cyclodextrin

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cyclodextrin

(sī-klō-dĕks′trĭn)
A molecule made of linked dextrose subunits that can be used in drug delivery in the body. Cyclodextrins have lipid centers surrounded by water-soluble exteriors. This combination allows fat-soluble medicines to be carried through the bloodstream to lipid-rich organs like the brain.
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The use of phospholipid carriers for amphotericin B or cyclodextrine carriers for the triazoles (e.
Morillo, "Application of Cyclodextrines in Agrochemistry; Cyclodextrines and Their Complexes," in Cyclodextrins and Their Complexes: Chemistry, Analytical Methods, Applications, H.