composed of a metal ion and a chelating agent<br><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.

porphine.gif

Souce: http://scifun.chem.wisc.edu

This image shows a chemical compound composed of a metal ion and a chelating agent