Synthesis of l-cyclodextrins

Sophie R. Beeren*

*Corresponding author for this work

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d-cyclodextrins are naturally occurring macrocyclic oligosaccharides that act as hosts for hydrophobic guests and are produced on a multi-tonne scale. Now, using chemical synthesis, mirror-image cyclodextrins are produced from l- instead of d-glucose units.

Original languageEnglish
JournalNature Synthesis
Number of pages2
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2024


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