cyclodextrin

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cyclodextrin

[¦sī·klō′dek·strən]
(biochemistry)
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PHOTO : Chemist Jacob Rendleman uses molecular models to determine the best shape and size for a molecule to bind snugly within the cavity of the donut-shaped gamma-cyclodextrins.
Especially costly is gamma-cyclodextrin with a "donut hole" larger than those of alpha- and beta-cyclodextrins.
Prices for gamma-cyclodextrin have been about 100-fold greater than those of beta-cyclodextrin over the past 10 years, but they are drifting downward with prospects of market competition, according to an industry spokesperson.

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