Journal of Surfactants and Detergents

, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 415–421 | Cite as

Syntheses and applications of sucrose-based esters

  • Tülay Plat
  • Robert J. LinhardtEmail author


This review describes chemical and enzymatic syntheses of nonionic, anionic, and amphoteric sugar-based surfactants with special focus on methods for the regioselective synthesisof these surfactants.

Key Words

Fatty acid sucrose esters review sucrose sucrose sulfates surfactants 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, PHAR S328University of IowaIowa City

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