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Term:
metal chelating activity (GO:0046911)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
metal ion binding +     
alkali metal ion binding +   
calcium ion binding +   
lead ion binding 
magnesium ion binding  
metal chelating activity  
The formation of bonds from two or more atoms within the same ligand to a metal atom in complexes in which the metal is part of a ring.
transition metal ion binding +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: metal chelation
Narrow Synonyms: heavy metal chelation
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732, ISBN:0716731363

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