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Cyclodextrins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cyclodextrins
Tree Number(s)
D04.345.103
D09.301.915.400.375
D09.698.365.855.400.375
Unique ID
D003505
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003505
Annotation
note specifics
Scope Note
A homologous group of cyclic GLUCANS consisting of alpha-1,4 bound glucose units obtained by the action of cyclodextrin glucanotransferase on starch or similar substrates. The enzyme is produced by certain species of Bacillus. Cyclodextrins form inclusion complexes with a wide variety of substances.
Entry Term(s)
Cycloamylose
Cyclodextrin
Cyclodextrin Derivatives
Cyclomaltooligosaccharides
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 83
Previous Indexing
Dextrins (1975-1979)
Polysaccharides (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under DEXTRINS 1980-90
History Note
91(80); was see under DEXTRINS 1980-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/05/23
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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