Ethylene Diamine Tetraacetic Acid (EDTA) Disodium Salt is a hexadentate ligand. It gets chelated with metal ions and make an octahedral complex particularly with cations. This is a blood anticoagulant which contributes to the pathogenesis of pseudothrombocytopenia. It can also chelated with the calcium and can inhibits the blood clotting. This is apt for many haematological tests. Ethylene Diamine Tetraacetic Acid (EDTA) Disodium Salt is also utilized to boost the antibacterial action of lysozyme.
- Used in the chelation therapy.
- Also, suited for the dilation of artery as well as solubilization of atheromatous plaque.
- It is also apt for the EDTA chelation therapy.
- It is made to protect from lipid peroxidation and is apt for the liver fibrosis.