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Companies Cyclodextrins

BLD Pharmatech Inc., China

Found in 2014, BLDpharm, Inc. is a leading supplier and manufacturer of research chemicals to pharmaceutical companies, universities, biotech companies, healthcare industries, contract research organizations etc. With its own R&D center in Shanghai, BLDpharm main field of expertise covers the devel more

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  • Self-healing coating made of corn starch makes small scratches disappear through heat

    Due to the special arrangement of its molecules, a new coating made of corn starch is able to repair small scratches by itself through heat: The cross-linking via ring-shaped molecules makes the material mobile, so that it compensates for the scratches and these disappear again. Superficial micro-s more

  • EU Commission verifies health claim for alpha-cyclodextrin

    The European Commission has verified a health claim for alpha-cyclodextrin. The EU assessment report confirms that alpha-cyclodextrin can reduce blood sugar peaks following a high-starch meal. It thus supports an earlier positive recommendation issued by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). In more

  • DKSH and WACKER start strategic partnership

    DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials has started a strategic partnership with WACKER. Under the exclusive distribution agreement, DKSH will market WACKER’s Biosolutions products: fermenter cysteine and bioengineered cyclodextrins. The new regional agreement covers the whole of South East Asia, more

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Cyclodextrin Cyclodextrins (sometimes called cycloamyloses) make up a family of cyclic oligosaccharides , composed of 5 or more α-D-glucopyranoside units linked 1->4, as in amylose (a fragment of starch ). The 5-membered macrocycle is not na ... more


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