cyclodextrin

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cyclodextrin

[¦sī·klō′dek·strən]
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Since 1995, a great number of researches were focused on the study of inclusion complex of cyclodextrins by semi empirical methods AM1 and PM3 to obtain electronics properties and to have more information about geometry of the complex.
Cyclodextrins are cyclic sugar molecules (oligosaccharides) consisting of six, seven or eight glucose units.
Hydroxypropyl [beta]-cyclodextrin (HP-betaCD) was purchased from Cyclolab (Cyclolab Cyclodextrin Research & Development Laboratory, Ltd., Hungary, medium molecular weight: 8500 g[mol.sup.-1]).
"Linoleic acid plays a vital role in the skin, contributing to its barrier function and exhibiting important skin-care and restorative properties," explained WACKER's Marlies Regiert, who is responsible for cyclodextrin development and marketing for the cosmetics and perfume sector.
CTD supports three clinical trial programs using its proprietary cyclodextrin drug, Trappsol Cyclo, administered intravenously, in the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Israel and Italy for the treatment of NPC.
Natural cyclodextrins like [beta]-cyclodextrin have limited aqueous solubility and the complexes formed from the interaction of lipophilic/hydrophobic drugs with these cyclodextrins may be of limited solubility.
Polyglycerol dendron functionalized cyclodextrins ([beta]-CD-g-PG) are novel carriers which can be synthesized by controlled anionic polymerization of glycidol.
Wagner, "Fluorescence enhancement of curcumin upon inclusion into parent and modified cyclodextrins," Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, vol.
Piekartz et al., "Selective functionalized and flexible coupling of cyclodextrins at the secondary hydroxyl face," Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol.
Henriques, "Cyclodextrins as encapsulation agents for plant bioactive compounds," Carbohydrate Polymers, vol.