6. Cyclodextrins

  1. Frank Davis and
  2. Séamus Higson

Published Online: 22 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470980200.ch6

Macrocycles: Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications

Macrocycles: Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications

How to Cite

Davis, F. and Higson, S. (2011) Cyclodextrins, in Macrocycles: Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470980200.ch6

Author Information

  1. Cranfield Health, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714621

Online ISBN: 9780470980200

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Keywords:

  • cyclodextrins, being different - with a natural origin;
  • amylase, water-soluble polysaccharide - of 1, 4-linked glucose units;
  • complex formation by cyclodextrins - complexation, poor water-soluble compound;
  • cyclodextrin and guest structures - stability of complexes in solution, being complex;
  • polyesters, as polycaprolactone - inclusion complexes with three major cyclodextrins;
  • viologen, containing polymers and polyionenes;
  • possible positional isomers - of bis-substituted β-cyclodextrin;
  • multiple cyclodextrin systems - bis and multi-cyclodextrins;
  • covalently linked cyclodextrin polymers;
  • cyclodextrins, and macrocyclic systems - combining with other macrocyclic systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Complex Formation by Cyclodextrins

  • Cyclodextrins of Other Sizes

  • Modification Reactions of Cyclodextrins

  • Selectivity of Cyclodextrins

  • Multiple Cyclodextrin Systems

  • Polymeric Cyclodextrins

  • Cyclodextrins Combined with Other Macrocyclic Systems

  • Therapeutic Uses of Cyclodextrins

  • Other Uses of Cyclodextrins

  • Conclusions

  • Bibliography

  • References