"Cyclodextrins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Cyclodextrin Derivatives
- Derivatives, Cyclodextrin
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