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World J Methodol. Dec 26, 2014; 4(4): 197-218
Published online Dec 26, 2014. doi: 10.5662/wjm.v4.i4.197
Figure 3
Figure 3 The chemical structure of the iron chelating drug deferiprone (L1). Deferiprone can bind iron through the two molecules of oxygen. It is a bidentate chelator and at physiological pH three molecules of L1 are used for binding one molecule of iron.