CHEBI:77963 - sequestrant

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ChEBI Name sequestrant
ChEBI ID CHEBI:77963
Definition A food preservative that acts by chelating with metal cations (particularly those of copper, iron and nickel) that catalyse the oxidation of fats in food.
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Outgoing sequestrant (CHEBI:77963) is a chelator (CHEBI:38161)
sequestrant (CHEBI:77963) is a food preservative (CHEBI:65255)
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Last Modified
01 April 2014