Biomedical Uses of Amorphous Water-Soluble Derivatives of Cyclodextrins

  • Josef Pitha


Inclusion complexes based on cyclodextrins have recently become newsworthy and fashionable. The phenomenon itself is not exactly of recent origin: complexes of this type are only a slight modification of inclusion complexes formed by starch, a natural mode of storage in which plants store “guest” fatty acids in “host” carbohydrate, i.e amylose, which is the main component of starch.


Inclusion Complex Propylene Oxide Cyclodextrin Derivative Standard Tablet Solubilizing System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Josef Pitha
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  1. 1.National Institutes of HealthNIA/GRCBaltimoreUSA

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