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Chelate Definition

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This is the chemical structure of heme B.

This is the chemical structure of the chelate heme B. The iron atom is the central metal atom and the chelating agent is the heme group.

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Definition: A chelate is an organic compound formed when a polydentate ligand bonds to a central metal atom.

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