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What does EDTA stand for?

EDTA stands for Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid (chemistry)

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[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The most common chelate used in the cosmetic industry is ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) and its derivatives.
The research team examined the effect on iron uptake of 3 chemically different model chelators--the synthetic chelator ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) and two siderophores, desferriferrioxamine B (DFB) and azotochelin.
DNA purification was carried out by using Qiagen[R] buccal swab spin protocol with the following modifications: 1) a final concentration of 1 millimolar (mM) ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) was added to the phosphate-buffered saline extraction buffer; 2) the proteinase K treatment step was eliminated; and 3) an RNase mixture of A and T1 enzymes was used to degrade RNA after the final DNA purification step (Ambion Inc.