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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

gadolinium-chelate 
A coordination complex consisting of a gadolinium ion bound to a hexadentate organic chelating agent such as diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid. Chelates of gadolinium are frequently utilized as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents and can be used to track nanoparticle-mediated drug delivery. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:Gadolinium Coordination Complex
Gadolinium-Chelant Complex