Definition of Cyclodextrins

1. Noun. (plural of cyclodextrin) ¹



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Definition of Cyclodextrins

1. cyclodextrin [n] - See also: cyclodextrin

Medical Definition of Cyclodextrins

1. A homologous group of cyclic glucans consisting of alpha-1,4 bound glucose units obtained by the action of cyclodextrin glucanotransferase on starch or similar substrates. The enzyme is produced by certain species of bacillus. Cyclodextrins form inclusion complexes with a wide variety of substances. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyclodextrins

cyclobutyls
cyclocephaly
cyclochoroiditis
cyclocrinitid
cyclocrinitids
cyclocross
cyclocryotherapy
cyclocumarol
cyclodehydration
cyclodehydrations
cyclodepsipeptide
cyclodepsipeptides
cyclodestructive
cyclodextrin
cyclodextrin glucoamylase
cyclodextrins (current term)
cyclodialysis
cyclodiathermy
cyclodiene
cyclodienes
cyclodimer
cyclodimerization
cyclodimerize
cyclodimerized
cyclodipeptide
cyclodipeptides
cyclododecane
cyclododecatriene
cyclododecatrienes
cyclododecyl

Literary usage of Cyclodextrins

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1. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Fnb, Institute of Medicine (U. S.), High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"... vitamin C may be coated with various substances, such as ethyl cellulose, cyclodextrins, or lipids, to prevent contact with iron, copper, or nickel. ..."

2. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"B5 Production of cyclodextrins, a novel carbohydrate, in the tubers of transgenic potato plants. Oakes, .IV; Shewmaker, CK; Stalker, DM New York, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Protection Against by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"The naturally occurring class of oligosaccharides known as the cyclodextrins provide a generally suitable structure, and are already widely used to ..."

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