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14 Metal Chelates



Metal Chelate

  • Product code
    G002  GEDTA(EGTA)
  • CAS No.
  • Chemical name
    O,O'-Bis(2-aminoethyl)ethyleneglycol-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid
  • MW
Unit size Price Item Code
100 g $340.00 G002-12

Calcium Chelation

Product Description

EGTA is the most widely used calcium- selective chelator. The calcium complex of EGTA is 100,000 times more stable than its Mg complex. It is utilized to prepare calcium buffers and control the calcium ion concentration.


Open References

1. C. L. Luke, et al., Photometric Determination of Magnesium in Electronic Nickel. Anal Chem. 1954;26:1778-1780.
 2. F. S. Sadek, et al., Visual EGTA Titration of Calcium in Thepresence of Magnesium. Talanta. 1959;2:38-51.
 3. R. Pribil, et al., Contributions to the Basic Problems of Complexometry-XX Determination of Calcium and Magnesium. Talanta. 1966;13:233-236.
 4. T. Tatsumi, et al., Hypochlorous Acid Mobilizes Intracellular Zinc in Isolated Rat Heart Myocytes. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1994;26:471-479.
 5. H. Ohata, et al., Confocal Imaging Analysis of ATP-Induced Ca2+ Response in Individual Endothelial Cells of the Artery in Situ. Am J Physiol. 1997;272:C1980-C1987.
 6. I. Sakabe, et al., Induction of Apoptosis in Neuro-2A Cells by Zn2+ Chelating. Cell Struct Funct. 1998;23:95-99.

Handling and storage condition

Appearance: White crystalline powder
Purity (Titration): ≧ 97.0 %
Solubility in NaOH solution: To pass test (clear, colorless)
Sulfated ash: ≦ 0.10 %
Heavy metals (as Pb): ≦ 0.001 %
Iron (Fe): ≦ 0.001 %
Handling and storage condition
Ambient temperature

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