cyclodextrin


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cyclodextrin

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈdɛkstrɪn)
n
any of a group of cyclic oligosaccharides found in starch digests of certain bacteria
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Captisol is a patented, specialized cyclodextrin that plays a role in protecting kidneys from the damaging effects of these agents.
These molecules consist of polyethylene glycol linear polymers, cyclodextrin ring molecules and adamantanamine stopper molecules.
For the first time, WACKER is establishing a global laboratory dedicated to developing and commercializing new industrial applications for its cyclodextrin products.
Organics (or their moiety) may be including by the cyclodextrin because it has an axial open cavity of hydrophobic character [10, 11].
The application of beta cyclodextrin ([beta]CD) in milk and milk products is superior to other techniques of cholesterol removal in terms of efficiency and safety of treated stuffs (Lee et al.
Using the company's cyclodextrin polymer technology, Dr.
The company said Livatag (doxorubicin Transdrug) is based on an innovative technology allowing the formulation of doxorubicin (a chemotherapeutic agent) within nanoparticles composed of polyalkylcyanoacrylate, cyclodextrin, and poloxamer.
Cyclodextrin, a sugar found in the air freshener Febreze, cleared mouse arteries of cholesterol plaques, Tina Hesman Saey reported in "A sugar can melt away cholesterol," (SN: 5/14/16, p.
Scientists fed mice either a standard Western diet laden with fat or the same diet with the addition of alpha- cyclodextrin supplementation.
What we did is make the first high-surface-area material made of cyclodextrin [sugar molecules bound together in a ring]," said Will Dichtel, associate professor of chemistry, who led the research, "combining some of the advantages of the activated carbon with the inherent advantages of the cyclodextrin.
The action of cyclodextrin glycosyl transferases (CGTases) on starch leads to the break down of starch into oligosaccharides containing six, seven and eight glucose units.
Cyclodextrins derive from the action of the bacterial enzyme cyclodextrin glucosyltransferase (EC 2.