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  1. Study on the inclusion complexes of bromazepam with beta- and beta-hydroxypropyl-cyclodextrins.

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    Archontaki, H A; Vertzoni, M V; Athanassiou-Malaki, M H

    2002-05-15

    Solubility enhancement of the water insoluble bromazepam was studied during the formation of its inclusion complexes with beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) and beta-hydroxypropyl-cyclodextrin (beta-HP-CD). The phase solubility technique established by Higuchi and Connors and UV-spectrophotometric methods (zero- and second-order derivative approaches) were used to measure the changes introduced in this chemical system. The amount of time, which was necessary to reach equilibrium between inclusion complexes and their free components, was estimated and found equal to 24 h. The study was carried out at (i) pH 7.0 and 25 degrees C and (ii) pH 7.4 and 37 degrees C. The solubility of bromazepam increased linearly as a function of concentration for both beta-and beta-hydroxypropyl-cyclodextrins. Thus, the phase solubility diagrams were classified as of A(L) type in all cases. Under the above-mentioned conditions, the formation constants of the inclusion complexes were calculated and their stoichiometry was evaluated, found in the range of 69-85 M(-1) and 1:1, respectively.

  2. [Solubilization on cryptotanshinone by hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin and preparation of their inclusion compound].

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    Luo, Xin; Xu, Yue-hong; Chen, Bao; Gu, Lian-quan; Huang, Min; Liu, Pei-qing

    2005-09-01

    To prepare cryptotanshinone (CT)-cyclodextrin inclusion compound and improve dissolution of CT. Inclusion ratio was determined by plotting the phase solubility curve of CT versus hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPCD). CT-cyclodextrin inclusion compound was made by wet grinding method. Properties of the inclusion compound was investigated by in vitro dissolution test, DTA and IR spectrum. Inclusion ratio of CT versus HPCD was 1:1. Dissolution of CT-HPCD inclusion compound at 45 min was 21.6 times of material drug. Dissolution of CT was improved remarkably in CT-HPCD inclusion compound. The complexation force of the inclusion compound was hydrogen bond formed by carbonyl group of CT and hydroxyl group of HPCD.

  3. [Preparation, identification and thermodynamic stability of capsaicin-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin inclusion compound].

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    Chen, Xiaoyu; Zhang, Zhirong; Ren, Ke; Gong, Tao

    2009-02-01

    To prepare and identify the capsaicin-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (capsaicin-HP-beta-CD) inclusion compound the mol ratio between capsaicin and HP-beta-CD and the thermodynamic constants in inclusion were studied simultaneously. The capsaicin-HP-beta-CD inclusion compound was prepared with the method of saturation aqueous solution. Meanwhile, the inclusion compound was identified by differential scanning calorimetry methods (DSC), infrared spectrometry (IR), and X-ray diffraction (XRD), respectively. The mol ratio between host and guest molecular and the thermodynamic constants during the inclusion process were also researched by phase solubility method. An 1 : 1 molar ratio inclusion compound of capsaicin with HP-beta-CD could form at 25, 35 and 45 degrees C. The phase diagram was A(L) type. The solubility of capsaicin-HP-beta-CD inclusion compound can be increased obviously.

  4. Solid-state characterization and dissolution properties of bicalutamide-beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex.

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    Patil, A L; Pore, Y V; Kuchekar, B S; Late, S G

    2008-04-01

    The solid-state properties and dissolution profile of bicalutamide beta-cyclodextrin (betaCD) inclusion complex were investigated. The phase solubility profile of bicalutamide with beta-cyclodextrin was classified as A(L)-type. Stability constant with 1:1 molar ratio was calculated from the phase solubility diagram and the aqueous solubility of bicalutamide was found to be enhanced by 86% for beta-cyclodextrin. Binary systems of bicalutamide with betaCD were prepared by the kneading method. The solid-state properties of the complex were characterized by differential scanning calorimetry, Fourier transformation-infrared spectroscopy and X-ray powder diffractometry. It could be concluded that bicalutamide could form an inclusion complex with beta-cyclodextrin. The dissolution profile of the inclusion complex was determined and compared with those of bicalutamide alone and its physical mixture. The dissolution rate of bicalutamide was significantly increased bycomplexation with betaCD, as compared with pure drug and physical mixture.

  5. Inclusion complex of butachlor with beta-cyclodextrin: characterization, solubility, and speciation-dependent adsorption.

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    Bian, Haitao; Chen, Jingwen; Cai, Xiyun; Liu, Ping; Liu, Huihui; Qiao, Xianliang; Huang, Liping

    2009-08-26

    Due to soil adsorption, higher amounts of the herbicide butachlor are necessary to achieve its herbicidal activity, hence increasing its environmental risks. In this study, the effects of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) on solubility and soil adsorption of butachlor were investigated. Formation of a 1:1 stoichiometric inclusion complex between them with an apparent stability constant of 443 L mol(-1) was confirmed in the solution. Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy showed that the (N-CO) amide bond and alkyl ether moiety of butachlor molecule could enter into the cavity of beta-CD, but the double-substituted aromatic ring was excluded because it was larger size than the cavity. Significant enhancing dissolution of butachlor in the inclusion complex occurred in comparison to the free herbicide. The adsorption of butachlor on soil was reduced with an increase of beta-CD concentration because of the formation of the inclusion complex with low adsorption potency. Although the sorption distribution coefficient of complexed butachlor (i.e., butachlor/beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex) (K(d,c) = 6.14) was about 14% of that of the free herbicide (K(d,f) = 44.54), the proportion of the adsorbed amount of complexed butachlor to the total adsorbed amount rose with the increase of beta-CD concentration. Thus, the adsorption of inclusion complex cannot be neglected in the presence of high concentrations cyclodextrins, although its water solubility was much higher than that of the free herbicide. These results indicate that beta-CD may be used as a formation additive to improve the solubility of butachlor, reduce its adsorption on soil, and increase the availability of butachlor for weeds.

  6. [Spectrofluorimetric study of supramolecular inclusion between rodenticide brodifacoum and beta-cyclodextrin and application].

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    Duan, Yun-Qing; Duan, Zhi-Qing; Min, Shun-Geng; Xiong, Yan-Mei; Duan, Jia; Ye, Sheng-Feng; Wang, Dong

    2010-04-01

    The supramolecular interaction between beta-cyclodextrin and brodifacoum, an anticoagulant rodenticide of the second generation, was studied by spectroscopy. The results showed that brodifacoum and beta-cyclodextrin could form an inclusion complex with an association constant of 1.048 x 10(4) L x mol(-1) and a 1 : 1 stoichiometry based on Benesi-Hildebrand equation. The inclusion mechanism was proposed to explain the inclusion mode. It was indicated that the hydrophobic group of brodifacoum molecule, biphenyl, entered into the cavity of beta-cyclodextrin. At the same time, it was also observed the significant enhancement of fluorescence of brodifacoum after forming inclusion complex. According to the fluorescence enhancement phenomenon, a spectrofluorimetric method of detecting brodifacoum in aqueous media was established with the linear range of 8.0 x 10(-8)-4.0 x 10(-6) mol x L(-1) and the correlation coefficient of 0.999 4. The detection limit of the method was 8.8 x 10(-9) mol x L(-1). The proposed method was successfully applied to determine the trace amount of brodifacoum in environment water and the recovery was in the range of 87.3% to 103.9%.

  7. Preparation, characterization and molecular modeling studies of the inclusion complex of Caffeine with Beta-cyclodextrin

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    Prabu, Samikannu; Swaminathan, Meenakshisundaram; Sivakumar, Krishnamoorthy; Rajamohan, Rajaram

    2015-11-01

    The formation through supramolecular interaction of a host-guest inclusion complex of caffeine (CA) with nano-hydrophobic cavity beta-cyclodextrin (β-CD) is achieved by a physical mixture, a kneading method and a co-precipitation method. The formation of the inclusion complex of CA with β-CD in solution state is confirmed by UV-visible spectrophotometer, fluorescence spectrophotometer and time-resolved fluorescence spectrophotometer. The stoichiometry of the inclusion complex is 1:1; the imidazole ring and pyrimidine ring of caffeine is deeply entrapped in the beta-cyclodextrin as confirmed by spectral shifts. The Benesi-Hildebrand plot is used to calculate the binding constant of the inclusion complex of CA with β-CD at room temperature. The Gibbs free energy change of the inclusion complex process is calculated and the process is found to be spontaneous. The thermal stability of the inclusion complex of CA with β-CD is analyzed using differential scanning calorimetry. The crystal structure modification of a solid inclusion complex is confirmed by scanning electron microscopy image analysis. The formation of the inclusion complex of CA with β-CD in the solid phase is also confirmed by FT-IR and XRD. The formation of the inclusion complex between CA and β-CD, as confirmed by molecular docking studies, is in good relationship with the results obtained through different experimental methods.

  8. Characterization of aqueous and solid inclusion complexes of diuron and isoproturon with beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Dupuy, N; Marquis, S; Vanhove, G; Bria, M; Kister, J; Vrielynck, L

    2004-06-01

    The interaction of diuron and isoproturon herbicides with beta-cyclodextrin is conducive to the formation of inclusion compounds in aqueous solution as well as in the solid state. The physico-chemical study of these complexes was carried out by various analytical techniques such as ultraviolet (UV), Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR), Raman, X-ray diffraction, and 1H-NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) spectroscopies. The existence of inclusion complexes in water solution between the beta-cyclodextrin and each of the herbicides was revealed by electronic absorption and 1H-NMR spectroscopies. A 1:1 stoichiometry was determined for both complexes in aqueous medium from UV absorption spectra by using the Benesi-Hildebrand method; the relative stability constants at room temperature were calculated at 2700 +/- 300 L mol(-1) and 750 +/- 50 L mol(-1) for isoproturon and diuron, respectively. In the solid state, inclusion processes with beta-cyclodextrin were characterized by means of infrared and Raman techniques and confirmed by X-ray diffraction spectra.

  9. Structure, dynamics, and stability of beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes of aspartame and neotame.

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    Garbow, J R; Likos, J J; Schroeder, S A

    2001-04-01

    Studies of the high-intensity sweetener aspartame show that its stability is significantly enhanced in the presence of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CyD). At a 5:1 beta-CyD/aspartame molar ratio, the stability of aspartame is 42% greater in 4 mM phosphate buffer (pH 3.1) compared to solutions prepared without beta-CyD. Solution-state (1)H NMR experiments demonstrate the formation of 1:1 beta-CyD/aspartame complexes, stabilized by the interaction of the phenyl-ring protons of aspartame with the H3 and H5 protons of beta-CyD. Inclusion complex formation clearly accounts for the observed stability enhancement of aspartame in solution. The formation of inclusion complexes in solution is also demonstrated for beta-CyD and neotame, a structural derivative of aspartame containing an N-substituted 3,3-dimethylbutyl group. These complexes are stabilized by the interaction of beta-CyD with both phenyl-ring and dimethylbutyl protons. Solid-state NMR experiments provide additional characterization, clearly demonstrating the formation of inclusion complexes in lyophilized solids prepared from solutions of beta-CyD and either aspartame or neotame.

  10. [Synergetic taste masking of lipid coating and beta-cyclodextrin inclusion].

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    Li, Xue; Guo, Zhen; Hao, Jie-Bing; Li, Biao; Liu, Cong-Biao; Guo, Tao; Li, Hai-Yan; Shi, Sen-Lin; Wang, Liu-Yi; Zhang, Ji-Wen

    2014-03-01

    Paracetamol was used as a model drug in this study to investigate the synergetic effects of lipid coating and beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) inclusion for masking the bitter taste of poorly soluble drugs. To control the concentration as low as possible of the free drug which produced a bitter taste, a kinetic model was established to calculate the drug distribution theoretically among the free drug in medium, lipid coated particles and molecular inclusion on the basis of the preparation and characterization of the lipid microspheres, so as to select the proper amount of beta-CD. Finally, the synergetic drug delivery systems were prepared and characterized by 1H nuclear magnetic resonance (1H NMR), molecular simulation and the electronic tongue. As a result, the drug release rate constant (k) of the lipid microspheres coated with octadecanol was determined as 0.001 270 s(-1). Then, the synergetic drug delivery systems were prepared with the ratio of 6.74 : 1 (w/w) for beta-CD and paracetamol. The chemical shift values for the fingerprint peaks of paracetamol all increased and hydrogen bonds were formed between the oxygen on the phenolic hydroxyl group, the nitrogen on the imino in paracetamol and the hydrogens on the hydroxyl groups in beta-CD. The results tested by the electronic tongue indicated that the paracetamol, lipid microspheres, beta-CD inclusion and their mixture showed different taste characteristics, with the bitterness order of the synergetic drug delivery systems approximately lipid microspheres < beta-CD inclusion < paracetamol, which confirmed the synergetic taste masking effects of lipid coating and beta-CD molecular inclusion. In summary, the synergetic taste masking was jointly achieved through the retard of the drug release by the lipid coating and the inclusion of the free paracetamol by beta-CD through hydrogen bonds.

  11. Physico-chemical characterization of benzocaine-beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Pinto, Luciana M A; Fraceto, Leonardo Fernandes; Santana, Maria Helena A; Pertinhez, Thelma A; Junior, Sérgio Oyama; de Paula, Eneida

    2005-10-04

    Local anesthetics are able to induce pain relief by binding to the sodium channel of excitable membranes, blocking the influx of sodium ions and the propagation of the nervous impulse. Benzocaine (BZC) is a local anesthetic whose low water-solubility limits its application to topical formulations. The present work focuses on the characterization of inclusion complexes of BZC in beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD). Differential scanning calorimetry and electron microscopy gave evidences of the formation and the morphology of the complex. Fluorescence spectroscopy showed a BZC/beta-CD 1:1 stoichiometry. Phase-solubility diagrams allowed the determination of the association constants between BZC and beta-CD (549 M(-1)) and revealed that a three-fold increase in BZC solubility can be reached upon complexation with beta-CD. The details of BZC/beta-CD molecular interaction were analyzed by 1H 2D NMR allowing the proposition of an inclusion model for BZC into beta-CD where the aromatic ring of the anesthetic is located near the head of the beta-CD cavity. Moreover, in preliminary toxicity studies, the complex seems to be less toxic than BZC alone, since it induced a decrease in the in vitro oxidation of human hemoglobin. These results suggest that the BZC/beta-CD complex represents an effective novel formulation to enhance BZC solubility in water, turning it promising for use outside its traditional application, i.e., in infiltrative anesthesia.

  12. Investigation of the inclusions of puerarin and daidzin with beta-cyclodextrin by molecular dynamics simulation.

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    Zhang, Haiyang; Feng, Wei; Li, Cong; Tan, Tianwei

    2010-04-15

    Puerarin and daidzin, two major isoflavonoids of Radix puerariae , are widely adopted in traditional Chinese medicine. Foundational aspects related to separating the two compounds are essential to develop a more economical purification process. Inclusion models of the two compounds with beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) have been investigated by molecular dynamics simulation. Computational results reveal that both puerarin and daidzin can induce a conformational change of beta-CD, which is compressed in one direction and stretched in the other. The effect of solvent and media on the conformational change of beta-CD and the movement of guest molecules inside the cavity has been investigated. Furthermore, hydrogen bonding interactions have been analyzed, and the results have been utilized for the explanation of separating puerarin from daidzin.

  13. Spectrophotometric and electrochemical study of the inclusion complex between beta-cyclodextrin and furnidipine.

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    Yáñez, C; Salazar, R; Núñez-Vergara, L J; Squella, J A

    2004-04-01

    Inclusion complexation between furnidipine (2,6-dimethyl-4-(2-nitrophenyl)-1,4-dihydropyridine-3,5-dicarboxylic acid 3-tetrahydrofurfuryl 5-methyl diester), a calcium-channel antagonist, and beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CyD) was studied in aqueous solution by using both spectrophotometric and electrochemical measurements. The phase solubility profile was classified as A(L)-type, indicating the formation of 1:1 stoichiometric inclusion complex of furnidipine with beta-CyD. Based on the spectrophotometric absorbance's variations, a formation constant value, K(f), of 156 M(-1) was determined. Electrochemical measurements using chronocoulometric experiments were used for the determination of the diffusion coefficients. In absence of beta-CyD, a diffusion coefficient value of 4.32 x 10(-6) cm2 s(-1) was obtained for furnidipine. The addition of beta-CyD produced a decrease of 30% for the diffusion coefficient. Formation of inclusion complexes of furnidipine with beta-CyD was proved to increase more than three times the solubility of furnidipine.

  14. [Study on the extraction of volatile oil in dry ginger and the preparation of its beta-cyclodextrin inclusion compound].

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    Di, L; Zhang, Y; Pan, H

    2000-02-01

    By using orthogonal tests, the optimized extraction of volatile oil was practiced by distillation. The inclusion compound of the oil-beta-cyclodextrin inclusion compound was prepared by the liquid-phase method in aqueous solution. And it was confirmed by thin layer chromatogram and differential thermal analysis.

  15. Study of inclusion complex formation between tropaeolin OO and beta-cyclodextrin by spectrophotometry and Infrared spectroscopy.

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    Wang, Huai You; Han, Juan; Feng, Xia Guang; Pang, Yan Ling

    2006-09-01

    The mechanism of the inclusion of tropaeolin OO (TPOO) and beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) has been studied by spectrophotometry. The inclusion depth of the guest molecule in the host molecule was demonstrated by infrared spectrometry. Effect of the pH, concentrations of beta-CD, solvents and ionic strength on the inclusion of TPOO and beta-CD were examined. The result showed that TPOO reacts with beta-CD to form a 1:1 host-guest complex with an apparent formation constant of 1.50 x 10(3) l mol(-1). The thermodynamic parameters of inclusion reaction, DeltaG degrees , DeltaH degrees and DeltaS degrees were obtained.

  16. [Extraction of oleanolic acid from leaves of Chaenomeles speciosa and processing techniques of its HP-beta-cyclodextrin inclusion compound].

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    Chen, Qiu-shi; Wu, Jie; Li, Wei; Cheng, Bei

    2010-05-01

    To select the best extraction of oleanolic acid from leaves of Chaenomeles speciosa and processing techniques of its HP-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CD) inclusion compound. The study was carried out with orthogonal experiment. Ultrasonic treatment time, extraction time, temperature of extraction and ratio of material to liquor were used as indices. The optimum inclusion technique was chosen by determining the oleanolic acid-bearing rate. The processing techniques of the HP-beta-CD inclusion compound was optimized by taking the ratio of HP-beta-CD to oleanolic acid, the time and temperature of the inclusion process as factors and with the yield of the inclusion compound and the inclusion rate of the volatile oil as the indices. The optimal process for oleanolic acid extraction were as following: ultrasonic treatment time as 40 min, extraction time as 70 min, temperature of extraction as 60 degrees C, ratio of material to liquor as 1:10. The optimal processing conditions for HP-beta-CD inclusion compound of oleanolic acid were as following: the ratio of HP-beta-CD to oleanolic acid was 1:2, the inclusion time of the compound was 3.0 hours at 60 degrees C. High extraction yield of oleanolic acid and stable inclusion compound can be obtained using the above method.

  17. [UV spectroscopic characterization of the inclusion interaction of beta-cyclodextrin and sym-diphenyl-thiourea and sym-diphenyl-urea].

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    Yao, Hong; Wei, Tai-Bao; Xu, Wei-Xia; Zhang, You-Ming

    2006-09-01

    The inclusion interaction of beta-cyclodextrin and sym-diphenyl-thiourea and sym-diphenyl-urea was studied by UV spectra. The stoichiometry ratio for the formation of the inclusion complexes was determined by Hildebrand-Benesi equation linear analysis and molar ratio method. The standard molar Gibbs energies, enthalpies, and entropies were derived for the inclusion process by Ks at different temperatrues. The result showed that the host:guest ratio of inclusion complex between the two diphenyl compounds and beta-CD is 2 : 1, the stability constant (Ks) of 2 : 1 inclusion complexes was higher than that of 1 : 1 inclusion complexes due to cooperative binding in the close two hydrophobic cyclodextrin cavities, and the association of the guest molecule with beta-CD was favored by enthalpy changes, proving that the Van der Waals interaction and the dipole-dipole interaction were main binding forces of cyclodextrin inclusion complex.

  18. Separation of drug stereoisomers by the formation of. beta. -cyclodextrin inclusion complexes

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    Armstrong, D.W.; Ward, T.J.; Armstrong, R.D.; Beesley, T.E.

    1986-05-30

    For many drugs, only racemic mixtures are available for clinical use. Because different stereoisomers of drugs often cause different physiological responses, the use of pure isomers could elicit more exact therapeutic effects. Differential complexation of a variety of drug stereoisomers by immobilized ..beta..-cyclodextrin was investigated. Chiral recognition and racemic resolution were observed with a number of compounds from such clinically useful classes as ..beta..-blockers, calcium-channel blockers, sedative hypnotics, antihistamines, anticonvulsants, diuretics, and synthetic opiates. Separation of the diastereomers of the cardioactive and antimalarial cinchona alkaloids and of two antiestrogens was demonstrated as well. Three dimensional projections of ..beta..-cyclodextrin complexes of propanol, which is resolved by this technique, and warfarin, which is not, are compared. These studies have improved the understanding and application of the chiral interactions of ..beta..-cyclodextrin, and they have demonstrated a means to measure optical purity and to isolate or produce pure enantiomers of drugs. In addition, this highly specific technique could also be used in the pharmacological evaluation of enantiometric drugs. 27 references, 3 figures, 2 tables.

  19. A new technique to prevent the main post harvest diseases in berries during storage: inclusion complexes beta-cyclodextrin-hexanal.

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    Almenar, Eva; Auras, Rafael; Rubino, Maria; Harte, Bruce

    2007-09-15

    Natural occurring volatiles such as hexanal have a well know antifungal capacity but limited post harvest use due to their volatility. Taking this into consideration, hexanal was inserted into beta-cyclodextrins (beta-CD) to develop a controlled release mechanism and then evaluated in vitro against Colletotrichum acutatum, Alternaria alternata and Botrytis cinerea, the three main causes of post harvest diseases in berries. Different concentrations of both pure volatile hexanal and its inclusion complexes (IC) were analyzed for their fungistatic and fungicidal effects for 7 days at 23 degrees C. Hexanal has fungistatic effect on all fungi tested, however, fungicidal activity was only observed on C. acutatum. Results showed that hexanal's effectiveness was greater against C. acutatum than A. alternata and B. cinerea. Concentrations of 1.1, 2.3 and 1.3 microL hexanal/L air respectively were necessary to prevent C. acutatum, A. alternata and B. cinerea growth. Lower concentrations reduced fungal growth depending on the included amount and type of fungus. Same amount of hexanal released from beta-cyclodextrin had a lower antifungal effect on C. acutatum. Thus, ICs beta-cyclodextrin-hexanal can be used to reduce or avoid post harvest berry diseases because of their capacity to provide an antifungal volatile during storage, distribution, and consumer purchasing.

  20. Investigating the inclusion properties of aromatic amino acids complexing beta-cyclodextrins in model peptides.

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    Caso, Jolanda Valentina; Russo, Luigi; Palmieri, Maddalena; Malgieri, Gaetano; Galdiero, Stefania; Falanga, Annarita; Isernia, Carla; Iacovino, Rosa

    2015-10-01

    Cyclodextrins are commonly used as complexing agents in biological, pharmaceutical, and industrial applications since they have an effect on protein thermal and proteolytic stability, refolding yields, solubility, and taste masking. β-cyclodextrins (β-CD), because of their cavity size are a perfectly suited complexing agent for many common guest moieties. In the case of peptide-cyclodextrin and protein-cyclodextrin host-guest complexes the aromatic amino acids are reported to be the principal responsible of the interaction. For these reasons, we have investigated the inclusion properties of nine designed tripeptides, obtained permuting the position of two L-alanines (Ala, A) with that of one L-tryptophan (Trp, W), L-phenylalanine (Phe, F), or L-tyrosine (Tyr, Y), respectively. Interestingly, the position of the aromatic side-chain in the sequence appears to modulate the β-CD:peptide binding constants, determined via UV-Vis and NMR spectroscopy, which in turn assumes values higher than those reported for the single amino acid. The tripeptides containing a tyrosine showed the highest binding constants, with the central position in the Ac-AYA-NH2 peptide becoming the most favorite for the interaction. A combined NMR and Molecular Docking approach permitted to build detailed complex models, highlighting the stabilizing interactions of the neighboring amino acids backbone atoms with the upper rim of the β-CD.

  1. Study of beta-cyclodextrin/fluorinated trimethyl ammonium bromide surfactant inclusion complex by fluorinated surfactant ion selective electrode.

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    Patil, Sandeep R; Turmine, Mireille; Peyre, Véronique; Durand, Grégory; Pucci, Bernard

    2007-11-15

    The construction and performance of a liquid membrane electrode responsive to N-(1,1,2,2-tetrahydroperfluorooctyl)-N,N,N-trimethylammonium bromide (FTABr) and its use for the study of beta-cyclodextrin/fluorinated surfactant inclusion complex is described. The electrode is based on the use of tetrahydroperfluorooctyltrimethylammonium-tetraphenylborate ion pair as electro active material in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) matrix plasticized using 2-Nitrophenyl octyl ether (NPOE). The electrode exhibits a fast, stable, reproducible and "Nernstian" response (59+/-2 mV) for FTABr over the concentration range of 10(-5) to 2 x 10(-3) mol L(-1) at 298 K. The lowest detection limit is 2 x 10(-6) mol L(-1) and the response time is around 20-30s. The validity of the electrode, for detection of fluorinated surfactant ions and hence to carry out electrochemical measurements to study micellization of fluorinated surfactant, is verified by comparing the critical micelle concentration (cmc) value of FTABr obtained by using the electrode, with that obtained by surface tension measurements. Association constant K for beta-cyclodextrin/FTABr complex is evaluated from the potentiometric measurements carried out using this electrode and is observed to be approximately 1.26 x 10(5). The results suggest that beta-cyclodextrin forms an equimolar association complex with the FTA+ surfactant ion.

  2. [In-vitro evaluation of cinnarizine as a competing agent to beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes: effect of cinnarizine on the membrane permeation rate of progesterone from its beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex].

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    Muraoka, Atsushi; Tokumura, Tadakazu; Machida, Yoshiharu

    2008-01-01

    The use of competing agents is considered a powerful tool for the development of a drug-delivery system with drug/cyclodextrin inclusion complexes. However, there are very few studies examining this issue. To explain this phenomenon, it was thought that a competing agent with a sufficiently high stability constant had not yet been reported. In this study, cinnarizine (CN), which has a high stability constant with beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) and unique solubility characteristics, was selected, and its ability as a competing agent was examined in a membrane permeability study. The permeability study showed that the permeation rates of the drugs flurbiprofen, progesterone, and spironolactone decreased with their stability constants with the addition of beta-CD. In one of the drugs, progesterone (Pro), the decrease was restored by the addition of CN. The amount of CN added was a 1:1 molar ratio to the amount of Pro. However, no similar action was induced with the addition of DL-phenylalanine (Phe) in the permeation study at the 1:5 (Pro:Phe) molar ratio. These finding indicate that CN acts as a competing agent, and its action is much stronger than that of Phe.

  3. Curve-fitting FTIR studies of loratadine/hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex induced by co-grinding process.

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    Lin, Shan-Yang; Hsu, Cheng-Hung; Sheu, Ming-Thau

    2010-11-02

    The formation steps of inclusion complex caused by co-grinding loratadine (LOR) and hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CD) with a molar ratio of 1:1 or 1:2 were quantitatively investigated by Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy with curve-fitting analysis and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). The phase solubility study and the co-evaporated solid products of the mixture of LOR and HP-beta-CD were also examined. The result indicates that the aqueous solubility of LOR was linearly increased with the increase of HP-beta-CD concentrations, in which the phase solubility diagram was classified as A(L) type. The higher apparent stability constant (2.22 x 10(4)M(-1)) reveals that the inclusion complex formed between LOR and HP-beta-CD was quite stable. The endothermic peak at 134.6 degrees C for the melting point of LOR gradually disappeared from DSC curves of LOR/HP-beta-CD coground mixtures by increasing the cogrinding time, as the disappearance of the co-evaporated solid products. The disappearance of this endothermic peak from LOR/HP-beta-CD coground mixture or the co-evaporated solid products was due to the inclusion complex formation between LOR and HP-beta-CD after cogrinding process or evaporation. Moreover, IR peaks at 1676 cm(-1) down-shifted from 1703 cm(-1) (CO stretching) and at 1235 cm(-1) upper-shifted from 1227 cm(-1) (C-O stretching) related to LOR in the inclusion complex were observed with the increase of cogrinding time, but the peak at 1646 cm(-1) due to O-H stretching of HP-beta-CD was shifted to 1640 cm(-1). The IR spectrum of 15 min-coground mixture was the same as the IR spectrum of the co-evaporated solid product, strongly indicating that the grinding process could cause the inclusion complex formation between LOR and HP-beta-CD. Three components (1700, 1676, and 1640 cm(-1)) and their compositions were certainly obtained in the 1740-1600 cm(-1) region of FTIR spectra for the LOR/HP-beta-CD coground mixture and the co

  4. Determination of stability constants of the inclusion complexes of beta-blockers in heptakis (2,3-dimethyl-6-sulfato)-beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Phuong, Nuyen Thi; Lee, Kyung Ah; Kim, Kyung Ho; Choi, Jung Kap; Kim, Jong Moon; Kang, Jong Seong

    2004-12-01

    The beta-blockers possess at least one chiral center and the S(-)-enantiomer shows higher affinity for binding to the beta-adrenergic receptors than antipode. The stability constants of acebutolol, celiprolol, propranolol and terbutaline in the inclusion complexes with single-isomer heptakis (2,3-dimethyl-6-sulfato)-beta-cyclodextrin (HDMS-beta-CD) were determined by capillary electrophoresis. The approximation and linear double reciprocal methods were adapted with comparable results. Among the beta-blockers studied, propranolol had the lowest stability constant but the highest enantioselectivity, indicating that the magnitudes of the stability constants carried little information about enantioseparation. The magnitudes of enantioselectivities between the enantiomer pair were in the order of propranolol > celiprolol > terbutaline > acebutolol.

  5. Imazalil-cyclomaltoheptaose (beta-cyclodextrin) inclusion complex: preparation by supercritical carbon dioxide and 13C CPMAS and 1H NMR characterization.

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    Lai, Simona; Locci, Emanuela; Piras, Alessandra; Porcedda, Silvia; Lai, Adolfo; Marongiu, Bruno

    2003-10-10

    An inclusion complex between imazalil (IMZ), a selected fungicide, and cyclomaltoheptaose (beta-cyclodextrin, betaCD) was obtained using supercritical fluid carbon dioxide. The best preparation conditions were determined, and the inclusion complex was investigated by means of 1H NMR spectroscopy in aqueous solution and 13C CPMAS NMR spectroscopy in the solid state. Information on the geometry of the betaCD/IMZ complex was obtained from ROESY spectroscopy, while the dynamics of the inclusion complex in the kilohertz range was obtained from the proton spin-lattice relaxation times in the rotating frame, T(1rho) (1H).

  6. UV-vis and FTIR-ATR characterization of 9-fluorenon-2-carboxyester/(2-hydroxypropyl)-beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex.

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    Stancanelli, R; Ficarra, R; Cannavà, C; Guardo, M; Calabrò, M L; Ficarra, P; Ottanà, R; Maccari, R; Crupi, V; Majolino, D; Venuti, V

    2008-08-05

    In this work, the usefulness of (2-hydroxypropyl)-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CyD) as a tool to form an inclusion complex with 9-fluorenonic derivative (AG11) has been investigated, in pure water, by UV absorption. Phase-solubility diagrams allowed the determination of the association constant between AG11 and HP-beta-CyD. At the same time, solid binary systems between AG11 and HP-beta-CyD have been prepared in 1:1 stoichiometry by co-precipitation method. In order to confirm the complexation, FTIR spectroscopy in ATR geometry measurements have been performed and the results have been compared with the free compounds and the corresponding physical mixture in the same molar ratio. The nature of the interactions between AG11 and HP-beta-CyD has been elucidated also by applying mathematical procedures such as deconvolution and curve fitting. Improvement of the aqueous solubility is expected to improve the bioavailability of the drug in oral administration.

  7. Improvement of oral bioavailability of flurbiprofen from flurbiprofen/beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex by action of cinnarizine.

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    Tokumura, Tadakazu; Muraoka, Atsushi; Machida, Yoshiharu

    2009-09-01

    Improvement of the oral bioavailability of flurbiprofen (Flu) after oral administration of flurbiprofen/beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex (Flu/beta-CD) by the action of cinnarizine (CN) was investigated. Flu and Flu/beta-CD were administered orally to fasted rats at a dose of 20mg/kg as Flu. Thirty minutes after drug administration, CN dissolved in pH 4.0 buffer solution or pH 4.0 buffer solution alone was administered to the rats. The dose of CN was 0.17 mg/kg. Blood samples were taken from rats and Flu concentrations in plasma samples were determined by HPLC. It was found from the comparison of Flu and Flu with CN (Flu+CN) that CN had no effect on plasma concentrations of Flu after oral administration of Flu. The mean plasma levels after oral administration of Flu/beta-CD with CN (Flu/beta-CD+CN) were larger not only than those of Flu and Flu+CN but also than those of Flu/beta-CD. The value of C(max) in Flu/beta-CD+CN was significantly larger than that of Flu/beta-CD. This is considered to be caused by the action of CN as a competing agent. This mechanism was supported by the result of solubility study in which Flu solubility in beta-CD solution decreased with the addition of CN. It was found from these results that CN had strong ability as a competing agent in vivo.

  8. Enhancement of the release of azelaic acid through the synthetic membranes by inclusion complex formation with hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Manosroi, Jiradej; Apriyani, Maria Goretti; Foe, Kuncoro; Manosroi, Aranya

    2005-04-11

    The aim of this study was to investigate the release rates of azelaic acid and azelaic acid-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPbetaCD) inclusion complex through three types of synthetic membranes, namely cellophane, silicone and elastomer membranes. Solid inclusion complexes of azelaic acid-HPbetaCD at the molar ratio of 1:1 were prepared by coevaporation and freeze-drying methods, subsequently characterized by differential scanning calorimetry, X-ray diffractometry and dissolution studies. Solid inclusion complex obtained by coevaporation method which exhibited the inclusion of azelaic acid in the HPbetaCD cavity and gave the highest dissolution rate of azelaic acid was selected for the release study. Release studies of azelaic acid and this complex through the synthetic membranes were conducted using vertical Franz diffusion cells at 30 degrees C for 6 days. The release rates of azelaic acid through the synthetic membranes were enhanced by the formation of inclusion complex with HPbetaCD at the molar ratio of 1:1, with the increasing fluxes of about 41, 81 and 28 times of the uncomplexed system in cellophane, silicone and elastomer membranes, respectively. The result from this study can be applied for the development of azelaic acid for topical use.

  9. Prolonged absorption of antimony(V) by the oral route from non-inclusion meglumine antimoniate-beta-cyclodextrin conjugates.

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    Ribeiro, Raul R; Ferreira, Weverson A; Martins, Patricia S; Neto, Rubens L M; Rocha, Olguita G F; Le Moyec, Laurence; Demicheli, Cynthia; Frézard, Frédéric

    2010-03-01

    The orally active composition comprising meglumine antimoniate (MA) and beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) differs markedly from conventional drug-CD complexes, since it combines a water-soluble drug and a hydrophilic CD. In order to obtain insights into the mechanism(s) responsible for the improved oral delivery of the drug, physicochemical and pharmacokinetic studies were carried out. The composition investigated here was prepared at a 7:1 antimony(Sb)/beta-CD molar ratio, a condition that improves its solubility in water and allows the oral administration of a high dose of Sb in large animals. It was characterized by circular dichroism, (1)H-NMR, ESI-MS and photon correlation spectroscopy. Pharmacokinetic data were obtained in Beagle dogs after oral administration of the composition at 100 mg Sb/kg. (1)H-NMR and ESI-MS data supported the formation of non-inclusion complexes between MA and beta-CD. Sub-micron assemblies were also evidenced that slowly dissociate and presumably release the MA drug, upon reconstitution of the composition in water. Pharmacokinetic studies of MA and MA/beta-CD in dogs showed a prolongation of the serum mean residence time of Sb from 4.1 to 6.8 h, upon complexation of MA with beta-CD. Evidence was also obtained that Sb remains essentially under the form of pentavalent Sb-meglumine complex, following gastro-intestinal absorption from the MA/beta-CD composition. In conclusion, the present data support the model that the sustained drug release property of 7:1 MA/beta-CD composition resulted in the prolongation of MA absorption by the oral route and, consequently, in the increase of the drug mean residence time in serum. Copyright (c) 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  10. Analysis of the phase solubility diagram of a phenacetin/competitor/beta-cyclodextrin ternary system, involving competitive inclusion complexation.

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    Ono, N; Hirayama, F; Arima, H; Uekama, K

    2001-01-01

    The competitive inclusion complexations in the ternary phenacetin/competitors/beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CyD) systems were investigated by the solubility method, where m-bromobenzoic acid (m-BBA) and o-toluic acid (o-TA) were used as competitors. The solubility changes of the drug and competitors as a function of beta-CyD concentration in the ternary systems were formulated using their stability constants and intrinsic solubilities. The decrease in solubility of phenacetin by the addition of competitors could be quantitatively simulated by the formulation, when both drug and competitor give A(L) type solubility diagrams. On the other hand, when one of the guests gives a B(S) type solubility diagram, its solubility change was clearly reflected in that of the another guest, i.e., phenacetin gave an A(L) type solubility diagram in the binary phenacetin/beta-CyD system and o-TA gave a B(S) type diagram in the binary o-TA/beta-CyD system, but in the ternary phenacetin/o-TA/beta-CyD system, a new plateau region appeared in the original A(L) type diagram of phenacetin. This was explained by the solubilization theory of Higuchi and Connors. The solubility analysis of the ternary drug/competitor/CyD systems may be particularly useful for determination of the stability constant of a drug whose physicochemical and spectroscopic analyses are difficult, because they can be calculated by monitoring the solubility change of a competitor, without monitoring that of a drug. Furthermore, the present results suggest that attention should be paid to the type of the phase solubility diagram, as well as the magnitude of the stability constant and the solubility of the complex, for a rational formulation design of CyD complexes.

  11. Biosynthesis of ketomycin. (II) biomimetic model for beta-lactamase catalysis: host-guest interactions in cyclodextrin-penicillin inclusion complex

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    Mak, H.W.

    1986-01-01

    The antibiotic ketomycin is formed from shikimic acid via chorismic acid and prephenic acid. Phenylalanine and 2',5'-dihydrophenylalanine derived from shikimic acid are not intermediates in the biosynthesis. Degradation of ketomycin derived from (1,6-/sup 14/C)shikimic acid showed that prephenic acid is converted into ketomycin with stereospecific discrimination between the two enantiotopic edges of the ring, the pro-S-R edge giving rise to the C-2', C-3' side of the cyclohexane ring of ketomycin. The resistance of pathogenic bacteria to the action of ..beta..-lactam antibiotics is mainly ascribed to their ability to produce ..beta..-lactamase to cleave the ..beta..-lactam ring. It is essential to understand the molecular nature of ..beta..-lactamase-penicillin recognition for designing and formulating more effective ..beta..-lactam antibiotics. A biomimetic study of ..beta..-lactamase is therefore initiated. To meet the requirements of hydrophobic and serine protease characteristics of ..beta..-lactamase, ..cap alpha..-cyclodextrin is chosen as a biomimetic model for ..beta..-lactamase. The structural specificity and the chemical dynamics of ..cap alpha..-cyclodextrin-phenoxymethyl penicillin inclusion complex in solid state and in solution have been determined by IR and NMR spectroscopy. The spectral results strongly indicate that the phenyl portion of the phenoxymethyl penicillin forms a stable inclusion complex with the hydrophobic cavity of ..cap alpha..-cyclodextrin in solution as well as in the solid state. Kinetic studies followed by /sup 1/HNMR and HPLC analyses under alkaline condition have shown that the ..cap alpha..-cyclodextrin mimics the catalytic function of serine of ..beta..-lactamase in the stereospecific hydrolysis of the ..beta..-lactam ring of phenoxymethyl penicillin.

  12. Inclusion complexation behavior of dyestuff guest molecules by a bridged bis(cyclomaltoheptaose)[bis(beta-cyclodextrin)] with a pyromellitic acid diamide tether.

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    Liu, Yu; Li, Li; Zhang, Heng-Yi; Liang, Peng; Wang, Hao

    2003-08-12

    A novel bridged bis(beta-cyclodextrin) with a pyromellitic acid 2,5-diamide tether (2) has been synthesized by reaction of 6(I)-(2-aminoethyleneamino)-6-deoxycyclomaltoheptaose [mono 6-(2-aminoethyleneamino)-6-deoxy-beta-cyclodextrin] with 1,2,4,5-benzenetetracarboxylic dianhydride. Its inclusion complexation behavior with some representative dyestuffs, i.e., Acridine Red (AR), Rhodamine B (RhB), Neutral Red (NR), Brilliant Green (BG), was studied by using UV-absorption, fluorescence, and 2D NMR spectroscopy. Fluorescence titrations have been performed at 25 degrees C in pH 7.2 buffer solution to calculate the binding constants of resulting complexes. These results obtained indicated that bis(beta-cyclodextrin) 2 exhibits the strongly enhanced binding ability with all dye molecules examined compared with natural cyclodextrins. The binding modes of 2 with dye molecules have been deduced by 2D NMR experiments to establish the correlations between molecular conformations and binding constants of inclusion complexation. It is found that the improved binding ability and molecular selectivity of 2 could be attributed to double-cavity cooperative inclusion interaction and the size/shape matching between the host and guest.

  13. [Studies on cyclodextrin inclusion complexes of Dragon's blood and its tablets preparation].

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    Han, Bin-Bin; Pei, Hui-Na; Sun, Hai-Song; Ning, Quan-Kui; Ren, Yong

    2008-09-01

    To study the cyclodextrin inclusion complexes of Dragon's blood for improving the drug solubility and the preparation. The inclusion complexes were prepared with beta-cyclodextrin, HP-beta-cyclodextrin, SBE-beta-cyclodextrin and confirmed by DTA. The activity of the inclusion complex was tested by animal experiments. Inclusion complexes tablets were prepared and the dissolution test was performed. The solubility of inclusion complexes was increased to 13. 75-168. 39 times. The activity of the inclusion complex was markedly improved, and dissolution rate was 78.69%. The cyclodextrin inclusion complexes of Dragon's blood have a good solubility, dissolution rate and pharmacological activity.

  14. Inclusion complexes of cypermethrin and permethrin with monochlorotriazinyl-beta-cyclodextrin: a combined spectroscopy, TG/DSC and DFT study.

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    Yao, Qi; You, Bin; Zhou, Shuli; Chen, Meng; Wang, Yujiao; Li, Wei

    2014-01-03

    The suitable size hydrophobic cavity and monochlorotriazinyl group as a reactive anchor make MCT-β-CD to be widely used in fabric finishing. In this paper, the inclusion complexes of monochlorotriazinyl-beta-cyclodextrin (MCT-β-CD) with cypermethrin (CYPERM) and permethrin (PERM) are synthesized and analyzed by TG/DSC, FT-IR and Raman spectroscopy. TG/DSC reveals that the decomposed temperatures of inclusion complexes are lower by 25-30 °C than that of physical mixtures. DFT calculations in conjunction with FT-IR and Raman spectral analyses are used to study the structures of MCT-β-CD and their inclusion complexes. Four isomers of trisubstituted MCT-β-CD are designed and DFT calculations reveal that 1,3,5-trisubstituted MCT-β-CD has the lowest energy and can be considered as main component of MCT-β-CD. The ground-state geometries, vibrational wavenumbers, IR and Raman intensities of MCT-β-CD and their inclusion complexes were calculated at B3LYP/6-31G (d) level of theory. Upon examining the optimized geometry of inclusion complex, we find that the CYPERM and PERM are inserted into the toroid of MCT-β-CD from the larger opening. The band at 1646 cm(-1) in IR and at 1668 cm(-1) in Raman spectrum reveals that monochloroazinyl group of MCT-β-CD exists in ketone form but not in anion form. The noticeable IR and Raman shift of phenyl reveals that these two benzene rings of CYPERM and PERM stays inside the cavity of MCT-β-CD and has weak interaction with MCT-β-CD. This spectroscopy conclusion is consistent with theoretical predicted structure.

  15. Tumor-specific cytotoxicity and type of cell death induced by beta-cyclodextrin benzaldehyde inclusion compound.

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    Liu, Yu; Sakagami, Hiroshi; Hashimoto, Ken; Kikuchi, Hirotaka; Amano, Osamu; Ishihara, Mariko; Kanda, Yumiko; Kunii, Shiro; Kochi, Mutsuyuki; Zhang, Wei; Yu, Guangyan

    2008-01-01

    The cytotoxicity of beta-cyclodextrin benzaldehyde inclusion compound (CDBA) against human normal and cancer cell lines was investigated. CDBA showed slightly higher cytotoxicity against human tumor cell lines, as compared to normal cells, with a tumor-specificity index of 2.2. Human myelogenous leukemia cell lines (HL-60, ML-1, KG-1) were the most sensitive to CDBA, followed by human oral squamous cell carcinoma (HSC-2, HSC-3, HSC-4) and human glioblastoma (T98G, U87MG). Human normal cells (gingival fibroblasts, pulp cells, periodontal ligament fibroblasts) were the most resistant. CDBA induced internucleosomal DNA fragmentation in HL-60 cells and caspase-3, -8, -9 activation, but to a much lesser extent than that attained by UV irradiation or actinomycin D. On the other hand, CDBA did not induce DNA fragmentation, nor caspase activation in HSC-2, HSC-4 or T98G cells. Electron microscopy demonstrated that CDBA induced the destruction of mitochondrial structure and digestion of broken organelles by secondary lysosomes in all of these cells. CDBA also increased the number of acidic organelles as judged by acridine orange staining. The present study suggests that CDBA induces autophagic cell death in cancer cell lines.

  16. Preparation and characterization of quercetin and rutin cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Sri, K Vijaya; Kondaiah, A; Ratna, J Vijaya; Annapurna, A

    2007-03-01

    The objective of the present study is to prepare and characterize cyclodextrin inclusion complexes of quercetin and rutin to improve their aqueous solubility and dissolution properties. Inclusion complexes of quercetin and rutin with beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) and hydroxyl propyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CD) were prepared by kneading and coevaporation methods. Characterization of inclusion complexes was done by phase solubility analysis and was supported by X-ray powder diffractometry (XRD), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), and Fourier-transform infra red spectroscopy (FT-IR) analysis. Inclusion complexes exhibited higher rates of dissolution than the corresponding physical mixtures and pure drug. Higher dissolution rates were observed with HP-beta-CD kneaded complexes in comparison to the products with beta-CD.

  17. 13C-CPMAS and 1H-NMR study of the inclusion complexes of beta-cyclodextrin with carvacrol, thymol, and eugenol prepared in supercritical carbon dioxide.

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    Locci, Emanuela; Lai, Simona; Piras, Alessandra; Marongiu, Bruno; Lai, Adolfo

    2004-09-01

    Beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) inclusion complexes with carvacrol (1), thymol (2), and eugenol (3) (components of essential oils of vegetable origin) were prepared by the supercritical CO2 technique, and their structural characterization was achieved by means of 1H-NMR in aqueous solution and 13C-CPMAS NMR in the solid state. Evidence of the formation of the inclusion complexes for all the examined systems was obtained by 1H-NMR in solution, while 2D-ROESY-NMR experiments were used to investigate the geometry of inclusion. In addition, the dynamics of these inclusion complexes in the kHz timescale was investigated by analysis of the 1H and 13C spin-lattice relaxation times in the rotating frame.

  18. Synthesis and spectroscopy studies of the inclusion complex of 3-amino-5-methyl pyrazole with beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Louiz, S; Labiadh, H; Abderrahim, R

    2015-01-05

    Amino pyrazole belongs to anti-inflammatory class, and is characterized by a low solubility in water. (In order to increase its solubility in water, inclusion complex of amino pyrazole with β-CD was obtained.) The inclusion complex obtained between AMP and β-cyclodextrin, was characterized by FT-IR, (1)H NMR, (1)H-(1)H NOESY, (13)C NMR, DEPT, XHCOR, spectra, through TG analysis, DTA, DSC and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). The stoichiometry of inclusion complex is 1:1 (guest-host) and K stability is 1.1 × 10(4)M(-1).

  19. Synthesis and spectroscopy studies of the inclusion complex of 3-amino-5-methyl pyrazole with beta-cyclodextrin

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    Louiz, S.; Labiadh, H.; Abderrahim, R.

    2015-01-01

    Amino pyrazole belongs to anti-inflammatory class, and is characterized by a low solubility in water. (In order to increase its solubility in water, inclusion complex of amino pyrazole with β-CD was obtained.) The inclusion complex obtained between AMP and β-cyclodextrin, was characterized by FT-IR, 1H NMR, 1H-1H NOESY, 13C NMR, DEPT, XHCOR, spectra, through TG analysis, DTA, DSC and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). The stoichiometry of inclusion complex is 1:1 (guest-host) and K stability is 1.1 × 104 M-1.

  20. Fluorimetric properties of a 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin: 9-methyl-benzo[a]phenothiazine inclusion complex in aqueous media. Analytical usefulness.

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    Maafi, M; Mahedero, M C; Aaron, J J

    1997-12-01

    The formation of an inclusion complex between 9-methyl-12H-benzo[a]phenothiazine (MeBPHT) and 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CD) was investigated in aqueous medium. A 12-fold fluorescence emission intensity enhancement was found for the complexed relative to the free analyte. MeBPHT forms a 1:1 stoichiometry complex with HP-beta-CD. A formation constant of 460 (+/-100) M(-1) was calculated using the Benesi-Hildebrand method and fluorimetric data. The limit of detection was 7 ng ml(-1) for MeBPHT in the presence of HP-beta-CD instead of 60 ng ml(-1) in the absence of HP-beta-CD.

  1. Crystallographic analysis of the thermal motion of the inclusion complex of cyclomaltoheptaose (beta-cyclodextrin) with hexamethylenetetramine.

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    Harata, Kazuaki

    2003-02-07

    The crystal structure of the inclusion complex of cyclomaltoheptaose (beta-cyclodextrin) with hexamethylenetetramine was determined at temperatures of 123, 173, 223, and 293 K. The rigid-body motion of the host and guest molecules was evaluated by means of the TLS method that represents the molecular motion in terms of translation, libration, and screw motion. In increasing the temperature from 123 to 293 K, the amplitude of the rigid body vibration of the host molecule was increased from 1.0 to 1.3 degrees in the rotational motion and from 0.16 to 0.17 A in the translational motion. The cyclomaltoheptaose molecule has the flexibility in seven alpha-(1-->4)-linkages, and each glucose unit was in the rotational vibration around an axis through two glycosidic oxygen atoms. As a result, the rigid-body parameters of cyclomaltoheptaose were considered to be overestimated because of including the contribution from the local motion of glucose units. In contrast, for the guest molecule having no structural flexibility, the TLS analysis demonstrated that the atomic thermal vibration was mostly derived from the rigid body motion. The rotational amplitude of hexamethylenetetramine was changed from 5.2 to 6.6 degrees in increasing the temperature from 123 to 293 K, while the change of the translational amplitude was from 0.20 to 0.23 A. The translational motion of the guest molecule was hindered by the inside wall of the host cavity. The molecular motion was characterized by the rotational vibration around the axis through two nitrogen atoms that were involved in the hydrogen-bond formation.

  2. Cyclodextrin Inclusion Polymers Forming Hydrogels

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    Li, Jun

    This chapter reviews the advances in the developments of supramolecular hydrogels based on the polypseudorotaxanes and polyrotaxanes formed by inclusion complexes of cyclodextrins threading onto polymer chains. Both physical and chemical supramolecular hydrogels of many different types are discussed with respect to their preparation, structure, property, and gelation mechanism. A large number of physical supramolecular hydrogels were formed induced by self-assembly of densely packed cyclodextrin rings threaded on polymer or copolymer chains acting as physical crosslinking points. The thermo-reversible and thixotropic properties of these physical supramolecular hydrogels have inspired their applications as injectable drug delivery systems. Chemical supramolecular hydrogels synthesized from polypseudorotaxanes and polyrotaxanes were based on the chemical crosslinking of either the cyclodextrin molecules or the included polymer chains. The chemical supramolecular hydrogels were often made biodegradable through incorporation of hydrolyzable threading polymers, end caps, or crosslinkers, for their potential applications as biomaterials.

  3. Host-guest inclusion system of scutellarein with 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin: preparation, characterization, and anticancer activity.

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    Wang, Fen; Yang, Bo; Zhao, Yulin; Liao, Xiali; Gao, Chuanzhu; Jiang, Ruijian; Han, Bin; Yang, Jian; Liu, Man; Zhou, Rongguang

    2014-01-01

    The inclusion complexation behavior of scutellarein (SCUE) with 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) has been investigated in both solution and in the solid state. SCUE/HP-β-CD solid system was prepared by suspension method. The formation of SCUE/HP-β-CD complex in aqueous solution was demonstrated by fluorescence spectroscopy, and the Job plot showed a maximum at a molar fraction of 0.5, indicating 1:1 inclusion complexation between SCUE and HP-β-CD. However, SCUE/HP-β-CD inclusion complex was characterized by means of XRD, DSC, (1)H, and two-dimensional NMR. Through the complexation between HP-β-CD and SCUE, the water solubility and antitumor activity of SCUE were obviously increased. This satisfactory water solubility and high antitumor activity of the SCUE/HP-β-CD complex will be potentially useful for its application on human colon cancer chemotherapies.

  4. Theoretical and experimental study of a praziquantel and beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex using molecular mechanic calculations and H1-nuclear magnetic resonance.

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    de Jesus, Marcelo Bispo; de Matos Alves Pinto, Luciana; Fraceto, Leonardo Fernandes; Takahata, Yuji; Lino, Antonio C S; Jaime, Carlos; de Paula, Eneida

    2006-06-16

    Praziquantel (PZQ) is a broadly effective anthelminthic drug available for human and veterinary use, being the drug of choice for the treatment of all forms of schistosomiasis. Nevertheless, large doses are required in order to achieve adequate concentrations at the target site due to the poor solubility of PZQ and its significant first pass metabolism. To improve it, avoiding efficiency loss, we have designed a controlled-release system, in which PZQ was encapsulated in beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD). The inclusion complexes between PZQ/beta-CD were studied at two different stoichiometries 1:1 and 1:2, through experimental and theoretical analysis. Molecular modeling calculations were used to foresee the better stoichiometry of the complex formed as well as the possible orientations of PZQ inside the beta-CD cavity. The complexes prepared were analyzed through H1 two-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance (H1 2D-NMR) experiments, which provide (evidences) for the 1:1 complexation of PZQ/beta-CD. H1 2D-NMR also revealed details of PZQ/beta-CD molecular interaction, in which the isoquinoline ring of praziquantel is located inside the beta-CD cavity. Finally, phase-solubility diagrams revealed a five-fold increase in praziquantel water solubility upon addition of increasing beta-CD concentrations up to 16 mM, corresponding to the solubility of beta-CD itself. The solubilization profile is consistent with 1:1 stoichiometry of the PZQ/beta-CD complex while the solubilization effect will certainly increase the pharmacological activity of praziquantel.

  5. Anti-aggregatory effect of cyclodextrins in the refolding process of recombinant growth hormones from Escherichia coli inclusion bodies.

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    Bajorunaite, Egle; Cirkovas, Andrejus; Radzevicius, Kostas; Larsen, Kim Lambertsen; Sereikaite, Jolanta; Bumelis, Vladas-Algirdas

    2009-06-01

    Cyclodextrins with different ring size and ring substituents were tested for recombinant mink and porcine growth hormones aggregation suppression in the refolding process from Escherichia coli inclusion bodies. Methyl-beta-cyclodextrin and 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin show a positive effect on the aggregation suppression of both proteins. The influence of different methyl-beta-cyclodextrin and 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin concentrations on the renaturation yield of both growth hormones was investigated. Moreover, methyl-beta-cyclodextrin and 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin suppress not only folding-related, but also temperature-related aggregates formation of both proteins. Circular dichroism experiments (monitoring of protein solution turbidity by registering high tension voltage) showed that the onset temperature of aggregation of both growth hormones increased with increasing 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin concentration. In conclusion, cyclodextrins have perspectives in biotechnology of veterinary growth hormones not only for protein production, but also for its storage.

  6. Multimodal inclusion complexes between barbiturates and 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin in aqueous solution: isothermal titration microcalorimetry, (13)C NMR spectrometry, and molecular dynamics simulation.

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    Aki, H; Niiya, T; Iwase, Y; Yamamoto, M

    2001-08-01

    Multiple types (structures) of inclusion complexes between barbiturates and 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPCD) were evaluated by isothermal titration microcalorimetry and (13)C NMR spectroscopy. The geometries of the inclusion complexes were suggested by molecular dynamics simulation. Barbituric acid (BA), barbital (B), amobarbital (AB), pentobarbital (PB), secobarbital (SB), cyclobarbital (CB), and phenobarbital (PHB) were used as barbiturates with different substituents on the barbituric acid ring and compared for inclusion types in aqueous solution. The association constants (K), stoichiometries, and thermodynamic parameters change in free energy (DeltaG) change in enthalpy (DeltaH), and change in entropy [DeltaS] for each type of complex were determined from the calorimetric data. The inclusion complexation was largely entropy driven because of hydrophobic interactions. The values of K increased in the order BAinclusion complex with a 1:1 stoichiometry in the un-ionized forms. The first type of inclusion complex with high affinity (K(1)) was characterized by small negative values of DeltaH(1) and large positive DeltaS(1), where the substituent R2 of the barbiturate was initially inserted into the cavity of HPCD through hydrophobic interactions. There was a good relationship between DeltaG(1) obtained from the calorimetric data for the first type of inclusion complex and DeltaG(R2) calculated from the changes in (13)C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) chemical shifts for the substituent R2 of barbiturates. These types were very stable in aqueous solution at various pHs. The second type of complex, with low affinity (K(2)), was characterized by large negative values of DeltaH(2) and small positive DeltaS(2), reflecting van der Waals' interactions in the un-ionized forms of barbiturates at pH values less than pK(a). The values of K(2) were markedly decreased to <10(3) M(-1) as the

  7. Supramolecular Inclusion in Cyclodextrins: A Pictorial Spectroscopic Demonstration

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    Haldar, Basudeb; Mallick, Arabinda; Chattopadhyay, Nitin

    2008-01-01

    A spectroscopic experiment is presented that reveals that the hydrophobically end-modified water-soluble polymeric fluorophore, pyrene end-capped poly(ethylene oxide) (PYPY), interacts differently with [alpha], [beta], and [gamma]-cyclodextrins (CD) to form supramolecular inclusion complexes. The emission spectrum of PYPY in aqueous solution shows…

  8. Supramolecular Inclusion in Cyclodextrins: A Pictorial Spectroscopic Demonstration

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    Haldar, Basudeb; Mallick, Arabinda; Chattopadhyay, Nitin

    2008-01-01

    A spectroscopic experiment is presented that reveals that the hydrophobically end-modified water-soluble polymeric fluorophore, pyrene end-capped poly(ethylene oxide) (PYPY), interacts differently with [alpha], [beta], and [gamma]-cyclodextrins (CD) to form supramolecular inclusion complexes. The emission spectrum of PYPY in aqueous solution shows…

  9. Optical properties and inclusion of an organic fluorophore in organized media of micellar solutions and beta-cyclodextrin

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    El-Sayed, Yusif S.

    2013-02-01

    In this study, we prepared a new chalcone compound (3-(4'-diethylaminophenyl)-1-(2-pyridinyl) prop-2-en-1-one abbreviated as DEAPPP) and examined its characterization and photophysical properties such as singlet absorption, molar absorptivity, fluorescence spectra, and fluorescence quantum yield (ϕf). DEAPPP dye exhibited a large red shift in both absorption and emission spectra as solvent polarity increases, indicating a large change in dipole moment of molecule upon excitation. Also, the fluorescence quantum yield was solvent dependent. The absorption and fluorescence emission spectral properties of DEAPPP have been investigated in organized media of aqueous micellar and β-cyclodextrin (CD) solutions. While the absorption spectra were less sensitive to the nature of the added surfactant or CD, the characteristics of the intramolecular charge transfer (ICT) fluorescence were highly sensitive to the properties of the medium. The ICT maximum was strongly blue-shifted with a great enhancement in the fluorescence quantum yield on adding micellar or CD. This indicated that the solubilization of DEAPPP increased in the micellar core and an inclusion complex with β-CD was formed. The critical micelle concentration (CMC) as well as the polarity of the micellar core of sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS), Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) and Triton X-100 (TX-100) have been determined. The CMC values were in good agreement with the reported values while the polarity was lower indicating that DEAPPP molecules were incorporated in the micellar core not at the micellar interface. The binding constants of DEAPPP: micelles or DEAPPP: CD complexes have been also determined.

  10. beta-cyclodextrins-based inclusion complexes of CoFe(2)O(4) magnetic nanoparticles as catalyst for the luminol chemiluminescence system and their applications in hydrogen peroxide detection.

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    He, Shaohui; Shi, Wenbing; Zhang, Xiaodan; Li, Jian; Huang, Yuming

    2010-06-30

    beta-cyclodextrins (beta-CD)-based inclusion complexes of CoFe(2)O(4) magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) were prepared and used as catalysts for chemiluminescence (CL) system using the luminol-hydrogen peroxide CL reaction as a model. The as-prepared inclusion complexes were characterized by XRD (X-ray diffraction), TGA (thermal gravimetric analysis) and FT-IR. The oxidation reaction between luminol and hydrogen peroxide in basic media initiated CL. The effect of beta-CD-based inclusion complexes of CoFe(2)O(4) magnetic nanoparticles and naked CoFe(2)O(4) magnetic nanoparticles on the luminol-hydrogen peroxide CL system was investigated. It was found that inclusion complexes between beta-CD and CoFe(2)O(4) magnetic nanoparticles could greatly enhance the CL of the luminol-hydrogen peroxide system. Investigation on the kinetic curves and the chemiluminescence spectra of the luminol-hydrogen peroxide system demonstrates that addition of CoFe(2)O(4) MNPs or inclusion complexes between beta-CD and CoFe(2)O(4) MNPs does not produce a new luminophor of the chemiluminescent reaction. The luminophor for the CL system was still the excited-state 3-aminophthalate anions (3-APA*). The enhanced CL signals were thus ascribed to the possible catalysis from CoFe(2)O(4) MNPs or inclusion complexes between beta-CD and CoFe(2)O(4) nanoparticles. The feasibility of employing the proposed system for hydrogen peroxide sensing was also investigated. Experimental results showed that the CL emission intensity was linear with hydrogen peroxide concentration in the range of 1.0 x 10(-7) to 4.0 x 10(-6) mol L(-1) with a detection limit of 2.0 x 10(-8) mol L(-1) under optimized conditions. The proposed method has been used to determine hydrogen peroxide in water samples successfully.

  11. Electrochemical measurements on the binding of sodium dodecyl sulfate and dodecyltrimethylammonium bromide with {alpha}- and {beta}-cyclodextrins

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    Wan Yunus, W.M.Z.; Taylor, J.; Bloor, D.M.; Hall, D.G.; Wyn-Jones, E.

    1992-10-29

    The binding of ionic surfactants (S) to {alpha}- and {beta}-cyclodextrins (CD) has been investigated using surfactant-selective electrodes. These electrochemical measurements have shown that S(CD) and S(CD){sub 2} inclusion complexes are formed between sodium dodecyl sulfate and both {alpha}- and {beta}-cyclodextrins and also between dodecyltrimethylammonium bromide and {alpha}-cyclodextrin. On the other hand, the cationic surfactant only forms a 1:1 complex with {beta}-cyclodextrin. From the data the equilibrium binding constants for the formation of each of the complexes have been evaluated. 29 refs., 5 figs., 1 tab.

  12. Encapsulation of olive leaf extract in beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Mourtzinos, Ioannis; Salta, Fotini; Yannakopoulou, Konstantina; Chiou, Antonia; Karathanos, Vaios T

    2007-10-03

    Olive leaf extract, rich in oleuropein, formed an inclusion complex with beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) upon mixing of the components in aqueous media and subsequent freeze-drying. Inclusion complex formation was confirmed by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). DSC thermograms indicated that the endothermic peaks of both the olive leaf extract and the physical mixture of olive leaf extract with beta-CD, attributed to the melting of crystals of the extract, were absent in DSC thermogram of inclusion complex. Moreover, DSC studies under oxidative conditions indicated that the complex of olive leaf extract with beta-CD was protected against oxidation, since it remained intact at temperatures where the free olive leaf extract was oxidized. Phase solubility studies afforded A L type diagrams, 1:1 complex stoichiometry, a moderate binding constant ( approximately 300 M (-1)), and an increase of the aqueous solubility by approximately 50%. The formation of the inclusion complex was also confirmed by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) studies of beta-CD solutions in the presence of both pure oleuropein and olive leaf extract. The NMR data have established the formation of a 1:1 complex with beta-CD that involves deep insertion of the dihydroxyphenethyl moiety inside the cavity from its secondary side.

  13. Host-guest interaction of L-tyrosine with beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Shanmugam, M; Ramesh, D; Nagalakshmi, V; Kavitha, R; Rajamohan, R; Stalin, T

    2008-11-01

    The inclusion complexes of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) with L-tyrosine (L-TYN) were investigated by using spectrophotometers. The absorption and fluorescence enhancement occurs with beta-CD and L-TYN forms 1:1 inclusion complex. The unusual blue shift of hydroxyl ion in the beta-CD medium confirms OH groups present in the interior part of the beta-CD cavity and -COOH group present in the upper part of the beta-CD cavity. A mechanism is proposed to explain inclusion process. The inclusion interaction was examined and the thermodynamic parameters of inclusion process DeltaG, DeltaH and DeltaS were determined. The results indicated that the inclusion process was an exergonic and spontaneous process. Stable solid inclusion complexes were established and characterized by FT-IR, scanning electron microscope (SEM) methods.

  14. CPT loaded nanoparticles based on beta-cyclodextrin-grafted poly(ethylene glycol)/poly (L-glutamic acid) diblock copolymer and their inclusion complexes with CPT.

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    Du, Fang; Meng, Haijing; Xu, Ke; Xu, Yanyun; Luo, Ping; Luo, Yu; Lu, Wei; Huang, Jin; Liu, Shiyuan; Yu, Jiahui

    2014-01-01

    This research is aimed to develop a nanoparticle delivery system based on β-cyclodextrin-grafted diblock copolymer and camptothecin (CPT) inclusion complexes with the purpose of enhancing the stability of CPT in aqueous media. Firstly, mPEG-PBLG diblock copolymer was synthesized by the ring-opening polymerization of γ-benzyl-L-glutamate-N-carboxyanhydride (BLG-NCA) initiated with amine terminated poly (ethylene glycol) monomethyl ether (mPEG-NH2). After removal of benzyl groups, mono-6-amine-β-cyclodextrin (EDA-β-CD) units were coupled to the carboxyl groups of the copolymer as side groups to produce the host macromolecule mPEG-PLG(CD). The highly hydrophobic anticancer drug CPT was employed as the guest component which could be included into the host macromolecule to form supramolecular inclusion-complex mPEG-PLG(CPT@CD). Interestingly, the supramolecular complexes were able to form spherical nanoparticles with an average size of 98 nm in aqueous media confirmed by dynamic light scattering (DLS) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM), suggesting their passive targeting potential to tumor tissue. Due to the protection effect from a dual lock system (the environment of nanoparticles and the exterior surface of β-CD), the active lactone ring of CPT showed remarkably enhanced stability against hydrolysis under physiological condition. The release profile of the mPEG-PLG(CPT@CD) nanoparticles in PBS buffer was found to be gradual and sustaining. It was worthy to note that the release could be accelerated by addition of adamantane carboxylate (ADC) as competitive guest compound, demonstrating the chemically stimulated release behavior of the nanoparticles. Compared with free CPT, the mPEG-PLG(CPT@CD) nanoparticles displayed essentially decreased cytotoxicity against MCF-7 cell line in 24 h because of a sustained release profile of CPT from the nanoparticles, moreover, the carrier mPEG-PLG(CD) itself showed almost no cytotoxicity, indicating its great potential

  15. High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of alpha-tocopherol in inclusion complexes with cyclodextrins.

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    Gierlach-Hładoń, Teresa; Lange, Kinga

    2012-01-01

    A new high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)-based method is proposed for the determination of vitamin E, free and in inclusion complexes with natural beta-cyclodextrin and its 2-hydroxy derivative. The method has been validated on the basis of the following parameters: specificity, selectivity, linearity, precision, range and recovery.

  16. Orientational effect of surface-confined cyclodextrin on the inclusion of bisphenols.

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    Endo, Hiroshi; Nakaji-Hirabayashi, Tadashi; Morokoshi, Shinta; Gemmei-Ide, Makoto; Kitano, Hiromi

    2005-02-15

    The molecular recognition of various kinds of bisphenols (BPs) and a bisphenol A-polymer conjugate (BPA-polymer) by a self-assembled monolayer (SAM) of thiolated beta-cyclodextrin (CD) on a gold electrode was examined using cyclic voltammetry (CV). Based on the inhibitory effect of BPs on the inclusion of hydroquinone (HQ) as a probe by the surface-confined CD, the association constants (K(assoc)) of BPs with the immobilized beta-CD were estimated. The K(assoc) values for BPs with the SAM of 3-dithiobis(undecanoylamido)-3-deoxy-beta-cyclodextrin (DTUA-beta-CD) were smaller than those in the free beta-CD system reported previously. A similar tendency was obtained when 6-(lipoylamido)-6-deoxy-beta-cyclodextrin (LP-beta-CD) was used in place of DTUA-beta-CD. The K(assoc) values for all the BPs except for bisphenol B with the SAM of LP-beta-CD were always larger than those with the SAM of DTUA-beta-CD, due to a difference in the orientation of the beta-CD moiety in the SAMs. Furthermore, adsorption and desorption processes of the BPA-polymer from the surface-confined beta-CD was followed using local surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy.

  17. Antibacterial electrospun nanofibers from triclosan/cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Celebioglu, Asli; Umu, Ozgun C O; Tekinay, Turgay; Uyar, Tamer

    2014-04-01

    The electrospinning of nanofibers (NF) from cyclodextrin inclusion complexes (CD-IC) with an antibacterial agent (triclosan) was achieved without using any carrier polymeric matrix. Polymer-free triclosan/CD-IC NF were electrospun from highly concentrated (160% CD, w/w) aqueous triclosan/CD-IC suspension by using two types of chemically modified CD; hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPβCD) and hydroxypropyl-gamma-cyclodextrin (HPγCD). The morphological characterization of the electrospun triclosan/CD-IC NF by SEM elucidated that the triclosan/HPβCD-IC NF and triclosan/HPγCD-IC NF were bead-free having average fiber diameter of 520 ± 250 nm and 1,100 ± 660 nm, respectively. The presence of triclosan and the formation of triclosan/CD-IC within the fiber structure were confirmed by (1)H-NMR, FTIR, XRD, DSC, and TGA studies. The initial 1:1 molar ratio of the triclosan:CD was kept for triclosan/HPβCD-IC NF after the electrospinning and whereas 0.7:1 molar ratio was observed for triclosan/HPγCD-IC NF and some uncomplexed triclosan was detected suggesting that the complexation efficiency of triclosan with HPγCD was lower than that of HPβCD. The antibacterial properties of triclosan/CD-IC NF were tested against Gram-negative (Escherichia coli) and Gram-positive (Staphylococcus aureus) bacteria. It was observed that triclosan/HPβCD-IC NF and triclosan/HPγCD-IC NF showed better antibacterial activity against both bacteria compared to uncomplexed pure triclosan.

  18. Enhanced stability of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim against oxidation using hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Pourmokhtar, M; Jacobson, G A

    2005-11-01

    The effect of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPbetaCD) on the chemical stability of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (co-trimoxazole) under oxidation stress at 50 +/- 2 degrees C was investigated. The concentrations of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim in aqueous solutions (pH 5.4) containing 0, 1%, 2%, 5%, 10% and 15% w/v hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin were measured by HPLC. Both sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim degradation appeared to follow pseudo-first order kinetics in the presence and in the absence of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin. The observed half-lives for sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim in 15% w/v hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin were 910 h and 609 h respectively, 11.8 and 3.4 times greater than in solutions without hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin. Using a Lineweaver-Burk equation, the half-lives for sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim outside the complex in a solution containing 15% w/v hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin were estimated at 77 h and 193 h respectively, whereas inside the complex the half-lives were estimated at 850 h and 821 h. In terms of relative increases in stability under oxidation stress the half-lives for sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim inside the complex were 11.0 times and 4.2 times greater than their half-lives outside the complex. In conclusion, chemical stability of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim in co-trimoxazole aqueous solutions under oxidation stress at 50 +/- 2 degrees C can be increased using hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin as a molecular inclusion excipient.

  19. Beta-cyclodextrin-based ferrocene-imprinted gold electrodes.

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    Chmurski, Kazimierz; Temeriusz, Andrzej; Bilewicz, Renata

    2003-11-01

    A new stepwise self-assembly procedure is described for the preparation of functional cyclodextrin-modified electrodes. The approach is based on the formation of alkanethiol/lipoylamide-beta-cyclodextrin monolayers with the thiol component responsible for blocking of the electrode surface and lipoylamide-beta-cyclodextrin molecules-for controlled opening of the access of the electroactive probe to the electrode. Functionalization of the electrode is achieved by means of a new cyclodextrin derivative-mono(6-deoxy-6-lipoylamide)-per-2,3,6-O-acetyl-beta-cyclodextrin-prepared in the peracetyl form and deacetylated directly on the electrode surface following the cyclodextrin self-assembly. The progress of deacetylation was monitored by the MALDI MS technique. Deacetylation caused opening of the active sites toward solution probes. The response toward ferrocene was found to be highly improved when ferrocene was added to the solution following self-assembly of cyclodextrin but prior to the thiol self-assembly step (imprinting method). The proposed synthesis and sequential monolayer formation scheme lead to well-organized and stable modified electrode surfaces with improved sensitivity toward solution species compared to other procedures of electrode modification with the cyclodextrin derivatives.

  20. β-Cyclodextrin- para-aminosalicylic acid inclusion complexes

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    Roik, N. V.; Belyakova, L. A.; Oranskaya, E. I.

    2010-11-01

    Complex formation of β-cyclodextrin with para-aminosalicylic acid in buffer solutions is studied by UV spectroscopy. It is found that the stoichiometric proportion of the components in the β-cyclodextrin-para-aminosalicylic acid inclusion complex is 1:1. The Ketelar equation is used to calculate the stability constants of the inclusion complexes at different temperatures. The thermodynamic parameters of the complex formation process (ΔG, ΔH, ΔS) are calculated using the van't Hoff equation. The 1:1 β-cyclodextrin-para-aminosalicylic acid inclusion complex is prepared in solid form and its characteristics are determined by IR spectroscopic and x-ray diffraction techniques.

  1. Selective binding of chiral molecules of cinchona alkaloid by beta- and gamma-cyclodextrins and organoselenium-bridged bis(beta-cyclodextrin)s.

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    Liu, Yu; Li, Li; Zhang, Heng-Yi; Fan, Zhi; Guan, Xu-Dong

    2003-02-01

    The inclusion complexation behavior of chiral members of cinchona alkaloid with beta- and gamma-cyclodextrins (1 and 2) and 6,6(')-trimethylenediseleno-bridged bis(beta-cyclodextrin) (3) was assessed by means of fluorescence and 2D-NMR spectroscopy. The spectrofluorometric titrations have been performed in aqueous buffer solution (pH 7.20) at 25.0 degrees C to determine the stability constants of the inclusion complexation of 1-3 with guest molecules (i.e., cinchonine, cinchonidine, quinine, and quinidine) in order to quantitatively investigate the molecular selective binding ability. The stability constants of the resulting complexes of 2 with guest molecules are larger than that of 1. As a result of cooperative binding, the stability constants of inclusion complexation of dimeric beta-cyclodextrin 3 with cinchonidine and cinchonine are higher than that of parent 1 by factor of 4.5 and 2.4, respectively. These results are discussed from the viewpoint of the size-fit and geometric complementary relationship between the host and guest.

  2. Improvement of antifungal activity of 10-undecyn-1-ol by inclusion complexation with cyclodextrin derivatives.

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    Neoh, Tze Loon; Tanimoto, Takahiro; Ikefuji, Shuichi; Yoshii, Hidefumi; Furuta, Takeshi

    2008-05-28

    The inclusion complexation behavior between 10-undecyn-1-ol and cyclodextrin (CD) derivatives, namely, randomly methylated beta-CD (RM-beta-CD) and hydroxypropyl-beta-CD (HP-beta-CD), was studied in terms of solubility improvement, apparent stability constant, and the inclusion ratios of the resultant inclusion complexes. The aqueous solubility of 10-undecyn-1-ol was greatly improved through complexation with the CD derivatives. RM-beta-CD is comparatively more efficient in solubilizing 10-undecyn-1-ol with an apparent stability constant outstripping that of HP-beta-CD by about an order of magnitude. Comparative in vitro evaluations of the growth inhibition effects of inclusion complex solutions toward Rosellinia necatrix, a phytopathogenic fungus, were performed. In comparison with the positive control, appreciable improvements of the antifungal activity of 10-undecyn-1-ol through the addition of CD derivatives were observed visually. The improvement was evaluated in terms of area covered by the mycelia of Rosellinia necatrix and their growth rate. RM-beta-CD was proven to be more effective compared to HP-beta-CD with regard to the reduction of both fungal mycelium-covered area and growth rate constant, presumably owing to greater solubility enhancement by RM-beta-CD and thus the bioavailability of 10-undecyn-1-ol. Inclusion complexation of 10-undecyn-1-ol with CD derivatives suggests a potential means for production of an environmentally friendly 10-undecyn-1-ol-based fungicide to counteract R. necatrix.

  3. Drug carrier systems based on water-soluble cationic beta-cyclodextrin polymers.

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    Li, Jianshu; Xiao, Huining; Li, Jiehua; Zhong, YinPing

    2004-07-08

    This study was designed to synthesize, characterize and investigate the drug inclusion property of a series of novel cationic beta-cyclodextrin polymers (CPbetaCDs). Proposed water-soluble polymers were synthesized from beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD), epichlorohydrin (EP) and choline chloride (CC) through a one-step polymerization procedure by varying molar ratio of EP and CC to beta-CD. Physicochemical properties of the polymers were characterized with colloidal titration, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), gel permeation chromatography (GPC) and aqueous solubility determination. The formation of naproxen/CPbetaCDs inclusion complexes was confirmed by NMR and fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR). Cationic beta-CD polymers showed better hemolytic activities than parent beta-CD and neutral beta-CD polymer in hemolysis test. The morphological study of erythrocytes revealed a cell membrane invagination induced by the cationic groups. The effects of molecular weight and charge density of the polymers on their inclusion and release performance of naproxen were also investigated through phase-solubility and dissolution studies. It was found that the cationic beta-CD polymers with high molecular weight or low charge density exhibited better drug inclusion and dissolution abilities.

  4. Thermal behaviour, biological activity and conformational study of a [methoprene/beta-cyclodextrin] complex in a smoke generating formulation.

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    Audino, Paola González; Masuh, Hector; Zerba, Eduardo

    2005-05-13

    Methoprene, an insect growth regulator, was complexed with beta-cyclodextrin, yielding a stable inclusion complex. TGA, X-ray powder diffraction and conformational analysis have been used to confirm the nature of this inclusion complex. The interaction between methoprene and beta-cyclodextrin was investigated by means of Molecular Mechanics. The results account for the formation of a 1:1 inclusion complex stabilised by Van der Waals forces and hydrogen bonds. The [methoprene-beta-cyclodextrin] complex included in smoke generating formulations and protected from thermal decomposition by the foaming agent azodicarbonamide was shown to be stable enough to release methoprene in fumes with good yields. The improved stabilty of the methoprene complex showed a correlation with increased biological activity against Musca domestica.

  5. Studying on inclusion complexes of Wogonin with β-cyclodextrin and hydroxypropyl-cyclodextrin

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    Li, Jinxia; Chao, Jianbin; Zhang, Min

    2012-02-01

    The formation of the complexes of Wogonin with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) and hydroxypropyl-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) was studied by fluorescence spectra and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR). The formation constants (Ks) of complexes were determined by fluorescence method. The results suggested that HP-β-CD was easier to form inclusion with Wogonin than β-CD in solution. In different pH solutions, CDs have different inclusive capacity to Wo. β-CD was most suitable for inclusion of neutral form and HP-β-CD was suitable for acidic form. In addition, the experimental resulted confirmed the existence of 1:1 inclusion complex of Wogonin with CDs. Besides, kinetic studies of DPPH rad with Wogonin and CDs complexes were done. The results obtained indicated that the complex was the most reactive form. Special configuration of complex has been proposed on NMR technique.

  6. Thermodynamics of inclusion complexes between cyclodextrins and isoniazid

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    Terekhova, I. V.; Kumeev, R. S.

    2010-01-01

    Complex formation of α- and β-cyclodextrins with isoniazid, a antituberculous pharmaceutical, is studied using such methods as calorimetry and 1H NMR at 298.15 K. On the basis of the obtained experimental data, it is shown that α- and β-cyclodextrins form 1 : 1 inclusion complexes with isoniazid, which are characterized by low stability in aqueous solution. Along with this, deeper penetration of isoniazid into the cavity of β-cyclodextrin, accompanied by more intensive dehydration of the reagents, is observed. The results are interpreted in terms of influence of structure of reagents and their state in solution on the binding mode, driving forces, and thermodynamic parameters of the complex formation.

  7. Crystal structure of recombinant soybean beta-amylase complexed with beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Adachi, M; Mikami, B; Katsube, T; Utsumi, S

    1998-07-31

    In order to study the interaction of soybean beta-amylase with substrate, we solved the crystal structure of beta-cyclodextrin-enzyme complex and compared it with that of alpha-cyclodextrin-enzyme complex. The enzyme was expressed in Escherichia coli at a high level as a soluble and catalytically active protein. The purified recombinant enzyme had properties nearly identical to those of native soybean beta-amylase and formed the same crystals as the native enzyme. The crystal structure of recombinant enzyme complexed with beta-cyclodextrin was refined at 2. 07-A resolution with a final crystallographic R value of 15.8% (Rfree = 21.1%). The root mean square deviation in the position of C-alpha atoms between this recombinant enzyme and the native enzyme was 0.22 A. These results indicate that the expression system established here is suitable for studying structure-function relationships of beta-amylase. The conformation of the bound beta-cyclodextrin takes an ellipsoid shape in contrast to the circular shape of the bound alpha-cyclodextrin. The cyclodextrins shared mainly two glucose binding sites, 3 and 4. The glucose residue 4 was slightly shifted from the maltose binding site. This suggests that the binding site of the cyclodextrins is important for its holding of a cleaved substrate, which enables the multiple attack mechanism of beta-amylase.

  8. Investigation of transport of genistein, daidzein and their inclusion complexes prepared with different cyclodextrins on Caco-2 cell line.

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    Daruházi, Agnes Emma; Kiss, Tímea; Vecsernyés, Miklós; Szente, Lajos; Szőke, Eva; Lemberkovics, Eva

    2013-10-01

    Isoflavonoids are widespread constituents in medical plants especially in legumes (Fabaceae), but occur in other different plant families as well (Rosaceae, Iridaceae, Amaranthaceae). Their antioxidant, estrogen-like, anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects make them promising compounds in therapy of important disorders especially in estrogen related diseases. Poor solubility in aqueous system of genistein and daidzein needs a solubility enhancement for pharmaceutical use. These compounds are suitable guest molecules for inclusion complex formation with cyclodextrins (CDs) considering matching their size and polarity. The molecular encapsulation with beta-cyclodextrin (β-CD), gamma-cyclodextrin (γ-CD), hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) and random methyl-beta cyclodextrin (RAMEB-CD) results in a solid, molecularly dispersed form and in a significantly improved aqueous solubility of genistein and daidzein. Determining enhancement in solubility and bioavailability we investigated the transport of these inclusion complexes across Caco-2 cell line comparing that of the pure compounds and found significant improving effect of the different CD derivatives on membrane permeation of the two isoflavone aglycons.

  9. Nanoassemblies driven by cyclodextrin-based inclusion complexation.

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    Kang, Yang; Guo, Kun; Li, Bang-Jing; Zhang, Sheng

    2014-10-04

    Nanoscaled supramolecular systems have attracted significant attention because of their promising applications in many fields. This review focuses on recent advances in the construction of nanoassemblies driven by cyclodextrin (CD)-based inclusion complexation and their application in biomedical and biomimetic fields. As a result of the reversibility of the CD-based host-guest interactions, CD-based driving forces provide the opportunity to generate complex and sophisticated nanoassemblies with tunable properties.

  10. Inclusion complexation of pinostrobin with various cyclodextrin derivatives.

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    Kicuntod, Jintawee; Khuntawee, Wasinee; Wolschann, Peter; Pongsawasdi, Piamsook; Chavasiri, Warinthorn; Kungwan, Nawee; Rungrotmongkol, Thanyada

    2016-01-01

    Pinostrobin (PNS) is one of the important flavonoids and can be abundantly found in the rhizomes of fingerroot (Boesenbergia rotrunda) and galangal (Alpinia galangal and Alpinia officinarum), the herbal basis of Southeast Asian cooking. Similar to other flavonoids, PNS exhibits anti-oxidative, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. However, this compound has an extremely low water solubility that limits its use in pharmaceutical applications. Beta-cyclodextrin (βCD) and its derivatives, 2,6-dimethyl-βCD (2,6-DMβCD) and the three hydroxypropyl-βCDs (2-HPβCD, 6-HPβCD and 2,6-DHPβCD), have unique properties that enhance the stability and solubility of such low-soluble guest molecules. In the present study, molecular dynamics simulations were applied to investigate the dynamics and stability of PNS inclusion complexes with βCD and its derivatives (2,6-DMβCD, 2,6-DHPβCD, 2-HPβCD and 6-HPβCD). PNS was able to form complexes with βCD and all four of its derivatives by either the chromone (C-PNS) or phenyl (P-PNS) ring dipping toward the cavity. According to the molecular mechanics-generalized Born surface area binding free energy values, the stability of the different PNS/βCD complexes was ranked as 2,6-DHPβCD>2,6-DMβCD>2-HPβCD>6-HPβCD>βCD. These theoretical results were in good agreement with the stability constants that had been determined by the solubility method.

  11. Computational study on the molecular inclusion of andrographolide by cyclodextrin

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    Zhou, Hongwei; Lai, Wai-Ping; Zhang, Zhiqiang; Li, Wai-Kee; Cheung, Hon-Yeung

    2009-03-01

    Due to the poor water solubility of andrographolide (andro), an inclusion technique has been developed to modify its physical and chemical properties so as to improve its bioavailability. In contrast with the immense experimental studies on the inclusion complexes of andro:cyclodextrin, no computational study has so far been carried out on this system. In this work, preliminary docking experiments with AutoDock were performed. Density Functional Theory (DFT) and Austin Model 1 (AM1) calculations upon the docking instances were applied to investigate the two possible modes of molecular inclusions between andro and x-cyclodextrin ( xCD, where x is α, β or γ). Atoms-in-Molecules (AIM) analysis based on the B3LYP/cc-pVDZ wavefunction was applied to verify the existence of the intermolecular hydrogen bonds. It was found that the most stable complex among the six possible inclusion complexes was the one formed between andro and βCD with andro's decalin ring moiety wrapped by CD at a ratio of 1:1. The hydrogen bonds between andro and CD were responsible for the stability of the inclusion complexes. The calculated data were found to be consistent with the experimental results. Thus, the results of this study can aid new drug design processes.

  12. Spectrofluorometric study of complexation of some amino derivatives of 9,10-anthraquinone with beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Shamsipur, Mojtaba; Yari, Abdullah; Sharghi, Hashem

    2005-11-01

    Complexation reactions between 1-amino-9,10-anthraquinone (AA1), 1-amino-2-methyl-9,10-anthraquinone (AA2), 1-amino-2,4-dimethyl-9,10-anthraquinone (AA3) and 1-amino-2-ethyl-9,10-anthraquinone (AA4) and beta-cyclodextrin were studied spectrofluorometrically, under optimized experimental conditions. The formation constants of the resulting 1:1 beta-cyclodextrin complexes were evaluated and found to decrease in the order AA4>AA1>AA3>AA2. Possible reasons for the observed stability sequence are discussed based on the structures proposed for the resulting inclusion complexes.

  13. Structural and thermodynamic investigation of pentoxifylline-cyclodextrin inclusion complex

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    Morais, Charles A. S.; Lemes Silva, Bruna; Denadai, Ângelo M. L.; Lopes, Juliana Fedoce; De Sousa, Frederico B.

    2017-08-01

    Pentoxifylline (PTX) inclusion complex with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) was investigated by theoretical and experimental methods. Based on the PTX electronic absorption band variation in presence of β-CD and using nuclear magnetic resonance experiments inclusion was verified. Data were confirmed by theoretical UV-Vis by means of TD-DFT calculations, demonstrating that β-CD cavity was able to reduce the oscillator strength of some electronic transitions, and indicating a close range between internal β-CD hydrogens to aliphatic PTX chain. Isothermal titration calorimetry experiments were useful to indicate that inclusion was spontaneous in solution. Additionally, at 298.15 K this inclusion process is enthalpic and entropic driven.

  14. Complexation with tolbutamide modifies the physicochemical and tableting properties of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Suihko, E; Korhonen, O; Järvinen, T; Ketolainen, J; Jarho, P; Laine, E; Paronen, P

    2001-03-14

    The physicochemical and tableting properties of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CD) and its tolbutamide (TBM) complex were studied. The kinetics of TBM/HP-beta-CD inclusion complex formation in solution were determined by the phase solubility method. Solid complexes were prepared by freeze-drying and spray-drying. Water sorption-desorption behaviour of the materials were studied and compacts were made using a compaction simulator. TBM and HP-beta-CD formed 1:1 inclusion complexes in aqueous solution with an apparent stability constant of 63 M(-1). HP-beta-CDs and TBM/HP-beta-CD complexes were amorphous whereas the freeze-dried and spray-dried TBMs were polymorphic forms II and I, respectively. Sorption-desorption studies showed that HP-beta-CDs were deliquescent at high relative humidities. TBM/HP-beta-CD complexes had slightly lower water contents at low relative humidities than the physical mixtures. However, at high humidities their water sorption and desorption behaviours were similar to those of corresponding physical mixtures, indicating a glass transition of the complexed materials. TBM/HP-beta-CD complexes demonstrated a worse compactability than similarly prepared HP-beta-CDs or physical mixtures. Also particle properties that resulted from these preparation methods affected the compactability of the materials. In conclusion, the physicochemical and tableting properties of HP-beta-CD were modified by complexation it with TBM.

  15. TDDFT study of UV-vis spectra of permethrin, cypermethrin and their beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes: a comparison of dispersion correction DFT (DFT-D3) and DFT.

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    Chen, Feifei; Wang, Yujiao; Xie, Xiaomei; Chen, Meng; Li, Wei

    2014-07-15

    A comparative study of DFT and DFT-D3 has been carried out on the UV-vis absorption of permethrin, cypermethrin and their β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes. The TDDFT method with PCM (or COSMO) model was adopted and B3LYP, BLYP and BLYP-D3 functionals were selected. Comparing the simulated spectra with experimental one, we can notice that pure BLYP functional can better reproduce the UV-vis spectra than hybrid B3LYP, but empirical dispersion corrections BLYP-D3 has better performance than BLYP. BLYP-D3 calculations reveal that the main absorption bands of permethrin and cypermethrin arise from the π→π(*) transition, after encapsulated by β-CD to form inclusion complexes, the host-guest intermolecular charge transfer (ICT) makes the main absorption bands to be changed significantly in wavelength and intensity.

  16. Study on the supramolecular multirecognition mechanism of beta-naphthol/beta-cyclodextrin/anionic surfactant in a tolnaftate hydrolysis system.

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    Bo, Tang; Xu, Wang; Jing, Wang; Chengguang, Yu; Zhenzhen, Chen; Yi, Ding

    2006-05-04

    Based on the fact that tolnaftate degrade to beta-naphthol sodium (RONa) at 5.00 mol/L NaOH solution and RO(-) was protonated to ROH after being acidified and adjusted to the pH 4.50 by acetic acid-sodium acetate buffer solution, we studied and discussed the mechanism of the supramolecular multirecognition interaction among the anionic surfactants sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD), and beta-naphthol (ROH) by means of fluorescence spectrum, surface tension of the solution, infrared spectrograms, and (1)HNMR spectroscopy. The apparent formation constant of the ternary inclusion complex was determined to be (5.48 +/- 0.13) x 10(3) L(2)/mol(2). The thermodynamic parameters (DeltaG degrees, DeltaH degrees, DeltaS degrees ) for the formation of the inclusion complexes were obtained from the van't Hoff equation. It was indicated that the multiple and synergistic protection effect of SLS and beta-CD on the excited singlet state ROH played very important roles in the enhancement of the fluorescence of ROH. Results showed that, at room temperature, the naphthalene ring of ROH and the hydrophobic hydrocarbon chain of SLS were included into the cavity of beta-CD to form a ROH/SLS/beta-CD ternary inclusion complex with stoichiometry of 1:1:1, which provided effective protection for the excited state of ROH and increased the fluorescent intensity of ROH obviously.

  17. Environmental significance of the diclofop-methyl and cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Cai, Xiyun; Zhang, Anping; Liu, Weiping

    2006-01-01

    Cyclodextrins (CDs) possess a hydrophilic external surface and a hydrophobic cavity. They are thus highly soluble and, in the meantime, effectively form inclusion complexes with hydrophobic organic compounds to enhance their solubilities. In this study, the complexation between modified beta-CDs and the herbicide diclofop-methyl (DM), (2-(4-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-phenoxy) propionate), was investigated. The complexation was confirmed by the shifts in the wavelengths of maximum ultra violet (UV) absorption and fluorescence excitation/emission. The deuterium isotope effects indicate that in the presence of beta-CDs the solubility of DM was lower while that of diclofop was higher in D2O than in H2O, suggesting the primary role of hydrophobic interactions in complexation. The solubility of DM was enhanced in the presence of beta-CDs, the extent of which depended on the modification of beta-CDs. The complexation reduced the hydrolysis of DM and hence increased its stability. The small inconsistency in the power of beta-CDs between hydrolysis retardation and solubilization suggests that hydrolysis was affected by the properties of beta-CDs and the configuration of DM in the complexes. Use of beta-CDs may thus result in the mobilization of soil DM. Properly modified beta-CDs may be utilized as formulation additives for improved delivery of DM and for enhanced environmental remediation.

  18. Tamoxifen citrate loaded amphiphilic beta-cyclodextrin nanoparticles: in vitro characterization and cytotoxicity.

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    Memisoglu-Bilensoy, Erem; Vural, Imran; Bochot, Amélie; Renoir, Jack Michel; Duchene, Dominique; Hincal, A Atilla

    2005-06-02

    Nanospheres and nanocapsules of beta-CDC6, amphiphilic beta-cyclodextrin modified on the secondary face with 6C aliphatic esters, were prepared with nanoprecipitation technique directly from inclusion complexes of tamoxifen citrate and beta-CDC6 (1:1 molar ratio). Blank and loaded nanospheres and nanocapsules were characterized by particle size distribution, zeta potential, drug loading and in vitro drug release. Particle sizes were between 250 and 300 nm for different formulations of nanospheres and nanocapsules. Zeta potential which was around -18 mV for blank particles was reported to be between +12 and +15 mV for tamoxifen-loaded particles. Average entrapped drug quantity was found to be around 150 mug/mL for particles prepared from inclusion complexes and this is double the loading value for conventionally prepared particles. Pre-loaded formulations showed a significantly slower release profile extended up to 6 h while formulations loaded conventionally displayed rapid and complete release within an hour. Cytotoxic efficacy of tamoxifen citrate loaded nanospheres and nanocapsules was determined against MCF-7 cells and tamoxifen citrate incorporated in amphiphilic beta-cyclodextrin nanoparticles was found to be cytotoxic and effective against this cell line.

  19. Modified β-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex to Improve the Physicochemical Properties of Albendazole. Complete In Vitro Evaluation and Characterization

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    García, Agustina; Leonardi, Darío; Salazar, Mario Oscar; Lamas, María Celina

    2014-01-01

    The potential use of natural cyclodextrins and their synthetic derivatives have been studied extensively in pharmaceutical research and development to modify certain properties of hydrophobic drugs. The ability of these host molecules of including guest molecules within their cavities improves notably the physicochemical properties of poorly soluble drugs, such as albendazole, the first chosen drug to treat gastrointestinal helminthic infections. Thus, the aim of this work was to synthesize a beta cyclodextrin citrate derivative, to analyze its ability to form complexes with albendazole and to evaluate its solubility and dissolution rate. The synthesis progress of the cyclodextrin derivative was followed by electrospray mass spectrometry and the acid-base titration of the product. The derivative exhibited an important drug affinity. Nuclear magnetic resonance experiments demonstrated that the tail and the aromatic ring of the drug were inside the cavity of the cyclodextrin derivative. The inclusion complex was prepared by spray drying and full characterized. The drug dissolution rate displayed exceptional results, achieving 100% drug release after 20 minutes. The studies indicated that the inclusion complex with the cyclodextrin derivative improved remarkably the physicochemical properties of albendazole, being a suitable excipient to design oral dosage forms. PMID:24551084

  20. Studies on a novel modified β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex

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    Ding, Lixiu; He, Jiang; Huang, Lizhen; Lu, Ruihua

    2010-08-01

    A novel host-guest inclusion complex MAH-β-CD-APAP (MAH-β-CD = a modified β-cyclodextrin carrying seven vinyl carboxylic acid groups; APAP = 4-Acetamino phenol) was prepared. Its structure was characterized by 1H NMR, 13C NMR, IR spectra, thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and elementary analysis. The results showed that APAP was encapsulated within the MAH-β-CD cavity. Moreover, the important phase solubility studies were carried out, which demonstrated a water-soluble inclusion complex was formed. From the phase-solubility diagram, the stoichiometry and the apparent stability constant ( K1:1) were obtained to be 1:1 and 1.43 × 10 3 L/mol, respectively.

  1. Investigation of β-cyclodextrin-norfloxacin inclusion complexes. Part 2. Inclusion mode and stability studies.

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    Mendes, Cassiana; Buttchevitz, Aline; Barison, Andersson; Ocampos, Fernanda Maria Marins; Bernardi, Larissa Sakis; Oliveira, Paulo Renato; Silva, Marcos Antônio Segatto

    2015-01-01

    Norfloxacin (NFX) is a broad spectrum antibiotic with low solubility and permeability, which is unstable on exposure to light and humidity. In this study, the mode of NFX inclusion into β-cyclodextrin complexes was evaluated and a complete physical, chemical and microbiological stability study of the inclusion complexes was carried out. Potentiometric titrations were performed to evaluate changes in the pKa of the NFX molecule due to the formation of an inclusion complex and NMR analysis demonstrated that the NFX molecule is included in the β-cyclodextrin cavity. Inclusion complexes obtained by kneading followed by freeze-drying showed improved NFX stability compared with the isolated drug or the physical mixture. This method was effective in terms of protecting the drug from photodegradation and also avoiding hydrolysis. Differences between NFX and the complexes could be evidenced by thermal analysis, infrared spectroscopy and x-ray powder diffraction as well as by determining the solubility and drug content. The antimicrobial potency was also preserved on applying the promising method of kneading. The satisfactory stability indicates that the NFX/β-cyclodextrin complexes could be useful as an alternative to the existing NFX drug formulation.

  2. The use of beta-cyclodextrin in the manufacturing of disintegrating pellets with improved dissolution performances.

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    Zema, Lucia; Palugan, Luca; Maroni, Alessandra; Foppoli, Anastasia; Sangalli, Maria Edvige; Gazzaniga, Andrea

    2008-01-01

    It has recently been highlighted that the release behavior of pellets containing microcystalline cellulose (MCC) as the spheronizing agent may be impaired by the lack of disintegration. Although alternative spheronizing excipients have been proposed, their overall advantages have not thoroughly been assessed. In the present work, the possible use of beta-cyclodextrin (betaCD) was therefore explored for the manufacturing of pellets with a potential for effective disintegration and immediate release of poorly soluble active ingredients. MCC/betaCD powder formulations containing no drug or model drugs with different water solubility, able to form inclusion compounds with the employed cyclodextrin, were pelletized by agglomeration in rotary fluid bed equipment. By applying successive statistical experimental designs, the most critical formulation and operating parameters were identified and optimal manufacturing processes were ultimately set up. High yields of pellets provided with satisfactory physical-technological characteristics were obtained using powder formulations with up to 80% betaCD. Based on dissolution testing results, the suitability of betaCD for the preparation of disintegrating MCC-containing pellets with improved dissolution performance was finally demonstrated.

  3. The effect of pH and triethanolamine on sulfisoxazole complexation with hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Gladys, Granero; Claudia, Garnero; Marcela, Longhi

    2003-11-01

    A novel complexation of sulfisoxazole with hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CD) was studied. Two systems were used: binary complexes prepared with HP-beta-CD and multicomponent system (HP-beta-CD and the basic compound triethanolamine (TEA)). Inclusion complex formation in aqueous solutions and in solid state were investigated by the solubility method, thermal analysis (differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA)), Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) and dissolution studies. The solid complexes of sulfisoxazole were prepared by freeze-drying the homogeneous concentrated aqueous solutions in molar ratios of sulfisoxazole:HP-beta-CD 1:1 and 1:2, and sulfisoxazole:TEA:HP-beta-CD 1:1:2. FT-IR and thermal analysis showed differences among sulfisoxazole:HP-beta-CD and sulfisoxazole:TEA:HP-beta-CD and their corresponding physical mixtures and individual components. The HP-beta-CD solubilization of sulfisoxazole could be improved by ionization of the drug molecule through pH adjustments. However, larger improvements of the HP-beta-CD solubilization are obtained when multicomponent systems are used, allowing to reduce the amount of CD necessary to prepare the target formulation.

  4. Inclusion and functionalization of polymers with cyclodextrins: current applications and future prospects.

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    Folch-Cano, Christian; Yazdani-Pedram, Mehrdad; Olea-Azar, Claudio

    2014-09-09

    The numerous hydroxyl groups available in cyclodextrins are active sites that can form different types of linkages. They can be crosslinked with one another, or they can be derivatized to produce monomers that can form linear or branched networks. Moreover, they can form inclusion complexes with polymers and different substrates, modifying their physicochemical properties. This review shows the different applications using polymers with cyclodextrins, either by forming inclusion complexes, ternary complexes, networks, or molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs). On one hand, the use of cyclodextrins enhances the properties of each polymer, and on the other the use of polymers decreases the amount of cyclodextrins required in different formulations. Both cyclodextrins and polymers contribute synergistically in several applications such as pharmacological, nutritional, environmental, and other industrial fields. The use of polymers based on cyclodextrins is a low cost easy to use potential tool with great future prospects.

  5. A supramolecular complex between proteinases and beta-cyclodextrin that preserves enzymatic activity: physicochemical characterization.

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    Denadai, Angelo M L; Santoro, Marcelo M; Lopes, Miriam T P; Chenna, Angélica; de Sousa, Frederico B; Avelar, Gabriela M; Gomes, Marco R Túlio; Guzman, Fanny; Salas, Carlos E; Sinisterra, Rubén D

    2006-01-01

    Cyclodextrins are suitable drug delivery systems because of their ability to subtly modify the physical, chemical, and biological properties of guest molecules through labile interactions by formation of inclusion and/or association complexes. Plant cysteine proteinases from Caricaceae and Bromeliaceae are the subject of therapeutic interest, because of their anti-inflammatory, antitumoral, immunogenic, and wound-healing properties. In this study, we analyzed the association between beta-cyclodextrin (betaCD) and fraction P1G10 containing the bioactive proteinases from Carica candamarcensis, and described the physicochemical nature of the solid-state self-assembled complexes by Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, thermogravimetry (TG), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), X-ray powder diffraction (XRD), and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), as well as in solution by circular dichroism (CD), isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC), and amidase activity. The physicochemical analyses suggest the formation of a complex between P1G10 and betaCD. Higher secondary interactions, namely hydrophobic interactions, hydrogen bonding and van der Waals forces were observed at higher P1G10 : betaCD mass ratios. These results provide evidence of the occurrence of strong solid-state supramolecular non-covalent interactions between P1G10 and betaCD. Microcalorimetric analysis demonstrates that complexation results in a favorable enthalpic contribution, as has already been described during formation of similar betaCD inclusion compounds. The amidase activity of the complex shows that the enzyme activity is not readily available at 24 hours after dissolution of the complex in aqueous buffer; the proteinase becomes biologically active by the second day and remains stable until day 16, when a gradual decrease occurs, with basal activity attained by day 29. The reported results underscore the potential for betaCDs as candidates for complexing cysteine proteinases, resulting

  6. Enhancement of bioavailability of cinnarizine from its beta-cyclodextrin complex on oral administration with DL-phenylalanine as a competing agent.

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    Tokumura, T; Nanba, M; Tsushima, Y; Tatsuishi, K; Kayano, M; Machida, Y; Nagai, T

    1986-04-01

    The present investigation is concerned with an improvement of the bioavailability of cinnarizine by administering its beta-cyclodextrin complex together with another compound which competes with the beta-cyclodextrin molecule in complex formation in aqueous solution (competing agent). The bioavailability of cinnarizine on oral administration of the cinnarizine-beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex was enhanced by the simultaneous administration of DL-phenylalanine as a competing agent, e.g., the AUC was 1.9 and 2.7 times as large as those of the cinnarizine-beta-cyclodextrin complex alone and cinnarizine alone, respectively. The enhancement of AUC and Cmax completely depended on the dose of DL-phenylalanine. It was found from these results that DL-phenylalanine acted as a competing agent in the GI tract and the minimum effective dose required of DL-phenylalanine might be 1 g for 50 mg of cinnarizine in the cinnarizine-beta-cyclodextrin complex. Evaluating the competing effect of DL-phenylalanine in vitro using an absorption simulator, it was found that the decreased penetration rate of cinnarizine through the artificial lipid barrier with addition of beta-cyclodextrin was restored with the addition of DL-phenylalanine.

  7. Reduced migration from flexible poly(vinyl chloride) of a plasticizer containing beta-cyclodextrin derivative.

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    Yu, Ong Yong; Chung, Jae Woo; Kwak, Seung-Yeop

    2008-10-01

    The migration of endocrine-disrupting di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) poses a serious threat to public health and the environment. In this study, we successfully prepared a plasticizerwith reduced DEHP migration by directly incorporating 2,3,6-per-O-benzoyl-beta-cyclodextrin (Bz-beta-CD) into DEHP. Bz-beta-CD was prepared by esterification between the hydroxyl groups of beta-CD and benzoyl chloride. The presence of this cyclodextrin is expected to facilitate formation of stable complexes through pi-pi association with DEHP molecules. The flexible PVC was prepared with a gelation-fusion process that uses the prepared migration-resistant plasticizer, and its properties (flexibility, thermal stability, and clarity) were evaluated by carrying out DSC and tensile testing, TGA, and haze testing, respectively. No significant changes in the physical properties of the flexible PVC were observed when Bz-beta-CD was added. DEHP migration tests were carried out for the flexible PVC according to the ISO 3826:1993(E) test method, and the quantity of migrated DEHP was then determined with UV-vis spectroscopy. It was found that the addition of Bz-beta-CD decreases the levels of DEHP migration from the flexible PVC samples by almost 40%. We investigated the molecular interaction between Bz-beta-CD and DEHP using molecular mechanics simulations, and we conclude that this reduction in DEHP migration is due to the formation of stabilized pi-pi attractive association and inclusion complexes of Bz-beta-CD and DEHP in flexible PVC.

  8. Formation and antimicrobial activity of complexes of beta-cyclodextrin and some antimycotic imidazole derivatives.

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    Van Doorne, H; Bosch, E H; Lerk, C F

    1988-04-22

    Complex formation between beta-cyclodextrin and six antimycotic imidazole derivatives has been studied. The solubility of all drugs was increased in the presence of beta-cyclodextrin. The smallest increase (approx. 5-fold) was observed for miconazol, and the largest increase (approx. 160-fold) was observed for bifonazol. Apparent 1:1-complex constants were measured and found to decrease in the order: bifonazol greater than ketoconazol greater than tioconazol greater than miconazol greater than itraconazol greater than clotrimazol. The complexes appeared to possess a low, if any, antimicrobial activity. Measurement of inhibition zone sizes, with four test organisms was used to study the release of the antimycotic drugs from topical preparations. The antimycotic drugs were more readily released from topical preparations containing beta-cyclodextrin than from the same vehicles without beta-cyclodextrin. The rationale of beta-cyclodextrin addition to antimycotic topical preparations is discussed.

  9. Enhanced bioavailability of soy isoflavones by complexation with beta-cyclodextrin in rats.

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    Lee, Seung-Hyun; Kim, Young Heui; Yu, Heui-Jong; Cho, Nam-Suk; Kim, Tae-Hyun; Kim, Dong-Chool; Chung, Chan-Bok; Hwang, Yong-Il; Kim, Ki Ho

    2007-12-01

    In order to improve the solubility and bioavailability of a soy isoflavone extract (IFE), inclusion complexes (IFE-beta-CD) of the isoflavone extract with beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) were prepared and studied for their solubility and bioavailability. The aqueous solubility of the complexes of IFE with beta-CD (2.0 mg/ml) was about 26 times that of IFE itself (0.076 mg/ml). The same dosages of IFE and IFE-beta-CD were orally administered to SD rats (Sprague-Dawley) on an isoflavone glycoside (IFG) basis (daidzin, genistin and glycitin), and the plasma concentrations of daidzein, genistein and glycitein were measured over time to estimate the average AUC (area under the plasma concentration versus time curve) of the isoflavones. After the oral administration, the AUC values for daidzein, genistein and glycitein were 340, 11 and 28 microg x min/ml, respectively. In contrast, the respective AUC values after the administration of IFE-beta-CD were 430, 20 and 48 microg x min/ml. The bioavailability of daidzein in IFE-beta-CD was increased to 126% by the formation of inclusion complexes with beta-CD, compared with that in IFE. Furthermore, the bioavailability of genistein and glycitein in IFE-beta-CD formulation was significantly higher by up to 180% and 170%, respectively, compared with that of IFE p=0.008 and p=0.028, respectively). These results show that the absorption of IFE could be improved by the complexation of IFE with beta-CD (IFE-beta-CD).

  10. Antipyrine-gamma cyclodextrin inclusion complex: Molecular modeling, preparation, characterization and cytotoxicity studies

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    Gannimani, Ramesh; Perumal, Amanda; Ramesh, Muthusamy; Pillay, Karen; Soliman, Mahmoud E.; Govender, Patrick

    2015-06-01

    Molecular docking, semi-empirical and molecular dynamics studies were conducted for α, β and γ-cyclodextrin-associated inclusion complexes of antipyrine. The results of molecular modeling were systematically analyzed to determine the stability of inclusion complexes. In preliminary computational screening, β and γ-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes of antipyrine were found to be more stable as compared to α-cyclodextrin based on docking score and binding free energies. Further, inclusion complex of antipyrine with γ-cyclodextrin was prepared by freeze drying method. Formation of the inclusion complex was investigated by solid state characterization techniques such as thermogravimetric analysis, differential scanning calorimetry, X-ray diffraction, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and scanning electron microscopy. The changes observed in decomposition temperature, diffractogram, vibrational frequencies and morphological appearance confirmed the formation of inclusion complex. In addition, results from 1H NMR and 2D NOESY studies supported the inclusion phenomenon. The results obtained from computational studies were found to be in consistent with experimental data to ascertain the encapsulation of antipyrine into γ-cyclodextrin. The inclusion complex was found to be non-toxic toward MDCK-1 cell lines. Thus, this approach may be helpful in the formulation of drug molecules using cyclodextrins.

  11. Study on the inclusion complexes of cyclodextrin and sulphonated azo dyes by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry

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    Zhang, Huarong; Chen, Gang; Wang, Ling; Ding, Lan; Tian, Yuan; Jin, Weiqun; Zhang, Hanqi

    2006-05-01

    The inclusion complexes of [alpha]-, [beta]-cyclodextrin ([alpha]-, [beta]-CD) and sulphonated azo dyes ligands (Orange II, Ponceau SX, Allura red AC and Tartrazine) were studied by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) and the dissociation constants (KD) of the inclusion complexes were determined. A new method to obtain the dissociation constants of CD-ligand inclusion complexes without curve fitting was developed. Once the total concentrations of CD and ligand have been known, KD can be calculated from the sum peak intensities of free CD and inclusion complex and the number of binding site can be obtained from the mass spectrum. Ponceau SX, Allura red AC and Tartrazine binding to [alpha]-CD form 1:1 inclusion complexes with KD values of 1.33 × 10-5 mol L-1, 4.85 × 10-6 mol L-1 and 7.47 × 10-5 mol L-1, respectively. The obtained KD values of the inclusion complexes of above-mentioned three sulphonated azo dyes ligands binding to [beta]-CD in turn are 3.93 × 10-6 mol L-1, 6.50 × 10-6 mol L-1 and 1.12 × 10-4 mol L-1, respectively. The 1:1 and 1:2 inclusion complexes are found in the systems of CD and Orange II. KD,1 and KD,2 of [alpha]-CD and Orange II inclusion complexes are 4.05 × 10-4 mol L-1 and 4.60 × 10-7 (mol L-1)2, respectively. 3.94 × 10-5 mol L-1 and 1.72 × 10-7 (mol L-1)2 are the KD,1 and KD,2 of [beta]-CD and Orange II inclusion complexes, respectively. The competition experiments were performed to validate the results obtained by one ligand. According to the proposed method, the KD values of inclusion complexes regardless of any stoichiometric relation of host and guest can be obtained.

  12. 2-Hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin extracts 2-phenylphenol from silicone tubing.

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    den Brok, Monique W J; van der Schoot, Sabien C; Nuijen, Bastiaan; Hillebrand, Michel J X; Beijnen, Jos H

    2004-07-08

    Cyclodextrins are capable to solubilise lipophilic drugs via (partial) inclusion in their lipophilic cavity. This, however, also provides the potential for the extraction of small molecules from production materials. In the present study, the potency of the commercially available and used cyclodextrin, 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPbetaCD) to extract the preservative 2-phenylphenol (2-PP) from platinum cured silicone tubing was tested. The presence of 2-PP was structurally confirmed with HPLC-UV and LC/MS/MS in HPbetaCD solutions after incubation with platinum cured silicone tubing. HPbetaCD concentration and prior tubing sterilisation were found not to influence the levels of 2-PP extracted. Interestingly, extraction to ethanol was 15-fold higher than observed for HPbetaCD solutions. 2-PP was extracted from silicone tubing during routine manufacture of a blank dosage form formulated with only HPbetaCD, resulting in detectable levels of 2-PP in the final product. In a freeze-dried dosage form containing HPbetaCD and an active pharmaceutical ingredient (exhibiting a stability constant for HPbetaCD/drug of 1045 L/mol), on the other hand, 2-PP was undetectable.

  13. Thermal stability of anthocyanin extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. in the presence of beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Mourtzinos, Ioannis; Makris, Dimitris P; Yannakopoulou, Konstantina; Kalogeropoulos, Nick; Michali, Iliana; Karathanos, Vaios T

    2008-11-12

    The thermal stability of anthocyanin extract isolated from the dry calyces of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. was studied over the temperature range 60-90 degrees C in aqueous solutions in the presence or absence of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD). The results indicated that the thermal degradation of anthocyanins followed first-order reaction kinetics. The temperature-dependent degradation was adequately modeled by the Arrhenius equation, and the activation energy for the degradation of H. sabdariffa L. anthocyanins during heating was found to be approximately 54 kJ/mol. In the presence of beta-CD, anthocyanins degraded at a decreased rate, evidently due to their complexation with beta-CD, having the same activation energy. The formation of complexes in solution was confirmed by nuclear magnetic resonance studies of beta-CD solutions in the presence of the extract. Moreover, differential scanning calorimetry revealed that the inclusion complex of H. sabdariffa L. extract with beta-CD in the solid state was more stable against oxidation as compared to the free extract, as the complex remained intact at temperatures 100-250 degrees C where the free extract was oxidized. The results obtained clearly indicated that the presence of beta-CD improved the thermal stability of nutraceutical antioxidants present in H. sabdariffa L. extract, both in solution and in solid state.

  14. Adsorption and recovery of nonylphenol ethoxylate on a crosslinked beta-cyclodextrin-carboxymethylcellulose polymer.

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    Bonenfant, Danielle; Niquette, Patrick; Mimeault, Murielle; Hausler, Robert

    2010-01-01

    A study of adsorption/recovery of nonylphenol 9 mole ethoxylate (NP9EO) on a crosslinked beta-cyclodextrin-carboxymethylcellulose (beta-CD-CMC) polymer was carried out by ultraviolet-visible (UV-vis) and Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopies. The adsorption was performed in mixtures containing 500 mg of the beta-CD-CMC polymer and aqueous NP9EO solutions at concentrations 12-82 mg/L, whereas the recovery of NP9EO was effectuated by shaking the beta-CD-CMC polymer loaded with methanol. The assays were made at 25 degrees C and atmospheric pressure under agitation. The results have shown that the adsorption is a rapid process and the beta-CD-CMC polymer exhibits a high NP9EO adsorption capacity of 83-92 w% (1.1-6.8 mg NP9EO/g beta-CD-CMC polymer) dependent of the initial NP9EO concentration in liquid phase. This adsorption may involve the formation of an inclusion complex beta-CD-NP9EO and a physical adsorption in the polymer network. The adsorption equilibrium measurements, which were analyzed using the Langmuir isotherm, have indicated a monolayer coverage and the homogeneous distribution of active sites at the surface of the beta-CD-CMC polymer. Moreover, the negative value obtained for the free energy change (-13.2 kJ/mol) has indicated that the adsorption process is spontaneous. In parallel, the beta-CD-CMC polymer exhibited a high NP9EO recovery efficiency of 97 w% that may occur through a decrease of binding strength between beta-CD-CMC polymer and NP9EO. Together, these results suggest that the beta-CD-CMC polymer could constitute a good adsorbent for removing nonylphenol ethoxylates from wastewater due to its high adsorption capacity and non-toxic character of beta-CD and CMC to environment.

  15. Supercritical extraction of carotenoids from Rosa canina L. hips and their formulation with beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Tozzi, R; Mulinacci, N; Storlikken, K; Pasquali, I; Vincieri, F F; Bettini, R

    2008-01-01

    The purpose of this research was to preliminary assess the suitability of a new method for the preparation of a solid formulation in form of powder composed by beta-cyclodextrin and the supercritical extract of Rosa canina hips. The method implies the extraction of carotenoids, in particular beta-carotene, from freeze dried fruits of R. canina with supercritical CO2 at 70 degrees C and 300 bar, in the presence of varying quantity of ethanol as entrainer. The obtained supercritical solution is then expanded at ambient conditions into an aqueous solution of beta-cyclodextrin to favour the interaction between beta-cyclodextrin and the lipophilic components of the extract. beta-carotene solubility (mole fraction) in supercritical CO2 or in supercritical CO2/ethanol mixtures were in the order of 1 10(-7). The beta-carotene extracted from R. canina fruits (nearly 10 microg/g of dry matrix), interacts almost quantitatively with beta-cyclodextrin affording a solid phase, which presents a low apparent solubility in water. Finally the interaction with beta-cyclodextrin results in a higher concentration of the beta-carotene trans- form relative to the cis- form in the extracted product when collected in an aqueous solution of beta-cyclodextrin with respect to the extract in n-hexane.

  16. Enhanced oral bioavailability of acyclovir by inclusion complex using hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin.

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    Nair, Anroop B; Attimarad, Mahesh; Al-Dhubiab, Bandar E; Wadhwa, Jyoti; Harsha, Sree; Ahmed, Mueen

    2014-11-01

    The therapeutic potential of acyclovir is limited by the low oral bioavailability owing to its limited aqueous solubility and low permeability. The present study was a systematic investigation on the development and evaluation of inclusion complex using hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin for the enhancement of oral bioavailability of acyclovir. The inclusion complex of acyclovir was prepared by kneading method using drug: hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (1:1 mole). The prepared inclusion complex was characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, differential scanning calorimetry, NMR spectroscopy and evaluated in vitro by dissolution studies. In vivo bioavailability of acyclovir was compared for inclusion complex and physical mixture in rat model. Phase solubility studies indicate the formation of acyclovir-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin complex with higher stability constant and linear enhancement in drug solubility with increase in hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin concentration. Characterization of the prepared formulation confirms the formation of acyclovir-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex. Dissolution profile of inclusion complex demonstrated rapid and complete release of acyclovir in 30 min with greater dissolution efficiency (90.05 ± 2.94%). In vivo pharmacokinetic data signify increased rate and extent of acyclovir absorption (relative bioavailability ∼160%; p < 0.0001) from inclusion complex, compared to physical mixture. Given the promising results in the in vivo studies, it can be concluded that the inclusion complex of acyclovir could be an effective and promising approach for successful oral therapy of acyclovir in the treatment of herpes viruses.

  17. Solubility enhancement of steviol glycosides and characterization of their inclusion complexes with gamma-cyclodextrin.

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    Upreti, Mani; Strassburger, Ken; Chen, You L; Wu, Shaoxiong; Prakash, Indra

    2011-01-01

    Steviol glycosidesrebaudioside (reb) A, C and D have low aqueous solubilities. To improve their aqueous solubilities, inclusion complex of steviol glycosides, reb A, C and D and gamma cyclodextrin were prepared by freeze drying method and further characterized by means of differential scanning calorimetry, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and Raman spectroscopy. The effect of gamma cyclodextrin on chemical shifts of the steviol glycosides was also studied in proton NMR experiments as well as in solid state (13)C CP/MAS NMR experiments. These results indicated that the steviol glycosides were clearly in inclusion complex formation with the gamma cyclodextrin which also results in solubility enhancement of these steviol glycosides. Phase solubility studies showed that amounts of soluble reb A, C and D increased with increasing amounts of gamma cyclodextrin indicating formation of 1:1 stoichiometric and higher order inclusion complexes.

  18. Solubility Enhancement of Steviol Glycosides and Characterization of Their Inclusion Complexes with Gamma-Cyclodextrin

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    Upreti, Mani; Strassburger, Ken; Chen, You L.; Wu, Shaoxiong; Prakash, Indra

    2011-01-01

    Steviol glycosidesrebaudioside (reb) A, C and D have low aqueous solubilities. To improve their aqueous solubilities, inclusion complex of steviol glycosides, reb A, C and D and gamma cyclodextrin were prepared by freeze drying method and further characterized by means of differential scanning calorimetry, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and Raman spectroscopy. The effect of gamma cyclodextrin on chemical shifts of the steviol glycosides was also studied in proton NMR experiments as well as in solid state 13C CP/MAS NMR experiments. These results indicated that the steviol glycosides were clearly in inclusion complex formation with the gamma cyclodextrin which also results in solubility enhancement of these steviol glycosides. Phase solubility studies showed that amounts of soluble reb A, C and D increased with increasing amounts of gamma cyclodextrin indicating formation of 1:1 stoichiometric and higher order inclusion complexes. PMID:22174615

  19. Encapsulation of complex extracts in beta-cyclodextrin: an application to propolis ethanolic extract.

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    Kalogeropoulos, Nick; Konteles, Spyros; Mourtzinos, Ioannis; Troullidou, Elena; Chiou, Antonia; Karathanos, Vaios T

    2009-11-01

    Propolis ethanolic extracts (PE) are rather complicated mixtures of bioactive compounds belonging to several chemical classes. The potential use of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) cavity for the incorporation of specific PE components, aiming to increase their solubility in water, was studied in a Greek propolis, which was rich in polyphenols and terpenes. The PE/beta-CD inclusion complexes were prepared by sonication of PE suspensions in aqueous solutions of beta-CD, followed by filtration and freeze-drying. The aqueous solubility of PE in the presence of beta-CD was studied by the construction of solubility diagrams and by determining the fraction of PE constituents that was dissolved in water. Encapsulation efficiencies were found to be higher (9.4-23.3%) for relatively small aromatic molecules like cinnamic and benzoic acid derivatives and lower for terpenic acids (5.0-6.7%), anthraquinones (3.6-8.4%) and flavonoids (4.0-10.7%). The respective in vitro solubilities in simulated gastric fluid followed an opposite trend, being lower for the relatively small aromatic molecules. It is concluded that the encapsulation in beta-CD may increase the solubility of PE constituents in a manner related to their structure, while the amount of substances released will depend both on their chemical properties and on their relative abundance in the matrix.

  20. Improvement of drug loading onto ion exchange resin by cyclodextrin inclusion complex.

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    Samprasit, Wipada; Rojanarata, Theerasak; Akkaramongkolporn, Prasert; Ngawhirunpat, Tanasait; Sila-on, Warisada; Opanasopit, Praneet

    2013-11-01

    Ion exchange resins have ability to exchange their counter ions for ionized drug in the surrounding medium, yielding "drug resin complex." Cyclodextrin can be applied for enhancement of drug solubility and stability. Cyclodextrin inclusion complex of poorly water-soluble NSAIDs, i.e. meloxicam and piroxicam, was characterized and its novel application for improving drug loading onto an anionic exchange resin, i.e. Dowex® 1×2, was investigated. β-Cyclodextrin (β-CD) and hydroxypropyl β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) were used for the preparation of inclusion complex with drugs in solution state at various pH. The inclusion complex was characterized by phase solubility, continuous variation, spectroscopic and electrochemistry methods. Then, the drug with and without cyclodextrin were equilibrated with resin at 1:1 and 1:2 weight ratio of drug and resin. Solubility of the drugs was found to increase with increasing cyclodextrin concentration and pH. The increased solubility was explained predominantly due to the formation of inclusion complex at low pH and the increased ionization of drug at high pH. According to characterization studies, the inclusion complex was successfully formed with a 1:1 stoichiometry. The presence of cyclodextrin in the loading solution resulted in the improvement of drug loading onto resin. Enhancing drug loading onto ion-exchange resin via the formation of cyclodextrin inclusion complex is usable in the development of ion-exchange based drug delivery systems, which will beneficially reduce the use of harmful acidic or basic and organic chemicals.

  1. Structure and stability of oligomer/α-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Hunt, Marcus; Villar, Silvia; Gomez, Marian; Tonelli, Alan; Balik, Maury

    2007-03-01

    Cyclomaltohexaose (α-cyclodextrin, α-CD) can form inclusion complexes (ICs) with polymer molecules in the columnar crystal in which α-CD molecules stack to form a molecular tube. Complementary water vapor sorption and wide-angle X-ray diffractomery (WAXD) were performed on oligomer/α-CD ICs to probe their structures and stabilities. To discern the effect of guest molecule hydrophobicity on water adsorption isotherms, polyethylene glycol (PEG, MW = 600 g/mol) and hexatriacontane (HTC) guests were used. Sorption isotherms for PEG/α-CD IC are similar to those obtained for pure α-CD and PEG, suggesting the presence of dethreaded PEG in the sample. WAXD collected before and after water vapor sorption of PEG/α-CD IC indicated a partial conversion from columnar to cage crystal structure, the thermodynamically preferred structure for pure α-CD, due to dethreading of PEG. This behavior does not occur for HTC/α-CD IC. Sorption isotherms collected at 20, 30, 40 and 50 C allowed the calculation of differential heats of adsorption and integral entropies of adsorbed water, while solid-state ^13C NMR suggested a dramatic increase in HTC and α-CD mobilities upon complexation.

  2. Inclusion complexes of trivalent lutetium cations with an acidic derivative of per(3,6-anhydro)-alpha-cyclodextrin.

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    Bonnet, Célia; Gadelle, Andrée; Pécaut, Jacques; Fries, Pascal H; Delangle, Pascale

    2005-02-07

    The cyclodextrin derivative (hexakis (2-O-carboxymethyl-3,6-anhydro)-alpha-cyclodextrin) forms mono- and bimetallic complexes with lutetium(III) in aqueous solution; the X-ray structure of the binuclear complex [Lu2(ACX)(H2O)2] is the first example of a lanthanide-cyclodextrin inclusion complex.

  3. beta-Cyclodextrin-curcumin self-assembly enhances curcumin delivery in prostate cancer cells.

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    Yallapu, Murali Mohan; Jaggi, Meena; Chauhan, Subhash C

    2010-08-01

    Curcumin, a hydrophobic polyphenolic compound derived from the rhizome of the herb Curcuma longa, possesses a wide range of biological applications including cancer therapy. However, its prominent application in cancer treatment is limited due to sub-optimal pharmacokinetics and poor bioavailability at the tumor site. In order to improve its hydrophilic and drug delivery characteristics, we have developed a beta-cyclodextrin (CD) mediated curcumin drug delivery system via encapsulation technique. Curcumin encapsulation into the CD cavity was achieved by inclusion complex mechanism. Curcumin encapsulation efficiency was improved by increasing the ratio of curcumin to CD. The formations of CD-curcumin complexes were characterized by Fourier transform infrared (FTIR), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermo-gravimetric analysis (TGA), scanning electron microscope (SEM), and transmission electron microscope (TEM) analyses. An optimized CD-curcumin complex (CD30) was evaluated for intracellular uptake and anti-cancer activity. Cell proliferation and clonogenic assays demonstrated that beta-cyclodextrin-curcumin self-assembly enhanced curcumin delivery and improved its therapeutic efficacy in prostate cancer cells compared to free curcumin. Copyright 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  4. Cyclodextrin inclusion compounds of vanadium complexes: structural characterization and catalytic sulfoxidation.

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    Lippold, Ines; Vlay, Kristin; Görls, Helmar; Plass, Winfried

    2009-04-01

    Reaction of potassium vanadate with the hydrazone ligand derived from Schiff-base condensation of salicylaldehyde and biphenyl-4-carboxylic acid hydrazide (H(2)salhybiph) in the presence of two equivalents alpha-cyclodextrin (alpha-CD) in water yields the 1:2 inclusion compound K[VO(2)(salhybiph)@(alpha-CD)(2)]. Characterization in solution confirmed the integrity of the inclusion compound in the polar solvent water. The inclusion compound crystallizes together with additional water molecules as K[VO(2)(salhybiph)@(alpha-CD)(2)].18H(2)O in the monoclinic space group P2(1). Two alpha-CD rings forming a hydrogen bonded head to head dimer are hosting the hydrophobic biphenyl side chain of the complex K[VO(2)(salhybiph)]. The supramolecular aggregation of the inclusion compound in the solid state is established through hydrogen bonding interactions among adjacent alpha-CD hosts and with vanadate moieties of the guest complexes as well as ionic interactions with the potassium counterions. In contrast the supramolecular structure of the guest complex K[VO(2)(salhybiph)] without the presence of CD host molecules is governed by pi-pi-stacking interactions and additional CH/pi interactions. The new inclusion complex K[VO(2)(salhybiph)@(alpha-CD)(2)] and the analogous 1:1 inclusion compound with beta-CD were tested as catalyst in the oxidation of methyl phenyl sulfide (thioanisol) using hydrogen peroxide as oxidant in a water/ethanol mixture, under neutral as well as acidic conditions.

  5. Inclusion complex of benzocaine and β-cyclodextrin: 1H NMR and isothermal titration calorimetry studies

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    Mic, Mihaela; Pırnǎu, Adrian; Bogdan, Mircea; Turcu, Ioan

    2013-11-01

    The supramolecular structure of the inclusion complex of β-cyclodextrin with benzocaine in aqueous solution has been investigated by 1H NMR spectroscopy and isothermal titration nanocalorimetry (ITC). Analysis of 1H NMR data by continuous variation method indicates that the benzocaine: β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex occurs and has a 1:1 stoichiometry. Rotating frame NOE spectroscopy (ROESY) was used to ascertain the solution geometry of the host-guest complex which indicates that the benzocaine molecule was included with the aromatic ring into the cyclodextrin cavity. Although the affinity of benzocaine for cyclodextrin is relatively high, the association constant cannot be measured using ITC due to the low solubility of benzocaine in water.

  6. Complexation study of brilliant cresyl blue with beta-cyclodextrin and its derivatives by UV-vis and fluorospectrometry.

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    Zhang, Qing-Feng; Jiang, Zi-Tao; Guo, Yu-Xian; Li, Rong

    2008-01-01

    The complexation reactions of brilliant cresyl blue (BCB) with beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD), mono[2-O-(2-hydroxypropyl)]-beta-CD (2-HP-beta-CD), mono[2-O-(2-hydroxyethyl)]-beta-CD (2-HE-beta-CD), and heptakis(2,6-di-methyl) -beta-CD (DM-beta-CD) were investigated using UV-vis and fluorospectrometry. The complexation between BCB and CDs could inhibit the aggregation of BCB molecules and could cause its absorbance at 634nm gradually increasing. The fluorescence of BCB was also enhanced with the addition of CDs. The fluorescence enhancement was more notable in neutral and acidic media than in basic media. Hildebrand-Benesi equation was used to calculate the formation constants of beta-CDs with BCB based on the fluorescence differences in the CDs solution. The stoichiometry ratio was found to be 1:1. The complexing capacities of beta-CD and its three derivatives were compared and the results followed the order: 2-HP-beta-CD>2-HE-beta-CD>DM-beta-CD>beta-CD. The effect of temperature on the formation of BCB-beta-CD inclusion complexes has also been examined. The results revealed that the formation constants decreased with the increase of temperature from 1038.9 to 491.6l/mol. Enthalpy and entropy values were calculated and the values were -25.77kJ/mol and 35.04J/kmol, respectively. The thermodynamic measurements suggest that the inclusive process was enthalpic favor. The release of high-energy water molecules and Van der Waals force played an important role in the inclusive process.

  7. Removal of cholesterol from Cheddar cheese by beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Kwak, H S; Jung, C S; Shim, S Y; Ahn, J

    2002-12-04

    This study was carried out to determine the cholesterol removal rate and resulting changes in flavor, fatty acid and bitter amino acid production in reduced-cholesterol Cheddar cheese, made by cream separation followed by 10% beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) treatment. The cholesterol removal from the cheese was 92.1%. The production of short-chain free fatty acids (FFAs) increased the ripening time in control and cream-treated cheeses. The quantity of short-chain FFAs released between treatments during ripening was different, while not much difference was found in the production of neutral volatile compounds in the samples. Reduced-cholesterol cheese produced much higher levels of bitter amino acids than the control. In sensory analysis, the texture score of control Cheddar cheese increased significantly with ripening time; however, that of the cream treatment group decreased dramatically with ripening time. On the basis of our results, we conclude that the cheese made from beta-CD-treated cream had a higher rate of cholesterol removal and ripened rapidly.

  8. ESR, electrochemical and cyclodextrin-inclusion studies of triazolopyridyl pyridyl ketones and dipyridyl ketones derivatives.

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    Olea-Azar, C; Abarca, B; Norambuena, E; Opazo, L; Jullian, C; Valencia, S; Ballesteros, R; Chadlaoui, M

    2008-11-15

    The electron spin resonance (ESR) spectra of free radicals obtained by electrolytic reduction of triazolopyridyl pyridyl ketones and dipyridyl ketones derivatives were measured in dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO). The hyperfine patterns indicate that the spin density delocalization is dependent of the rings presented in the molecule. The electrochemistry of these compounds was characterized using cyclic voltammetry, in DMSO as solvent. When one carbonyl is present in the molecule one step in the reduction mechanism was observed while two carbonyl are present two steps were detected. The first wave was assigned to the generation of the correspondent free radical species, and the second wave was assigned to the dianion derivatives. The phase-solubility measurements indicated an interaction between molecules selected and cyclodextrins in water. These inclusion complexes are 1:1 with betaCD, and HP-betaCD. The values of Ks showed a different kind of complexes depending on which rings are included. AM1 and DFT calculations were performed to obtain the optimized geometries, theoretical hyperfine constants, and spin distributions, respectively. The theoretical results are in complete agreement with the experimental ones.

  9. Pharmacokinetics of 16-dehydropregnenolone hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex following peroral administration.

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    Sun, Yangyang; Jia, Lili; Zhou, Hui; Mao, Mengqian; Wang, Xiaobo; Wei, Lan; Sun, Lixin

    2017-03-01

    16-Dehydropregnenolone (16-DHP) is an active compound with an unsatisfied in vivo behavior and poor water-solubility, which limits its clinical application. To improve its in vivo behavior and water-solubility, a Hydroxypropyl-beta-Cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) inclusion complex of 16-DHP was prepared in this paper. Pharmacokinetic studies after oral administration of 16-DHP-HP-β-CD at doses of 37.5, 75, 150 mg/kg were carried out to investigate its dose proportionality in rats. The relative bioavailability was researched by comparing the area under the plasma concentration-time curve of 16-DHP-HP-β-CD and free 16-DHP after oral administration in rats at the dose of 75 mg/kg. At the same time, tissue distribution of 16-DHP-HP-β-CD after oral administration at the dose of 240 mg/kg in mice was also investigated. Consequently, 16-DHP-HP-β-CD appeared to be a linear pharmacokinetic character after peroral administration to the rat at the doses tested. Compared to free 16-DHP, inclusion complex could significantly improve the relative bioavailability (467%). Tissue distribution studies indicated that 16-DHP-HP-β-CD tended to distribute into stomach, intestine, lung, brain and liver.

  10. Influence of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin on transdermal penetration and photostability of avobenzone.

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    Yang, Jing; Wiley, Cody J; Godwin, Donald A; Felton, Linda A

    2008-06-01

    The objective of the present study was to determine the effects of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPCD) complexation on the transdermal penetration and photostability of a model ultraviolet A (UVA) absorber, butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane (avobenzone), and to determine the influence of complexation on in vivo photoprotection. Avobenzone-HPCD complexation was demonstrated by differential scanning calorimetry. Formulations containing 0.12 mg/ml avobenzone and up to 30% (w/w) HPCD were prepared. Transdermal penetration was conducted using a modified Franz diffusion cell apparatus. As the concentration of HPCD was increased from 0% to 20%, transdermal permeation increased. Maximum flux occurred at 20% HPCD, where sufficient cyclodextrin was present to completely solubilize all avobenzone. When the concentration of HPCD was increased to 30%, transdermal penetration decreased, suggesting the formation of an avobenzone reservoir on the skin surface. Photostability of avobenzone was investigated under 100, 250, and 500 kJ/m2 UVA irradiation. The 30% HPCD formulation was the most photostable, followed by 20%, 10%, and 0% formulations. In vivo, the 30% HPCD formulation afforded the best photoprotection, as evidenced by the lowest extent of sunburn cell formation and edema induction. This work indicates that inclusion of HPCD in sunscreen formulations may enhance photoprotection by reducing both skin penetration and photodecomposition of UV absorbers.

  11. Spectral characteristics of ortho, meta and para dihydroxy benzenes in different solvents, pH and beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Stalin, T; Devi, R Anitha; Rajendiran, N

    2005-09-01

    Spectral characteristics of ortho, meta and para dihydroxy benzenes (DHB's) have been studied in different solvents, pH and beta-cyclodextrin. Solvent study shows that: (i) the interaction of OH group with the aromatic ring is less than that of amino group both in the ground and excited states, (ii) in absorption, the charge transfer interaction of OH group in para position is larger than ortho and meta positions. pH studies reveals that DHB's are more acidic than phenol. The higher pK(a) value of oDHB (monoanion-dianion) indicates that the formed monoanion is more stabilized by intramolecular hydrogen bonding. DHB's forms a 1:1 inclusion complex with beta-CD. In beta-CD medium, absorption spectra of DHB's mono and dianions shows unusual blue shifts, whereas in the excited state, the spectral characteristics of DHB's follow the same trend in both aqueous and beta-CD medium.

  12. Use of Carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin (CMCD) as Flushing Agent for Remediation of Metal Contaminated Soil

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    Skold, M. E.; Thyne, G. D.; McCray, J. E.; Drexler, J. W.

    2005-12-01

    One of the major challenges in remediating soil and ground water is the presence of mixed organic and inorganic contaminants. Due to their very different behavior, research has to a large extent focused on remediation of either organic or inorganic contaminants rather than mixed waste. Cyclodextrins (CDs) are a group of non-toxic sugar based molecules that do not sorb to soil particles and do not experience pore size exclusion. Thus, they have good hydraulic properties. CDs enhance the solubility of organic compounds by forming inclusion complexes between organic contaminants and the non-polar cavity at the center of the CD. By substituting functional groups to the cyclodextrin molecule it can form complexes with heavy metals. Previous studies have shown that carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin (CMCD) can simultaneously complex organic and inorganic contaminants. The aim of this study is to compare how strongly CMCD complexes several common heavy metals, radioactive elements and a common divalent cation. Results from batch experiments show that CMCD has the ability to complex a wide array of heavy metals and radioactive elements. The solubility of metal oxalates and metal oxides clearly increased in the presence of CMCD. Logarithmic conditional formation constants ranged from 3.5 to 6 for heavy metals and from 3 to 6 for radioactive elements. Calcium, which may compete for binding sites, has a logarithmic conditional formation constant of 3.1. Batch experiments performed at 10 and 25 degrees C showed little temperature effect on conditional formation constants. Results from batch experiments were compared to results from column experiments where Pb was sorbed onto hydrous ferric oxide coated sand and subsequently removed by a CMCD solution. The results indicate that CMCD is a potential flushing agent for remediation of mixed waste sites.

  13. Effect of pH and water-soluble polymers on the aqueous solubility of nimesulide in the absence and presence of beta-cyclodextrin derivatives.

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    Alexanian, Christina; Papademou, Helen; Vertzoni, Maria; Archontaki, Helen; Valsami, Georgia

    2008-11-01

    The aqueous solubility of nimesulide in the absence and presence of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) and its alkyl derivatives hydroxypropyl-beta-CD and methyl-beta-CD was studied. We also investigated the effect of water-soluble polymers, hydroxypropylmethyl-cellulose, sodium-carboxymethyl-cellulose, polyvinylpyrrolidone and polyethyleneglycol on the solubilization efficacy and complexation ability of cyclodextrins with nimesulide. The solubility of nimesulide in the absence and presence of cyclodextrins and polymers was studied using a phase solubility technique combined with a spectrophotometric method. The study was carried out at 25 degrees C and pH values of 6.0 and 7.0. Conditions in terms of polymer concentration and polymer heating with and without sonication were optimized. Values of the solubility enhancement factor of nimesulide in the presence of each cyclodextrin and in the absence and presence of each polymer were determined and the formation constants, K, of the inclusion complexes formed calculated. beta-CDs increased the aqueous solubility of nimesulide in the following order: methyl-beta-CD > beta-CD > hydroxypropyl-beta-CD. Addition of hydroxypropylmethyl-cellulose at a concentration of 0.1% (w/v) had the greatest influence on complexation of all three beta-CDs with nimesulide, while preheating of the polymer at 70 degrees C under sonication resulted in an additional two-fold increase in the aqueous solubility of the drug. Sodium-carboxymethyl-cellulose, polyvinylpyrrolidone and polyethyleneglycol had minor effects on the aqueous solubility of nimesulide. Thus beta-CD, hydroxypropyl-beta-CD and methyl-beta-CD are proposed as good solubilizing agents for nimesulide in the presence and absence of hydroxypropylmethyl-cellulose in order to enhance its oral bioavailability.

  14. Effect of low-molecular-weight beta-cyclodextrin polymer on release of drugs from mucoadhesive buccal film dosage forms.

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    Arakawa, Yotaro; Kawakami, Shigeru; Yamashita, Fumiyoshi; Hashida, Mitsuru

    2005-09-01

    We investigated the effect of low-molecular-weight beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CyD) polymer on in vitro release of two drugs with different lipophilicities (i.e., lidocaine and ketoprofen) from mucoadhesive buccal film dosage forms. When beta-CyD polymer was added to hydroxypropylcellulose (HPC) or polyvinylalcohol (PVA) film dosage forms, the release of lidocaine into artificial saliva (pH 5.7) was reduced by 40% of the control. In contrast, the release of ketoprofen from the polymer film was enhanced by addition of beta-CyD polymer to the vehicle. When lidocaine and ketoprofen was incubated with beta-CyD polymer in the artificial saliva, concentration of free lidocaine molecules decreased in a beta-CyD polymer concentration-dependent manner. The association constant with beta-CyD polymer was 6.9+/-0.6 and 520+/-90 M(-1) for lidocaine and ketoprofen, respectively. Retarded release of the hydrophilic lidocaine by beta-CyD polymer might be due to the decrease in thermodynamic activity by inclusion complex formation, whereas enhanced release of the lipophilic ketoprofen by the beta-CyD polymer might be due to prevention of recrystallization occurring after contacting the film with aqueous solution. Thus, effects of low-molecular-weight beta-CyD polymer to the drug release rate from film dosage forms would vary according to the strength of interaction with and the solubility of active ingredient.

  15. beta-cyclodextrin derivatives, SBE4-beta-CD and HP-beta-CD, increase the oral bioavailability of cinnarizine in beagle dogs.

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    Järvinen, T; Järvinen, K; Schwarting, N; Stella, V J

    1995-03-01

    The absolute bioavailabilities (Fabs) of cinnarizine after oral administration as two modified beta-cyclodextrin (SBE4-beta-CD or HP-beta-CD) solutions, an aqueous suspension, and two capsules in fasted beagle dogs were determined. Cinnarizine was administered orally (25.0 mg) and intravenously (12.5 mg) to four dogs. Blood samples were drawn for 24.5 h postdosing, and cinnarizine levels in plasma were determined by HPLC with spectrofluorometric detection. Cinnarizine pharmacokinetics after iv administration as a 1.25 mg/mL SBE4-beta-CD solution followed triexponential behavior (t1/2 = 12.6 +/- 0.4 h and CI = 1.4 +/- 0.17 L/h/kg). A very low bioavailability of cinnarizine with a wide interanimal variation was observed after oral administration as a suspension (Fabs = 8 +/- 4%) or capsule containing only cinnarizine (Fabs = 0.8 +/- 0.4%). Administration of cinnarizine as a CD complex either as a solution (Fabs = 55-60%) or in a capsule (Fabs = 38 +/- 12%) significantly enhanced the bioavailability. Since the solutions showed excellent bioavailability, the logical conclusion is that, once presented as a solution, cinnarizine is well absorbed and that cinnarizine rapidly dissociates from its inclusion complexes. Presumably, the elevated bioavailability from the SBE4-beta-CD containing capsule was due to rapid dissolution and release of cinnarizine.

  16. Exploration of inclusion complexes of probenecid with α and β-cyclodextrins: Enhancing the utility of the drug

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    Roy, Aditi; Saha, Subhadeep; Roy, Mahendra Nath

    2017-09-01

    Herein, we report the formation of inclusion complexes between a poor water soluble drug, namely, probenecid and α/β-cyclodextrins. Solubility of probenecid has been enhanced by formation of inclusion complexes with the two cyclodextrins. The stoichiometries of the inclusion complexes were determined by Job's method using UV-visible spectroscopy. Surface tension and conductance study prove the inclusion phenomenon, while stereo-chemical nature of the inclusion complexes has been explained by 2D ROSEY NMR spectroscopy. FT-IR spectra and HRMS study also support the inclusion process. Association constants for both the inclusion complexes have been calculated using Benesi-Hildebrand method, while the thermodynamic parameters have been estimated with the help of van't Hoff equation. The association constant value was found to be higher in case of β-cyclodextrin than that of α-cyclodextrin which was explained on the basis of their molecular structures.

  17. Exploration of inclusion complexes of neurotransmitters with β-cyclodextrin by physicochemical techniques

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    Roy, Mahendra Nath; Saha, Subhadeep; Kundu, Mitali; Saha, Binoy Chandra; Barman, Siti

    2016-07-01

    Molecular assemblies of β-cyclodextrin with few of the most important neurotransmitters, viz., dopamine hydrochloride, tyramine hydrochloride and (±)-epinephrine hydrochloride in aqueous medium have been explored by reliable spectroscopic and physicochemical techniques as potential drug delivery systems. Job plots confirm the 1:1 host-guest inclusion complexes, while surface tension and conductivity studies illustrate the inclusion process. The inclusion complexes were characterized by 1H NMR spectroscopy and association constants have been calculated by using Benesi-Hildebrand method. Thermodynamic parameters for the formation of inclusion complexes have been derived by van't Hoff equation, which demonstrate that the overall inclusion processes are thermodynamically favorable.

  18. Inclusion complexation between baicalein and β-cyclodextrin and the influence of β-cyclodextrin on the binding of baicalein with DNA: a spectroscopic approach.

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    Sameena, Yousuf; Chandrasekaran, Sowrirajan; Israel V M V, Enoch

    2016-07-01

    This work deals with the commonly studied cyclic oligosaccharide and gains importance as it is entered on a drug delivering carbohydrate and provides insight into the oligosaccharide complex-biomolecular interaction. The binding of a flavone, baicalein, to β-cyclodextrin and calf thymus DNA is studied. The binding of baicalein to calf thymus DNA in the presence of β-cyclodextrin is analysed using the UV-vis absorption and fluorescence spectroscopy. The mode of binding and structure of the baicalein-β-cyclodextrin complex are reported. The role of the structure and the stoichiometry of the inclusion complex of baicalein-β-cyclodextrin in its influence on DNA binding are analysed. Highlights • This paper deals with the binding of a flavone, baicalein to β-cyclodextrin and/or DNA. • The inclusion complexation between baicalein and β-cyclodextrin is analysed. • The stoichiometry and the binding strength of the inclusion complex is reported. • The role of β-cyclodextrin in tuning the binding of baicalein to DNA is emphasized. • Spectroscopic and docking analysis are used to articulate the results.

  19. Hydroxymethylnitrofurazone:Dimethyl-β-cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex: A Physical–Chemistry Characterization

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    Grillo, Renato; Melo, Nathalie Ferreira Silva; Moraes, Carolina Morales; Rosa, André Henrique; Roveda, José Arnaldo Frutuoso; Menezes, Carla M. S.; Ferreira, Elizabeth Igne

    2008-01-01

    Hydroxymethylnitrofurazone (NFOH) is active against Trypanosoma cruzi; however, its low solubility and high toxicity precludes its current use in treatment of parasitosis. Cyclodextrin can be used as a drug carrier system, as it is able to form inclusion (host–guest) complexes with a wide variety of organic (guest) molecules. Several reports have shown the interesting use of modified β-cyclodextrins in pharmaceutical formulation, to improve the bioavailability of drugs and to decrease their toxicity. The aim of this work was to characterize inclusion complexes formed between NFOH and dimethyl-β-cyclodextrin (DM-β-CD) by complexation/release kinetics and solubility isotherm experiments using ultraviolet (UV)-visible spectrophotometry and by the measurement of the dynamics information obtained from T1 relaxation times and diffusion (DOSY) experiments using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. The complex was prepared at different NFOH and DM-β-CD molar ratios. The UV-visible measurements were recorded in a spectrophotometer, and NMR experiments were recorded at 20°C on a NMR spectrometer (Varian Inova) operating at 500 MHz. Longitudinal relaxation times were obtained by the conventional inversion-recovery method and the DOSY experiments were carried out using the BPPSTE sequence. The kinetics of complexation revealed that 30 h is enough for stabilization of the NFOH absorbance in presence of cyclodextrin. Solubility isotherm studies show a favorable complexation and increase in solubility when NFOH interacts with cyclodextrin. The analysis of the NMR-derived diffusion coefficients and T1 relaxation times shows that in the presence of DM-β-CD, NFOH decreases its mobility in solution, indicating that this antichagasic compound interacts with the cyclodextrin cavity. The release kinetics assays showed that NFOH changes its release profile when in the presence of cyclodextrin due to complexation. This study was focused on the physicochemical

  20. Ionic self-assembled wormlike nanowires and their cyclodextrin inclusion-tuned transition.

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    Li, Qiuhong; Chen, Xiao; Wang, Xudong; Zhao, Yurong; Ma, Fumin

    2010-08-19

    Wormlike nanowires have been successfully prepared via the ionic self-assembly (ISA) route from the cationic (ferrocenylmethyl)trimethylammonium iodide (FcMI) and the anionic sodium bis(2-ethyl-1-hexyl)sulfosuccinate (AOT). The formed FcM-AOT complexes have been proved to possess a composition of equal molar ratio and show good redox activity also due to the introduction of organic metal ferrocene. These complexes exhibit an ordered hexagonal columnar structure with the lattice spacing D of 2.49 nm. More interestingly, the wormlike nanowires interweave themselves together to form a net-like structure, and some of them are large enough to exhibit a high-order crystal structure. In addition, such an ISA organized aggregate can be changed into vesicles by including the Fc blocks into beta-cyclodextrins to form another supramolecular complex. The supramolecular structure and morphology of the vesicles were characterized by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and dynamic light scattering (DLS), respectively. Both the complex fabrication and transition mechanisms are discussed and found to be controlled by the inclusion equilibrium and the cooperative binding of noncovalent interactions, including the electrostatic interactions, pi-pi stacking, and amphiphilic hydrophobic association.

  1. Preparation and spectral investigation on inclusion complex of β-cyclodextrin with rutin

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    Haiyun, Ding; Jianbin, Chao; Guomei, Zhang; Shaomin, Shuang; Jinhao, Pan

    2003-12-01

    Solid inclusion complex of rutin with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) was prepared by coprecipitate method. The formation of inclusion complex was confirmed by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and X-ray diffraction. The formation constant was obtained by steady-state fluorescence measurements and the result suggested the complex preferred 1:1 (rutin:CD) stoichiometry. Furthermore, the spatial configuration of the complex has been proposed based on NMR and molecular modeling.

  2. Direct site-directed photocoupling of proteins onto surfaces coated with beta-cyclodextrins.

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    Jensen, Rasmus L; Städe, Lars W; Wimmer, Reinhard; Stensballe, Allan; Duroux, Meg; Larsen, Kim L; Wingren, Christer; Duroux, Laurent

    2010-07-06

    A method called Dock'n'Flash was developed to offer site-specific capture and direct UVA-induced photocoupling of recombinant proteins. The method involves the tagging of recombinant proteins with photoreactive p-benzoyl-L-phenylalanine (pBpa) by genetic engineering. The photoreactive pBpa tag is used for affinity capture of the recombinant protein by beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD), which provides hydrogen atoms to be abstracted in the photocoupling process. To exemplify the method, a recombinant, folded, and active N27pBpa mutant of cutinase from Fusarium solani pisi was produced in E. coli. Insertion of pBpa was verified by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectroscopy. A molecular dynamic simulation, with water as solvent, showed high solvent accessibility of the pBpa benzophenone group in N27pBpa-cutinase mutant. The formation of an inclusion complex between the benzophenone group of N27pBpa-cutinase and beta-CD was shown, and an apparent K(d) of 1.65 mM was determined using (1)H NMR. Photocoupling of beta-CD to N27pBpa-cutinase in a 1:1 ratio, upon UVA irradiation at 360 +/- 20 nm, was shown by MALDI-TOF mass spectroscopy. UVA photoimmobilization of N27pBpa-cutinase on quartz slides coated with beta-CD was achieved from liquid or dry films by total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF). The Dock'n'Flash method offers a solution for direct photocoupling and patterning of recombinant proteins onto surfaces with site-specific attachment.

  3. Hot-melt extrusion as a continuous manufacturing process to form ternary cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Thiry, Justine; Krier, Fabrice; Ratwatte, Shenelka; Thomassin, Jean-Michel; Jerome, Christine; Evrard, Brigitte

    2017-01-01

    The aim of this study was to evaluate hot-melt extrusion (HME) as a continuous process to form cyclodextrin (CD) inclusion complexes in order to increase the solubility and dissolution rate of itraconazole (ITZ), a class II model drug molecule of the Biopharmaceutics Classification System. Different CD derivatives were tested in a 1:1 (CD:ITZ) molar ratio to obtain CD ternary inclusion complexes in the presence of a polymer, namely Soluplus(®) (SOL). The CD used in this series of experiments were β-cyclodextrin (βCD), hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPβCD) with degrees of substitution of 0.63 and 0.87, randomly methylated β-cyclodextrin (Rameb(®)), sulfobutylether-β-cyclodextrin (Captisol(®)) and methyl-β-cyclodextrin (Crysmeb(®)). Rheology testing and mini extrusion using a conical twin screw mini extruder were performed to test the processability of the different CD mixtures since CD are not thermoplastic. This allowed Captisol(®) and Crysmeb(®) to be discarded from the study due to their high impact on the viscosity of the SOL/ITZ mixture. The remaining CD were processed by HME in an 18mm twin screw extruder. Saturation concentration measurements confirmed the enhancement of solubility of ITZ for the four CD formulations. Biphasic dissolution tests indicated that all four formulations had faster release profiles compared to the SOL/ITZ solid dispersion. Formulations of HPβCD 0.63 and Rameb(®) even reached 95% of ITZ released in both phases after 1h. The formulations were characterized using thermal differential scanning calorimetry and attenuated total reflectance infra-red analysis. These analyses confirmed that the increased release profile was due to the formation of ternary inclusion complexes.

  4. Study on the inclusion complex between β-cyclodextrin derivatives and flurbiprofen by spectrofluorometric

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    Miao, Jiabing; Guo, Zhaohua; Wang, Yongwang; Chen, Dong; Li, Yifan; Zhang, Feng

    2017-08-01

    The inclusion behavior between β-cyclodextrin derivatives (β-CDs) and flurbiprofen had been studied by fluorescence spectrophotometry. The effects of type and concentration of β-CDs; ionic strength; pH as well as temperature on inclusion behavior were investigated. And then the thermodynamic parameters ΔH/ΔS and ΔG of the inclusion complex of flurbiprofen and HP-β-CD were calculated, the driving force of the inclusion reaction had been also certified. The experimental results indicate, the fluorescence intensity (F) of flurbiprofen increases with the raising of β-CDs concentration, among the studied types of β-cyclodextrin derivatives, hydroxypropy l-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) has the most obvious enhancement, namely HP-β-CD has the strongest ability to complex with flurbiprofen. Plot of 1/ (F-F0) against 1/ [β-CD] yields a straight line, indicating 1:1 stoichiometric complex formed between β-CDs and flurbiprofen. Inclusion constant is enhanced with the increase in ionic strength of solution, whereas followes an opposite tendency with the rise of pH value. In the inclusive process, under normal temperature ΔG<0, it illustrates that this process is spontaneous, and the driving force is the change of enthalpy.

  5. Host-guest inclusion system of artesunate with β-cyclodextrin and its derivatives: Characterization and antitumor activity

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    Xie, Hudie; Yang, Bo; Wang, Fen; Zhao, Yulin

    2015-04-01

    Inclusion complexes between artesunate (ATS) and three cyclodextrins, namely β-cyclodextrin (β-CD), hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) and sulfobutyl ether-β-cyclodextrin (SBE-β-CD), were prepared by a suspension method. The complexes in both liquid and solid were characterized by phase-solubility diagram, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), powder X-ray diffraction (XRD) and thermoanalysis. The results suggested that artesunate was partly encapsulated within the cyclodextrin cavity to form a 1:1 stoichiometry host-guest compound. Especially in the SBE-β-CD complex, displayed the greatest stability constant. Significant enhancement of water solubility and thermal stability of ATS in present of β-CDs was shown. The calculated IC50 values indicated that the antitumor activities of inclusion complexes were better than that of ATS. Satisfactory aqueous solubility, along with high thermal stability of inclusion complexes will be potentially useful for their application on the formulation design of natural medicine.

  6. Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex to Improve Physicochemical Properties of Herbicide Bentazon: Exploring Better Formulations

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    Yáñez, Claudia; Cañete-Rosales, Paulina; Castillo, Juan Pablo; Catalán, Nicole; Undabeytia, Tomás; Morillo, Esmeralda

    2012-01-01

    The knowledge of the host-guest complexes using cyclodextrins (CDs) has prompted an increase in the development of new formulations. The capacity of these organic host structures of including guest within their hydrophobic cavities, improves physicochemical properties of the guest. In the case of pesticides, several inclusion complexes with cyclodextrins have been reported. However, in order to explore rationally new pesticide formulations, it is essential to know the effect of cyclodextrins on the properties of guest molecules. In this study, the inclusion complexes of bentazon (Btz) with native βCD and two derivatives, 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPCD) and sulfobutylether-β-cyclodextrin (SBECD), were prepared by two methods: kneading and freeze-drying, and their characterization was investigated with different analytical techniques including Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), differential thermal analysis (DTA), X-ray diffractometry (XRD) and differential pulse voltammetry (DPV). All these approaches indicate that Btz forms inclusion complexes with CDs in solution and in solid state, with a stoichiometry of 1∶1, although some of them are obtained in mixtures with free Btz. The calculated association constant of the Btz/HPCD complex by DPV was 244±19 M−1 being an intermediate value compared with those obtained with βCD and SBECD. The use of CDs significantly increases Btz photostability, and depending on the CDs, decreases the surface tension. The results indicated that bentazon forms inclusion complexes with CDs showing improved physicochemical properties compared to free bentazon indicating that CDs may serve as excipient in herbicide formulations. PMID:22952577

  7. Pickering emulsions with α-cyclodextrin inclusions: Structure and thermal stability.

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    Diaz-Salmeron, Raul; Chaab, Ismail; Carn, Florent; Djabourov, Madeleine; Bouchemal, Kawthar

    2016-11-15

    This paper explores structural, interfacial and thermal properties of two types of Pickering emulsions containing α-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes: on one hand, emulsions were obtained between aqueous solutions of α-cyclodextrin and different oils (fatty acids, olive oil, silicone oil) and on the other hand, emulsions were obtained between these oils, water and micro or nano-platelet suspensions with inclusion complexes of hydrophobically-modified polysaccharides. The emulsions exhibit versatile properties according to the molecular architecture of the oils. Experiments were performed by microcalorimetry, X-ray diffraction and confocal microscopy. The aptitude of oil molecules to be threaded in α-cyclodextrin cavity is a determining parameter in emulsification and thermal stability. The heat flow traces and images showed dissolution, cooperative melting and de-threading of inclusion complexes which take place progressively, ending at high temperatures, close or above 100°C. Another important feature observed in the emulsions with micro-platelets is the partial substitution of the guest molecules occurring at room temperature at the oil/water interfaces without dissolution, possibly by a diffusion mechanism of the oil. Accordingly, the dissolution and the cooperative melting temperatures of the inclusion crystals changed, showing marked differences upon the type of guest molecules. The enthalpies of dissolution of crystals were measured and compared with soluble inclusions. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  8. Ketoprofen-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes formation by supercritical process technology

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    Sumarno, Rahim, Rizki; Trisanti, Prida Novarita

    2017-05-01

    Ketoprofen was a poorly soluble which anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic drug, solubility of which can be enchanced by form complexation with β-cyclodextrin. Besides that, the inclusion complex reduces the incidence of gastrointestinal side effect of drug. The aims of this research are to study the effect of H2O concentration in the supercritical carbondioxide and operation condition in the formation of ketoprofen-β-Cyclodextrin inclusion complex. This research was began by dissolved H2O in supercritical CO2 at 40°C and various saturation pressures. Then, dissolved H2O contacted with (1:5 w/w) ketoprofen-β-Cyclodextrin mixture at 50°C and various operation pressures. It called saturation process. Saturation was done for ±2 hours with agitation process and continued by decompression process. The products were characterized by drug Release, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DCS) dan Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) analyses. The percentage from this work were 76,82%-89,99% for inclusion complexes. The percentage drug release of ketoprofen were 82,83%-88,36% on various inclusion pressure and various inclusion period.

  9. Thermosensitive and pH induced in situ ophthalmic gelling system for ciprofloxacin hydrochloride: hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin complex.

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    Başaran, Berrin; Bozkir, Asuman

    2012-01-01

    The prolonged residence of drug formulation in the ocular cavity is important for ocular drug delivery. The purpose of the present study was to develop ophthalmic in situ gelling systems of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride with reduced pre-corneal elimination in order to improve the bioavailability and therapeutic response. Hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin was used in order to increase the stability of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. In situ gels were prepared based on the concept of thermosensitive and pH induced in situ gelation. The inclusion complex of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride with hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin was prepared at a 1:1 molar ratio. The complex formation was thoroughly confirmed using various techniques, including (1)H NMR spectroscopy, FTIR spectrophotometry and differential scanning calorimetry. Both pure ciprofloxacin HCI and the inclusion complex were individually used in the formulations. Formulations were successfully prepared which were liquid at room temperature and exhibited viscosity increase and gelation at ophthalmic temperature. As a result of antimicrobial efficacy and in vitro release experiments, the developed formulations were found therapeutically efficient and provided sustained release of the drug over an 8 h period. These systems can be more advantageous than conventional eye drops.

  10. Evaluation of apparent formation constants of pentacyclic triterpene acids complexes with derivatized beta- and gamma-cyclodextrins by reversed phase liquid chromatography.

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    Claude, B; Morin, Ph; Lafosse, M; Andre, P

    2004-09-17

    A reversed phase HPLC method has been investigated in order to resolve three main pentacyclic triterpene acids (oleanolic-, betulinic- and ursolic acid) found in a lot of plants. Some of them (oleanolic and ursolic acids) are position isomers and their resolution is highly improved by the addition of derivatized cyclodextrins in mobile phase. The formation of 1:1 inclusion complexes was assumed. Apparent formation constants of triterpene acids with DM-beta-CD and HP-gamma-CD were determined by HPLC method. Experimental results confirmed the complexation model and explained the modification of elution order according to the type of cyclodextrin added to the mobile phase. The influence of mobile phase organic modifier on apparent formation constants was also investigated. Results proved the competition between cyclodextrins hydrophobic cavity and organic solvent towards triterpene acids affinity.

  11. Chlorhexidine: beta-cyclodextrin inhibits yeast growth by extraction of ergosterol.

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    Teixeira, K I R; Araújo, P V; Sinisterra, R D; Cortés, M E

    2012-04-01

    Chlorhexidine (Cx) augmented with beta-cyclodextrin (β-cd) inclusion compounds, termed Cx:β-cd complexes, have been developed for use as antiseptic agents. The aim of this study was to examine the interactions of Cx:β-cd complexes, prepared at different molecular ratios, with sterol and yeast membranes. The Minimal Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) against the yeast Candida albicans (C.a.) was determined for each complex; the MICs were found to range from 0.5 to 2 μg/mL. To confirm the MIC data, quantitative analysis of viable cells was performed using trypan blue staining. Mechanistic characterization of the interactions that the Cx:β-cd complexes have with the yeast membrane and assessment of membrane morphology following exposure to Cx:β-cd complexes were performed using Sterol Quantification Method analysis (SQM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). SQM revealed that sterol extraction increased with increasing β-cd concentrations (1.71 ×10(3); 1.4 ×10(3); 3.45 ×10(3), and 3.74 ×10(3) CFU for 1:1, 1:2, 1:3, and 1:4, respectively), likely as a consequence of membrane ergosterol solubilization. SEM images demonstrated that cell membrane damage is a visible and significant mechanism that contributes to the antimicrobial effects of Cx:β-cd complexes. Cell disorganization increased significantly as the proportion of β-cyclodextrin present in the complex increased. Morphology of cells exposed to complexes with 1:3 and 1:4 molar ratios of Cx:β-cd were observed to have large aggregates mixed with yeast remains, representing more membrane disruption than that observed in cells treated with Cx alone. In conclusion, nanoaggregates of Cx:β-cd complexes block yeast growth via ergosterol extraction, permeabilizing the membrane by creating cluster-like structures within the cell membrane, possibly due to high amounts of hydrogen bonding.

  12. Chlorhexidine: beta-cyclodextrin inhibits yeast growth by extraction of ergosterol

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    Teixeira, K. I. R.; Araújo, P. V.; Sinisterra, R. D.; Cortés, M. E.

    2012-01-01

    Chlorhexidine (Cx) augmented with beta-cyclodextrin (β-cd) inclusion compounds, termed Cx:β-cd complexes, have been developed for use as antiseptic agents. The aim of this study was to examine the interactions of Cx:β-cd complexes, prepared at different molecular ratios, with sterol and yeast membranes. The Minimal Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) against the yeast Candida albicans (C.a.) was determined for each complex; the MICs were found to range from 0.5 to 2 μg/mL. To confirm the MIC data, quantitative analysis of viable cells was performed using trypan blue staining. Mechanistic characterization of the interactions that the Cx:β-cd complexes have with the yeast membrane and assessment of membrane morphology following exposure to Cx:β-cd complexes were performed using Sterol Quantification Method analysis (SQM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). SQM revealed that sterol extraction increased with increasing β-cd concentrations (1.71 ×103; 1.4 ×103; 3.45 ×103, and 3.74 ×103 CFU for 1:1, 1:2, 1:3, and 1:4, respectively), likely as a consequence of membrane ergosterol solubilization. SEM images demonstrated that cell membrane damage is a visible and significant mechanism that contributes to the antimicrobial effects of Cx:β-cd complexes. Cell disorganization increased significantly as the proportion of β-cyclodextrin present in the complex increased. Morphology of cells exposed to complexes with 1:3 and 1:4 molar ratios of Cx:β-cd were observed to have large aggregates mixed with yeast remains, representing more membrane disruption than that observed in cells treated with Cx alone. In conclusion, nanoaggregates of Cx:β-cd complexes block yeast growth via ergosterol extraction, permeabilizing the membrane by creating cluster-like structures within the cell membrane, possibly due to high amounts of hydrogen bonding. PMID:24031894

  13. Inclusion process of tetracycline in β and γ-cyclodextrins: A theoretical investigation

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    Costa, Mércia A. S.; Anconi, Cleber P. A.; Dos Santos, Hélio F.; De Almeida, Wagner B.; Nascimento, Clebio S.

    2015-04-01

    The present Letter reports results from a comprehensive theoretical analysis of the inclusion process involving the tetracycline (TC) by β and γ-cyclodextrin (CD). Structure and stabilization energies were calculated, both in gas phase and aqueous solution, using a sequential methodology based on semiempirical and density functional theory (DFT) calculations. By the results, a qualitative structure-property relationship could be established with two main structural features being relevant for inclusion complex stabilization: (i) the depth of inclusion, which favors the hydrophobic contact inside the cavity of CDs and (ii) the hydrogen bonds established between guest and host molecules.

  14. Inclusion complexes of 2-methoxyestradiol with dimethylated and permethylated β-cyclodextrins: models for cyclodextrin-steroid interaction.

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    Caira, Mino R; Bourne, Susan A; Samsodien, Halima; Smith, Vincent J

    2015-01-01

    The interaction between the potent anticancer agent 2-methoxyestradiol (2ME) and a series of cyclodextrins (CDs) was investigated in the solid state using thermal analysis and X-ray diffraction, while the possibility of enhancing its poor aqueous solubility with CDs was probed by means of equilibrium solubility and dissolution rate measurements. Single crystal X-ray diffraction studies of the inclusion complexes between 2ME and the derivatised cyclodextrins heptakis(2,6-di-O-methyl)-β-CD (DIMEB) and heptakis(2,3,6-tri-O-methyl)-β-CD (TRIMEB) revealed for the first time the nature of the encapsulation of a bioactive steroid by representative CD host molecules. Inclusion complexation invariably involves insertion of the D-ring of 2ME from the secondary side of each CD molecule, with the 17-OH group generally hydrogen bonding to a host glycosidic oxygen atom within the CD cavity, while the A-ring and part of the B-ring of 2ME protrude from the secondary side. In the case of the TRIMEB·2ME complex, there is evidence that complexation proceeds with mutual conformational adaptation of host and guest molecules. The aqueous solubility of 2ME was significantly enhanced by CDs, with DIMEB, TRIMEB, randomly methylated β-CD and hydroxypropyl-β-CD being the most effective hosts. The 2:1 host-guest β-CD inclusion complex, prepared by two methods, yielded very rapid dissolution in water at 37 °C relative to untreated 2ME, attaining complete dissolution within 15 minutes (co-precipitated complex) and 45 minutes (complex from kneading).

  15. Improvement on dissolution rate of inclusion complex of Rifabutin drug with β-cyclodextrin.

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    Shanmuga Priya, Arumugam; Sivakamavalli, Jeyachandran; Vaseeharan, Baskaralingam; Stalin, Thambusamy

    2013-11-01

    The effect of β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) on the improvement of solubility and antimicrobial activity of poorly water soluble drug Rifabutin (RFB) was studied. The solid inclusion complex is prepared under different methods and it is characterized by FT-IR, XRD, DSC and SEM methods. Solubility type, stability constant, stoichiometric ratio were investigated from phase solubility diagram of inclusion complex (RFB with β-CD). The dissolution profiles of the inclusion complexes were carried out and obvious increase in dissolution rate was observed when compared with pure RFB drug. Inclusion complexation process was further confirmed by molecular docking studies using PatchDock server. The in vitro antimicrobial and antibiofilm activity of RFB sensible microorganisms was significantly increased by on inclusion complexation process. This trend of inclusion complexation of poorly water soluble drugs is highly recognized as a successful and useful approach for the application in pharmaceutical field. Copyright © 2013 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  16. Thymus catharinae Camarda essential oil: β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes, evaluation of antimicrobial activity.

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    Delogu, Giovanna; Juliano, Claudia Clelia Assunta; Usai, Marianna

    2016-09-01

    An efficient antimicrobial activity was evidenced in a complex β-cyclodextrin-essential oil of Thymus catharinae Camarda (carvacrol chemotype). The release of carvacrol with respect to the antimicrobial activity was calculated as function of time. The βCD-complex of the bioactive agent was obtained by a simple, efficient and non-expensive method without purification of the carvacrol chemotype essential oil. According to the starting stoichiometry of β-cyclodextrin with respect to carvacrol, two inclusion complexes were produced, 1:1 and 2:1, respectively. The results demonstrate that, although the antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of T. catharinae Camarda is remarkable but acts too quickly in some types of application, its inclusion in a bio-matrix allows a slower release and improves its effectiveness.

  17. Beta-cyclodextrin conjugates with glucose moieties designed as drug carriers: their syntheses, evaluations using concanavalin A and doxorubicin, and structural analyses by NMR spectroscopy.

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    Oda, Yoshiki; Kobayashi, Natsumi; Yamanoi, Takashi; Katsuraya, Kaname; Takahashi, Keiko; Hattori, Kenjiro

    2008-05-01

    Three kinds of beta-cyclodextrin derivatives conjugated with glucose moieties, which were expected as models for a drug carrier targeting the drug delivery systems, were designed and synthesized from beta-cyclodextrin and the natural product, 4-hydroxyphenyl-beta-D-glucopyranoside called arbutin. Arbutin was used because it had a phenyl group with a hydroxyl function which could be used to link the glucose moiety to beta-cyclodextrin. The evaluations of these conjugates as the drug-carrying molecules were done by investigating the molecular interactions with the carbohydrate-binding Concanavalin A (Con A) lectin and the anticancer agent, doxorubicin (DXR), using an SPR optical biosensor. The association constants of the conjugates with immobilized Con A were 2.0 x 10(3) approximately 8.8 x 10(3) M(-1). The result showed that the Con A bound to the glucose moieties from arbutin in the conjugates with prospective association constants. The inclusion associations of the conjugates with immobilized DXR reached 2.2 x 10(5) approximately 1.4 x 10(8) M(-1). The extremely high inclusion associations for DXR suggested their potential abilities as drug-carrying molecules for carrying DXR. The NMR analyses indicated that the phenyl group of the conjugates greatly served to increase the inclusion associations for DXR. In their DXR inclusion complexes, the formation of the stacking complexes by the pi;-pi interactions between the phenyl groups and the included DXR also enhanced their inclusion abilities for DXR.

  18. Characterization of mitotane (o,p'-DDD)--cyclodextrin inclusion complexes: phase-solubility method and NMR.

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    Alfonsi, R; Attivi, D; Astier, A; Socha, M; Morice, S; Gibaud, S

    2013-05-01

    Mitotane (o,p'-dichlorodimethyl dichloroethane [o,p'-DDD]) is used for the treatment of adrenocortical cancer and occasionally Cushing's syndrome. This drug is very poorly soluble in water, and following oral administration, approximately 60% of the dose is recovered in the feces unaltered. The preparation of a soluble formulation (i.e. by complexation with cyclodextrins) with improved bioavailability is the aim of this work. The inclusion of mitotane in methyl-ß-cyclodextrins was studied using both phase-solubility methods and NMR experiments. To elucidate the inclusion mechanism, o,p'-DDD was compared to its regioisomer (i.e. p,p'-DDD). It was demonstrated that two dimethyl-ß-cyclodextrins (DMßCD) can complex with the aromatic rings. From the phase-solubility diagrams, we observe that both cases are very different: K(1:1) is between 37 000 and 85 000 mol.l(-1), whereas K(1:2) is between 5.3 and 32 mol.l(-1). The NMR experiments confirmed the inclusion but it also gave an insight into the kinetics of the dissociation: the ortho-chloro moiety is in slow exchange on the NMR time scale, whereas the para-chloro moiety is in fast exchange rate. Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.

  19. Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxic evaluation of inclusion complexes between Riparin A and β-cyclodextrin

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    Araújo, Éverton José Ferreira de; Silva, Oskar Almeida; Rezende-Júnior, Luís Mário; Sousa, Ian Jhemes Oliveira; Araújo, Danielle Yasmin Moura Lopes de; Carvalho, Rusbene Bruno Fonseca de; Pereira, Sean Telles; Gutierrez, Stanley Juan Chavez; Ferreira, Paulo Michel Pinheiro; Lima, Francisco das Chagas Alves

    2017-08-01

    This study performed a physicochemical characterization of the inclusion complex generated between Riparin A and β-cyclodextrin (Rip A/β-CD) and compared the cytotoxic potential of the incorporated Rip A upon Artemia salina larvae. Samples were analyzed by phase solubility diagram, dissolution profile, differential scanning calorimetry, X-ray diffraction, infrared spectroscopy, proton nuclear magnetic resonance, scanning electron microscopy and artemicidal action. Riparin A/β-cyclodextrin complexes presented increased water solubility, AL type solubility diagram and Kst constant of 373 L/mol. Thermal analysis demonstrated reduction of the melt peak of complexed Rip A at 116.2 °C. Infrared spectroscopy confirmed generation of inclusion complexes, 1H NMR pointed out the interaction with H-3 of β-CD cavities, alterations in the crystalline natures of Rip A when incorporated within β-CD were observed and inclusion complexes presented higher cytotoxic on A. salina nauplii, with CL50 value of 117.2 (84.9-161.8) μg/mL. So, Rip A was incorporated into β-CDs with high efficiency and water solubility of Rip A was improved. Such solubility was corroborated by cytotoxic evaluation and these outcomes support the improvement of biological properties for complexes between Riparin A/β-cyclodextrin.

  20. Inclusion complexes of red bell pepper pigments with β-cyclodextrin: preparation, characterisation and application as natural colorant in yogurt.

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    Gomes, Lidiane Martins Mendes; Petito, Nicolly; Costa, Valéria Gonçalves; Falcão, Deborah Quintanilha; de Lima Araújo, Kátia G

    2014-04-01

    This work aimed to prepare inclusion complexes between red bell pepper pigments and β-cyclodextrin using two different procedures (i.e., magnetic stirring and ultrasonic homogenisation), to characterise the prepared inclusion complexes and to evaluate the colour stability of a selected complex added to yogurt. The mass ratio of extract to β-cyclodextrin was 1:4. The formed extract: β-cyclodextrin complexes and a physical mixture of extract and β-cyclodextrin were evaluated by differential scanning calorimetry, Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy, proton nuclear magnetic resonance, particle size distribution and Zeta potential. The obtained data showed that ultrasonic homogenisation resulted in better yield and inclusion efficiency compared to magnetic stirring. The yogurt with the added complex produced by ultrasonic homogenisation showed slower variations for the a(∗) (redness) and b(∗) (yellowness) indices compared to yogurt with added extract, indicating a higher protection of the colour during storage.

  1. Interaction of the noncovalent molecular adapter, beta-cyclodextrin, with the staphylococcal alpha-hemolysin pore.

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    Gu, L Q; Bayley, H

    2000-01-01

    Cyclodextrins act as noncovalent molecular adapters when lodged in the lumen of the alpha-hemolysin (alphaHL) pore. The adapters act as binding sites for channel blockers, thereby offering a basis for the detection of a variety of organic molecules with alphaHL as a biosensor element. To further such studies, it is important to find conditions under which the dwell time of cyclodextrins in the lumen of the pore is extended. Here, we use single-channel recording to explore the pH- and voltage-dependence of the interaction of beta-cyclodextrin (betaCD) with alphaHL. betaCD can access its binding site only from the trans entrance of pores inserted from the cis side of a bilayer. Analysis of the binding kinetics shows that there is a single binding site for betaCD, with an apparent equilibrium dissociation constant that varies by >100-fold under the conditions explored. The dissociation rate constant for the neutral betaCD molecule varies with pH and voltage, a result that is incompatible with two states of the alphaHL pore, one of high and the other of low affinity. Rather, the data suggest that the actual equilibrium dissociation constant for the alphaHL. betaCD complex varies continuously with the transmembrane potential. PMID:11023901

  2. Incorporation of the sunscreen agent, octyl methoxycinnamate in a cellulosic fabric grafted with beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Scalia, Santo; Tursilli, Rosanna; Bianchi, Anna; Nostro, Pierandrea Lo; Bocci, Eugenio; Ridi, Francesca; Baglioni, Piero

    2006-02-03

    The aim of the study was to investigate the incorporation of the sunscreen agent, octyl methoxycinnamate into cyclodextrin cavities covalently bound to cloth fibres. Tencel, a cellulosic fabric, was grafted with beta-cyclodextrin molecules through reaction with monochlorotriazinyl-beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CDMCT). The finished and untreated textiles were soaked in water-methanol mixtures containing 2% (v/v) of sunscreen agent and subsequently subjected to several washing cycles. The unmodified and modified fabrics were characterized by UV spectrophotometry and thermogravimetric analysis. The level of octyl methoxycinnamate entrapped in the Tencel tissue was determined by high-performance liquid chromatography and was found to be much higher (0.0203%, w/w) for the textile functionalised with beta-CDMCT compared to the unmodified fabric (0.0025%, w/w). In addition, spectrophotometric assessment of UV transmission through the fabric samples using the Transpore test showed that the in vitro sun protection factor of the textile support was markedly enhanced (3.2-fold increase) by impregnation with octyl methoxycinnamate of the beta-CDMCT grafted textile. Hence, even after repeated washings, the beta-CD finished fabric exhibits higher sunscreen agent retention and photoprotective properties than the unmodified textile material.

  3. Improved drug delivery properties of PVDF membranes functionalized with beta-cyclodextrin--application to guided tissue regeneration in periodontology.

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    Boschin, F; Blanchemain, N; Bria, M; Delcourt-Debruyne, E; Morcellet, M; Hildebrand, H F; Martel, B

    2006-10-01

    The purpose of this study was to develop a membrane for guided tissue regeneration applicable in periodontology that could release antimicrobial agent during the healing period. Our strategy consisted to graft beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD), a molecule that is known to form inclusion complexes with a large variety of drugs, onto PVDF membranes. Grafting occurred by using citric acid that provoked a crosslinking reaction of beta-CD, and the resulting polymer was imprisoned into the porous structure of the PVDF membrane. The reaction produced a weight increase of the membrane, the range of which depended on the temperature and on the time of curing applied in the process. The biological behavior of the membranes evaluated by proliferation and vitality tests showed good proliferation and improved activity of L132 epithelial cells on the raw and on the grafted membranes. Doxycyclin (DOX) and chlorhexidine (CHX) were used as antimicrobial agents. Their inclusion into the beta-CD cavity in aqueous solutions was confirmed by NMR spectroscopy. After the impregnation of the membranes with DOX and CHX, their release was studied in vitro in batch type experiments and measured by UV spectrophotometry. Low amounts of DOX and CHX were delivered from the raw membranes within the first few hours of tests. Grafted membranes, however, delivered DOX and CHX in larger quantities within 24 h and 10 days respectively.

  4. Synthesis and spectral investigation of Al(III) catechin/β-cyclodextrin and Al(III) quercetin/β-cyclodextrin inclusion compounds

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    Dias, Karina; Nikolaou, Sofia; De Giovani, Wagner F.

    2008-06-01

    Al-catechin/β-cyclodextrin and Al-quercetin/β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) inclusion compounds were synthesized and characterized by IR, UV-vis, 1H and 13C NMR and TG and DTA analyses. Because quercetin is sparingly soluble in water, the stability constants of the Al-quercetin/β-CD and Al-catechin/β-CD compounds were determined by phase solubility studies. The A L-type diagrams indicated the formation of 1:1 inclusion compounds and allowed calculation of the stability constants. The thermodynamic parameters were obtained from the dependence of the stability constants on temperature and results indicated that the formation of the inclusion compounds is an enthalpically driven process. The thermal decomposition of the solid Al-quercetin/β-CD and Al-catechin/β-CD inclusion compounds took place at different stages, compared with the respective precursors, proving that an inclusion complexation process really occurred.

  5. Encapsulation of tea tree oil by amorphous beta-cyclodextrin powder.

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    Shrestha, Meena; Ho, Thao M; Bhandari, Bhesh R

    2017-04-15

    An innovative method to encapsulate tea tree oil (TTO) by direct complexation with solid amorphous beta-cyclodextrin (β-CD) was investigated. A β-CD to TTO ratio of 90.5:9.5 (104.9mg TTO/g β-CD) was used in all complexation methods. The encapsulation was performed by direct mixing, and direct mixing was followed by the addition of water (13-17% moisture content, MC) or absolute ethanol (1:1, 1:2, 1:3 and 1:4 TTO:ethanol). The direct mixing method complexed the lowest amount of TTO (60.77mg TTO/g β-CD). Powder recrystallized using 17% MC included 99.63mg of TTO/g β-CD. The addition of ethanol at 1:2 and 1:3 TTO:ethanol ratios resulted in the inclusion of 94.3 and 98.45mg of TTO/g β-CD respectively, which was similar to that of TTO encapsulated in the conventional paste method (95.56mg TTO/g β-CD), suggesting an effective solid encapsulation method. The XRD and DSC results indicated that the amorphous TTO-β-CD complex was crystallized by the addition of water and ethanol.

  6. Molecular inclusion process of urease inhibitors into cyclodextrins: A theoretical study

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    Reis, Sayron; de Fátima, Ângelo; Guimarães, Luciana; Nascimento, Clebio S.

    2017-05-01

    This paper reports a theoretical investigation on formation of host/guest inclusion complexes of two urease inhibitors into cyclodextrins. The main goals were to modeling and propose new supramolecular delivery systems of urease inhibitors. Structures and stabilization energies were calculated, in 1:1 and 2:1 M ratios, by DFT calculations. It was found that the hydrogen bonds formed between two CDs molecules play an important role in the complexes stabilization. With this work we are able to propose by a molecular modeling study new host/guest inclusion compound, being the BGA-1 and the β-CD the most suitable guest and host, respectively.

  7. Study on inclusion complex of cyclodextrin with methyl xanthine derivatives by fluorimetry

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    Wei, Yan-Li; Ding, Li-Hua; Dong, Chuan; Niu, Wei-Ping; Shuang, Shao-Min

    2003-10-01

    The inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) and HP-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) with caffeine, theophylline and theobromine were investigated by fluorimetry. Various factors affecting the formation of inclusion complexes were discussed in detail including forming time, pH effect and temperature. The results indicate that inclusion process was affected seriously by laying time and pH. The forming time of β-CD inclusion complexes is much longer than that of HP-β-CD. The optimum pH range is about 7-12 for caffeine, 8-10 for TP, 10.5-12 for TB. The intensities of their fluorescence increase with the decreasing of temperature. Their maximum excitation wavelengths are all in the range of 280-290 nm. The emission wavelength of caffeine and theophylline are both in the range of 340-360 nm, and that of theobromine is about 325 nm. The fluorescence signals are intensified with the increasing concentration of CD. The stoichiometry of the inclusion complexes of CD with these three methyl xanthine derivatives are all 1:1 and the formation constant are all calculated.

  8. Nonaqueous synthesis of a selectively modified, highly anionic sulfopropyl ether derivative of cyclomaltoheptaose (beta-cyclodextrin) in the presence of 18-crown-6.

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    Kirschner, Daniel L; Green, Thomas K

    2005-08-15

    A highly anionic cyclomaltooligosaccharide (cyclodextrin, CD) derivative containing sulfopropyl functional groups on the primary face of the CD was synthesized. Heptakis(2,3-di-O-methyl)cyclomaltoheptaose [heptakis(2,3-di-O-methyl)-beta-cyclodextrin] was reacted with 1,3-propane sultone and potassium hydride (KH) in anhydrous tetrahydrofuran in the presence of 18-crown-6 to yield highly substituted potassium heptakis(2,3-di-O-methyl-6-O-sulfopropyl)cyclomaltoheptaose [heptakis(KSPDM)-beta-CD] with an average degree of substitution (DSCE) of 6.9 as determined by inverse detection capillary electrophoresis (CE). The principal species in the product is the fully substituted heptakis(KSPDM)-beta-CD. Complete NMR assignments of the hydrogen and carbon atoms are made using a combination of gCOSY and gHSQC. In the absence of 18-crown-6, the reaction generates a mixture of multiply charged derivatives with average DSCE of 4.1. The possible roles of the crown ether in the reaction are discussed. The ROESY NMR spectrum of the inclusion complex that forms between heptakis(KSPDM)-beta-CD and 2-naphthoic acid in D2O reveals that 2-naphthoic acid inserts with the carboxyl group toward the derivatized primary rim of the cyclodextrin.

  9. Enhanced TiO2 photocatalytic degradation of bisphenol E by beta-cyclodextrin in suspended solutions.

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    Wang, Guanghui; Wu, Feng; Zhang, Xu; Luo, Mingdao; Deng, Nansheng

    2006-05-20

    Enhancement of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) on TiO(2) photocatalytic degradation of bisphenol E (BPE, bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethane) was investigated under a 250 W metal halide lamp (lambda> or =365 nm) in this work. In the system of photocatalytic degradation of BPE, the photodegradation rate of BPE in aqueous solutions containing beta-CD and TiO(2) was obviously faster than that in aqueous solutions containing only TiO(2). After 40 min of irradiation, beta-CD could increase the photodegradation efficiency by about 26% for 10 mg l(-1) BPE in the UV-vis/TiO(2) system and the photodegradation of 2.5-20.0 mg l(-1) BPE in aqueous solutions was found to follow pseudo-first-order law and the adsorption constant and the reaction rate constant of BPE in the system containing beta-CD and TiO(2) are obviously higher than those in the system containing only TiO(2), the influence factors on photodegradation of BPE were studied and described in details, such as beta-CD concentration, pH, BPE initial concentration and gas medium. The formation of CO(2) as a result of mineralization of BPE was observed during the photodegradation process. After 120 min of irradiation, the mineralization efficiency of BPE reached 61% in the presence of beta-CD, whereas mineralization efficiency was only 23% in the absence of beta-CD. The enhancement of photodegradation of BPE could be dependent on the enhancement of adsorption of BPE on TiO(2) surface and moderate inclusion-depth of BPE in the beta-CD cavity.

  10. Heptakis(2,6-O-dimethyl)beta-cyclodextrin: a novel growth stimulant for Bordetella pertussis phase I.

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    Imaizumi, A; Suzuki, Y; Ono, S; Sato, H; Sato, Y

    1983-01-01

    The effect of cyclodextrins on the growth of Bordetella pertussis Tohama phase I in synthetic medium was evaluated. The addition of cyclodextrins, especially heptakis(2,6-O-dimethyl)beta-cyclodextrin (Me beta CD), to a complete synthetic medium such as Stainer-Scholte medium gave the same number of individual colonies and growth rates as those on Bordet-Gengou medium. Furthermore, with the addition of Me beta CD, growth inhibition by fatty acids such as oleic or palmitic acid was overcome and normal cell growth was observed. This modified Stainer-Scholte medium, designated as cyclodextrin solid medium (CSM), supported excellent growth of 20 lyophilized clinical isolates. Serotypes of the organisms after 10 passages on this CSM plate were not changed. These results suggest that Me beta CD is a significant growth stimulant and CSM is one of the most suitable synthetic media for culture of B. pertussis phase I. Images PMID:6306047

  11. Inclusion complex of nateglinide with sulfobutyl ether β-cyclodextrin: Preparation, characterization and water solubility

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    Xu, Jingna; Zhang, Yimin; Li, Xiayang; Zheng, Yan

    2017-08-01

    Due to the poor solubility of nateglinide (NTG), its application was seriously limited. In this paper, a novel inclusion complex of nateglinide with sulfobutyl ether β-cyclodextrin (SBE7-β-CD) was synthesized by freeze-drying method, aiming to improve its properties. The phase solubility study was performed to obtain the stoichiometry and stability constant. Then, the solid inclusion complex was characterized by means of FT-IR, DSC, PXRD, SEM, 1H and 2D NMR. The results showed that nateglinide embedded into the cavity of SBE-β-CD from the secondary face partly, forming an inclusion complex with a 1:1 stoichiometry. The stability constants at different temperatures (27, 37, and 50 °C) were 2940 M-1, 2607 M-1, 2156 M-1, separately. Moreover, the NTG-SBE-β-CD inclusion complex displayed higher aqueous solubility compared with free NTG, suggesting its potential application in medicine.

  12. Inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin-dinitrocompounds as UV absorber for ballpoint pen ink.

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    Srinivasan, Krishnan; Radhakrishnan, S; Stalin, Thambusamy

    2014-08-14

    2,4-Dinitrophenol (2,4-DNP), 2,4-dinitroaniline (2,4-DNA), 2,6-dinitroaniline (2,6-DNA) and 2,6-dinitrobenzoic acid (2,6-DNB) has appeared for the UV absorption bands in different wavelength region below 400 nm, a combination of these dinitro aromatic compounds gave the broad absorption spectra within the UV region. The absorption intensities have been increased by preparation of the inclusion complex of dinitro compounds with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD). Prepared inclusion complexes are used to improve the UV protection properties of the ball point pen ink against photo degradation. The formation of solid inclusion complexes was characterized by FT-IR, and (1)H NMR spectroscopy. The UV protecting properties of these inclusion complexes were calculated their sun protection factor (SPF) is also discussed. The stability of the ballpoint pen ink has been confirmed by UV-Visible spectroscopic method.

  13. Inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin-dinitrocompounds as UV absorber for ballpoint pen ink

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    Srinivasan, Krishnan; Radhakrishnan, S.; Stalin, Thambusamy

    2014-08-01

    2,4-Dinitrophenol (2,4-DNP), 2,4-dinitroaniline (2,4-DNA), 2,6-dinitroaniline (2,6-DNA) and 2,6-dinitrobenzoic acid (2,6-DNB) has appeared for the UV absorption bands in different wavelength region below 400 nm, a combination of these dinitro aromatic compounds gave the broad absorption spectra within the UV region. The absorption intensities have been increased by preparation of the inclusion complex of dinitro compounds with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD). Prepared inclusion complexes are used to improve the UV protection properties of the ball point pen ink against photo degradation. The formation of solid inclusion complexes was characterized by FT-IR, and 1H NMR spectroscopy. The UV protecting properties of these inclusion complexes were calculated their sun protection factor (SPF) is also discussed. The stability of the ballpoint pen ink has been confirmed by UV-Visible spectroscopic method.

  14. Investigation of Inclusion Complex of Patchouli Alcohol with β-Cyclodextrin

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    Wu, Lilan; Qi, Rui; Wu, Yunshan; Li, Yucui; Tang, Lipeng; Guo, De-an; Liu, Bo

    2017-01-01

    The objective of this study was to improve the stability and water-solubility of patchouli alcohol by complexing with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD). The interactions between patchouli alcohol and β-CD were characterized by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), Fourier transformation-infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy, powder X-ray diffraction (PXRD), and Scanning electron microscope (SEM), respectively. According to molecular modeling method, the enthalpy formation of host-guest illustrated the predominant configuration and the lowest value ΔbGo was -10.8174±1.9235 kcal/mol, suggesting the complex could reduce the energy of the system. The characterization analysis confirmed the formation of PA-CD inclusion complex, and the results indicated the advantage of the inclusion complex in stability and dissolution rates. These results identified PA-CD inclusion complex an effective way for the storage of PA, and better inclusion method still needed to be studied. PMID:28095424

  15. Photostabilization of 1,4-dihydropyridine antihypertensives by incorporation into beta-cyclodextrin and liposomes.

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    Ragno, G; Risoli, A; Ioele, G; Cione, E; De Luca, M

    2006-01-01

    Inclusion compounds of eleven dihydropyridine drugs were formed and investigated for protection against photo-induced drug degradation. Formulations of cyclodextrins and liposomes were prepared and their photoprotective ability for the encapsulated drug was monitored. Drug photodegradation was spectrophotometrically followed during exposure of the formulations to light of a Xenon lamp. ICH guidelines for photostability testing were applied. A comparison with common pharmaceutical formulations revealed optimal protection for both formulations. The use of the liposome and cyclodextrin inclusion complexes resulted in a mean drug recovery of 77 and more then 90% respectively, after a light exposure until to 30 minutes with an intensity of 21 kJ x min(-1) m(-2). Lercanidipine and Manidipine only did not show a satisfactory increase of photostabilization in the studied supramolecular complexes, due to their low inclusion in both the systems.

  16. NMR spectroscopic characterization of β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex with vanillin

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    Pîrnau, Adrian; Bogdan, Mircea; Floare, Calin G.

    2009-08-01

    The inclusion of vanillin by β-cyclodextrin was investigated by 1H NMR. The continuous variation technique was used to evidence the formation of soluble 1:1 complex in aqueous solution. The association constant of vanillin with β-cyclodextrin has been obtained at 298 K by fitting the experimental chemical shifts differences, Δδobs = δfree - δobs of the observed guest and host protons, with a non-linear regression method. Besides the effective association constant, the fitting procedure allows a precise determination of all chemical shift parameters characterizing the pure complex. They can by used for an analysis of the geometry of the molecular complex in solution.

  17. Electrospinning of Poly (epsilon-caprolactone) Fibers Functionalized with Cyclodextrins and their Inclusion Complexes

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    Narayanan, Ganesh

    Functionalization of polymeric nanofibers by cyclodextrins offers a novel way to enhance properties such as, small molecule encapsulation, efficient drug delivery, tissue engineering, improved mechanical and thermal behavior, in the resultant nanofibers. The advantage of using CDs, apart from their abundant availability from natural resources, biodegradability and biocompatibility, include their easy manipulation to obtain desired features in the nanofibers. In the first study, a unique way to electrospin PCL nanofibers with alpha- and gamma-CDs, without forming ICs was described. This was achieved by using a binary solvent mixture of chloroform/DMF, which is expected to hinder the formation of ICs. The resultant nanofibers were characterized by FTIR, DSC, TGA, SEM, water contact angle, and for the efficiency of PhP absorption. Based on the results, a simple model was proposed for both alpha- and gamma-CD filled PCL nanowebs. In the second study, electrospinning of PCL with beta-CD was performed from mixture of chloroform/DMF, and the nanofibers were characterized using FTIR, WAXD, TGA, and SEM. An interesting application of this material, i.e., as an absorbant for wound odors, was proposed, and subsequently the potential was studied by GC & XPS analysis. XPS indicated higher absorption of volatile fatty acids with higher CD loadings, whereas the absorption by the neat PCL nanofibers was little. The results found led to the suggestion that stabilizing CD over PCL by cross-linking will enhance the wound odor absorption potential, and this idea should be explored by further experimentation. In the third study, mechanically strong nanofibers were obtained from electrospinning PCL along with non-stochiometric inclusion complexes formed with PCL and alpha-CD, as a solution/suspension, from chloroform/DMF mixture. Non-stochiometric inclusion complexes were prepared from PCL and alpha-CD at various ratios, and were characterized by FTIR, DSC, and 1H-NMR. The electrospun

  18. Study of the inclusion interaction of HP-γ-cyclodextrin with bupropion and its analytical application

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    Misiuk, Wieslawa; Jasiuk, Emilia

    2014-02-01

    Inclusion complex formation between bupropion (BUP) and hydroxypropyl-γ-cyclodextrin (HP-γ-CD) was studied by Fourier transformation infrared (FT-IR), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and UV spectroscopy. The main factors affecting inclusion interaction were discussed in detail. The inclusion complex of bupropion and hydroxypropyl-γ-cyclodextrin was studied at pH 5 in aqueous phase. Stoichiometry of the complex was found to be 1:1 and apparent formation constant (log K) was determined as 3.54 ± 0.01, suggesting a tendency of the drug to enter HP-γ-CD cavity. All obtained information proved the formation of BUP/HP-γ-CD inclusion complex. A significant enhancement of absorption intensity of bupropion in presence of HP-γ-CD was shown. Due to the property a sensitive spectrophotometric method was elaborated for determination of active substance in bulk solution. At optimum experimental conditions, a linear relationship between absorbance and concentration of bupropion is observed in range of 4-60 μg mL-1 with limit detection of 0.32 μg mL-1 and correlation coefficient of 0.9991. The proposed method was applied successfully to the determination of BUP in pharmaceutical preparations and the results were satisfactory in comparison to official method.

  19. Non-covalent inclusion of ferulic acid with alpha-cyclodextrin improves photo-stability and delivery: NMR and modeling studies.

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    Anselmi, Cecilia; Centini, Marisanna; Maggiore, Maria; Gaggelli, Nicola; Andreassi, Marco; Buonocore, Anna; Beretta, Giangiacomo; Facino, Roberto Maffei

    2008-03-13

    Ferulic acid (FA) is a highly effective antioxidant and photo-protective agent, already approved in Japan as a sunscreen, but it is poorly suited for cosmetic application because of its low physicochemical stability. We prepared the inclusion complex of FA with alpha-cyclodextrin by co-precipitation from an aqueous solution, and used (1)H NMR and molecular dynamics to investigate the most probable structure of the inclusion complex. In rotating frame nuclear Overhouser effect spectroscopy (ROESY) experiments FA penetrated the alpha-CD hydrophobic cavity with the alpha,beta-unsaturated part of the molecule and some of its aromatic skeleton. In proton chemical shift measurements of FA and alpha-cyclodextrins we determined the stoichiometry of the association complex (1:1) by Job's method, and its stability constant (K(1:1) 1162+/-140 M(-1)) and described the molecular dynamics of the complex on the basis of theoretical studies. Encapsulation with alpha-cyclodextrin improves (i) the chemical stability of FA against UVB stress (10 MED [Minimal Erythemal Dose: 1 MED=25 mJ/cm(2) for skin phototype II: 30]), since no degradation products are formed after irradiation, and (ii) the bioavailability of FA on the skin, slowing its delivery (Strainer cell model).

  20. Molecular encapsulation of 5-nitroindazole derivatives in 2,6-dimethyl-beta-cyclodextrin: electrochemical and spectroscopic studies.

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    Pérez-Cruz, Fernanda; Jullian, Carolina; Rodriguez, Jorge; Arán, Vicente J; Olea-Azar, Claudio

    2009-07-01

    Four different 5-nitroindazole derivatives (1-4) and its inclusion with Heptakis(2,6-di-O-methyl)-beta-cyclodextrin (DMbetaCD) were investigated. The stoichiometric ratios and stability constants describing the extent of formation of the complexes were determined by phase-solubility measurements obtaining in all cases a type-A(L) diagram. Also electrochemical studies were carried out, where the observed change in the E(PC) value indicated a lower feasibility of the nitro group reduction. The same behavior was observed in the ESR studies. The detailed spatial configuration is proposed based on 2D NMR methods. These results are further interpreted using molecular modeling studies. The latter results are in good agreement with the experimental data.

  1. Preparation and evaluation of lidocaine hydrochloride in cyclodextrin inclusion complexes for development of stable gel in association with chlorhexidine gluconate for urogenital use

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    Soares da Silva, Luiz Francisco Jones; do Carmo, Flavia Almada; de Almeida Borges, Vinicius Raphael; Monteiro, Lidiane Mota; Rodrigues, Carlos Rangel; Cabral, Lúcio Mendes; de Sousa, Valeria Pereira

    2011-01-01

    Inclusions of lidocaine hydrochloride in cyclodextrins were prepared to obtain stable complexes compatible for association with chlorhexidine in a new gel formulation for use in urogenital applications. Two cyclodextrins, β-cyclodextrin and methyl-β-cyclodextrin, were used for encapsulating lidocaine hydrochloride through solubilization and kneading techniques. The lidocaine–cyclodextrin complexes were characterized by ultraviolet spectroscopy, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, differential scanning calorimetry, and X-ray diffraction. The results revealed that the techniques generated good yields of inclusion products that maintained the functional properties of lidocaine. In addition, the inclusion products obtained improved the compatibility of lidocaine hydrochloride with chlorhexidine in solution and a gel formulation. The gel formulation displayed desirable rheological and physicochemical properties. The results presented here are the first description of the inclusion of lidocaine with cyclodextrins, which improves compatibility with chlorhexidine in formulations for simultaneous delivery. PMID:21822378

  2. Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) as an auxiliary tool in the electrospray ionization mass spectrometry analysis of native and derivatized beta-cyclodextrins, maltoses, and fructans contaminated with Ca and/or Mg.

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    Giudicessi, Silvana L; Fatema, M Kaniz; Nonami, Hiroshi; Erra-Balsells, Rosa

    2010-09-01

    The effect of Ca(2+) (and Mg(2+)) and the disodium salt of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), a well known Ca(2+) (and Mg(2+)) chelating agent, on the volatilization/ionization of carbohydrates by using electrospray ionization mass spectrometry has been studied. Model compounds such as maltoses (maltose to maltoheptaose), beta-cyclodextrins (beta-cyclodextrin, methyl-beta-cyclodextrin, heptakis(2,6-di-O-methyl)-beta-cyclodextrin, heptakis(2,3,6-tri-O-methyl)-beta-cyclodextrin, and 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin) and fructans (sucrose, 1-ketose, nystose, and 1F-fructofuranosylnystose) were used.

  3. Complexation of imazalil with beta-cyclodextrin, residue uptake, persistence, and activity against penicillium decay in citrus fruit following postharvest dip treatments.

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    Schirra, Mario; Delogu, Giovanna; Cabras, Paolo; Angioni, Alberto; D'hallewin, Guy; Veyrat, Ana; Marcos, Jose F; Candelas, Luis González

    2002-11-06

    A method for the inclusion of imazalil (IMZ) in the beta-cyclodextrin (betaCD), structural characterization of the inclusion complex and its antifungal activity against Penicillium digitatum and P. italicum assessed by in vitro and in vivo tests are reported. According to the starting stoichiometry of betaCD with respect to IMZ, an equimolar ratio beta-cyclodextrin-IMZ (betaCD-IMZ) was detected by (1)H NMR. In vitro assays showed that the freshly prepared betaCD-IMZ was as effective as IMZ, although 1- and 4-day-old betaCD-IMZ mixtures were more effective. Studies on Star Ruby grapefruit showed no significant differences in residue uptake between treatments with an IMZ commercially available fungicide (Deccozil) or betaCD-IMZ when equal active ingredient (a.i.) concentrations (250 mg/L) and dip temperatures (20 or 50 degrees C) were used. By contrast, treatments of Tarocco oranges and Di Massa lemons with 250 mg/L betaCD-IMZ at 50 degrees C produced significant differences in residue uptake in comparison with 250 mg/L Deccozil treatments at 50 degrees C. The a.i. degradation rate in grapefruit during postquarantine and simulated marketing period (SMP) at 20 degrees C was not affected by the type of formulation used, whether at 20 or 50 degrees C. Conversely, IMZ in oranges and lemons had greater persistence when applied at 50 degrees C. All fungicide treatments showed a comparable efficacy against decay in grapefruit and oranges, whereas treatment in lemons at 250 mg/L a.i. of heated fungicides had higher suppressive effects against decay than unheated chemicals having equal a.i. concentrations and comparable activity at 1200 mg/L IMZ at 20 degrees C.

  4. Supramolecular aggregates formed by sulfadiazine and sulfisomidine inclusion complexes with α- and β-cyclodextrins.

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    Rajendiran, N; Venkatesh, G; Saravanan, J

    2014-08-14

    Sulfadiazine (SDA) and sulfisomidine (SFM) inclusion complexes with two cyclodextrins (α-CD and β-CD) are studied in aqueous as well as in solid state. The inclusion complexes are characterized by UV-visible, fluorescence, time correlated single photon counting, FTIR, DSC, PXRD and (1)H NMR techniques. The self assembled SDA/CD and SFM/CD inclusion complexes form different types of nano and microstructures. The self assembled nanoparticle morphologies are studied using SEM and TEM techniques. SDA/α-CD complex is formed hierarchal morphology, SDA/β-CD and SFM/β-CD complexes form the nanosheet self assembly. However, SFM/α-CD complex forms nanoporous sheet self assembly. van der Waals, hydrophobic and hydrogen bonding interaction play a vital role in the self assembling process.

  5. Synthesis and Characterization of the Inclusion Complex of β-cyclodextrin and Azomethine

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    Sambasevam, Kavirajaa Pandian; Mohamad, Sharifah; Sarih, Norazilawati Muhamad; Ismail, Nor Atiqah

    2013-01-01

    A β-cyclodextrin (β-Cyd) inclusion complex containing azomethine as a guest was prepared by kneading method with aliquot addition of ethanol. The product was characterized by Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectrometer, 1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (1H NMR) and Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA), which proves the formation of the inclusion complex where the benzyl part of azomethine has been encapsulated by the hydrophobic cavity of β-Cyd. The interaction of β-Cyd and azomethine was also analyzed by means of spectrometry by UV-Vis spectrophotometer to determine the formation constant. The formation constant was calculated by using a modified Benesi-Hildebrand equation at 25 °C. The apparent formation constant obtained was 1.29 × 104 L/mol. Besides that, the stoichiometry ratio was also determined to be 1:1 for the inclusion complex of β-Cyd with azomethine. PMID:23434664

  6. Physicochemical study and characterization of the trimethoprim/2-hydroxypropyl-γ-cyclodextrin inclusion complex

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    Macedo, Osmir F. L.; Andrade, George R. S.; Conegero, Leila S.; Barreto, Ledjane S.; Costa, Nivan B., Jr.; Gimenez, Iara F.; Almeida, Luis E.; Kubota, Daniela

    2012-02-01

    Here we report the preparation of a trimethoprim/2-hydroxypropyl-γ-cyclodextrin inclusion complex along with a physicochemical study, structural characterization, and molecular modeling of the complex. As main results, we observed from phase-solubility studies at two temperatures (20 °C and 35 °C) that the association constants decrease with increasing temperature. Values for K1:1 constant were of the same magnitude order of those found for the parent γ-CD. The inclusion orientation as evidenced by ROESY measurements involves the inclusion of the 3,4,5-trimethoxybenzyl ring in the CD cavity from the larger rim. This is in agreement with semiempirical molecular modeling calculation.

  7. Stabilization of thymopentin and preservation of its pharmacological properties by 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Brown, N D; Butler, D L; Chiang, P K

    1993-07-01

    Thymopentin prepared in 5, 15, and 20% 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPCD) was able to inhibit guinea-pig ileum contraction stimulated by anatoxin-a (3 x 10(-6) M) after fourteen months of storage at room temperature. Thus, in contrast to the instability of thymopentin prepared without HPCD, the pharmacological activity was retained and could be stored in a ready-to-use solution for extended periods without refrigeration.

  8. Dissolution behavior of β-cyclodextrin molecular inclusion complexes of aceclofenac

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    Dua, Kamal; Pabreja, Kavita; Ramana, M. V.; Lather, Vinny

    2011-01-01

    The objective of the present investigation was to study the effect of β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) on the in vitro dissolution of aceclofenac (AF) from molecular inclusion complexes. Aceclofenac molecular inclusion complexes in 1:1 and 1:2 M ratio were prepared using a kneading method. The in vitro dissolution of pure drug, physical mixtures, and cyclodextrin inclusion complexes was carried out. Molecular inclusion complexes of AF with β-CD showed a considerable increase in the dissolution rate in comparison with the physical mixture and pure drug in 0.1 N HCl, pH 1.2, and phosphate buffer, pH 7.4. Inclusion complexes with a 1:2 M ratio showed the maximum dissolution rate in comparison to other ratios. Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and differential scanning calorimetry studies indicated no interaction between AF and β-CD in complexes in solid state. Molecular modeling results indicated the relative energetic stability of the β-CD dimer-AF complex as compared to β-CD monomer-AF. Dissolution enhancement was attributed to the formation of water soluble inclusion complexes with β-CD. The in vitro release from all the formulations was best described by first-order kinetics (R2 = 0.9826 and 0.9938 in 0.1 N HCl and phosphate buffer, respectively) followed by the Higuchi release model (R2 = 0.9542 and 0.9686 in 0.1 N HCl and phosphate buffer, respectively). In conclusion, the dissolution of AF can be enhanced by the use of a hydrophilic carrier like β-CD. PMID:21966164

  9. "Back to the Future": A New Look at Hydroxypropyl Beta-Cyclodextrins.

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    Malanga, Milo; Szemán, Julianna; Fenyvesi, Éva; Puskás, István; Csabai, Katalin; Gyémánt, Gyöngyi; Fenyvesi, Ferenc; Szente, Lajos

    2016-09-01

    Since the discovery about 30 years ago (2-hydroxypropyl) beta-cyclodextrin, a highly soluble derivative of beta-cyclodextrin, has become an approved excipient of drug formulations included both in the United States and European Pharmacopoeias. It is recommended to use as solubilizer and stabilizer for oral and parenteral formulations. Recently, its pharmacological activity has been recognized in various diseases. The increasing applications require a closer look to the structure-activity relationship. As (2-hydroxypropyl) beta-cyclodextrin (HPBCD) is always a mixture of isomers with various degrees and pattern of hydroxypropylation, no wonder that the products of different manufacturers are often different. Several HPBCDs were compared applying a battery of analytical tools including thin layer chromatography, high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), HPLC-mass spectrometry (MS), and matrix-assisted laser desorption MS. We studied how the average degree of substitution affects the aggregation behavior, the toxicity, and the solubilizing effect on poorly soluble drugs. We found that the products with low average degree of substitution are more prone to aggregation. The samples studied are nontoxic to Caco-2 cells and have low hemolytic activity. The solubility enhancement of poorly soluble drugs decreases or increases with increasing degree of substitution or shows a maximum curve depending on the properties of the guest.

  10. Conformation for a beta-cyclodextrin monosubstituted with a cyclic dipeptide.

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    Di Blasio, B; Pavone, V; Nastri, F; Isernia, C; Saviano, M; Pedone, C; Cucinotta, V; Impellizzeri, G; Rizzarelli, E; Vecchio, G

    1992-01-01

    The structural characterization of a beta-cyclodextrin monosubstituted with the peptide cyclo(L-His-L-Leu) is reported. This work provides an x-ray example of a covalently bound group that folds in such a way that the terminal apolar side chain is retained in the hydrophobic interior of the cone-shaped cyclodextrin cavity. 6-Deoxy-6-cyclo(L-histidyl-L-leucyl)-beta-cyclodextrin crystallizes in the space group P1 with cell dimensions a = 14.728(8) A, b = 15.084(7) A, c = 18.182(10) A, alpha = 94.36(6) degrees, beta = 95.81(5) degrees, gamma = 116.08(9) degrees; overall isotropic agreement R = 10.6% for 5703 observed reflections (Fo greater than 3 sigma). The molecular structure consists of two independent molecules with the formula C54H86N4O36.7.25H2O. Each molecule assumes a "sleeping swan"-like overall shape with the hydrophobic leucine side chain inserted inside the cavity of the macrocycle. The two independent units give rise to a head-to-tail dimer linked by hydrogen bonds occurring between primary and secondary hydroxyl groups of the two monomers. The packing of the dimers produces cavities containing water molecules. There are infinite hydrophilic channels running in the crystal, which is similar to what is found in the structures of cyclic peptides. PMID:1496014

  11. Melarsoprol Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complexes as Promising Oral Candidates for the Treatment of Human African Trypanosomiasis

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    Gibaud, Stéphane; Bradley, Barbara; McCabe, Christopher; Barrett, Michael P.; Gettinby, George; Kennedy, Peter G. E.

    2011-01-01

    Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), or sleeping sickness, results from infection with the protozoan parasites Trypanosoma brucei (T.b.) gambiense or T.b.rhodesiense and is invariably fatal if untreated. There are 60 million people at risk from the disease throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The infection progresses from the haemolymphatic stage where parasites invade the blood, lymphatics and peripheral organs, to the late encephalitic stage where they enter the central nervous system (CNS) to cause serious neurological disease. The trivalent arsenical drug melarsoprol (Arsobal) is the only currently available treatment for CNS-stage T.b.rhodesiense infection. However, it must be administered intravenously due to the presence of propylene glycol solvent and is associated with numerous adverse reactions. A severe post-treatment reactive encephalopathy occurs in about 10% of treated patients, half of whom die. Thus melarsoprol kills 5% of all patients receiving it. Cyclodextrins have been used to improve the solubility and reduce the toxicity of a wide variety of drugs. We therefore investigated two melarsoprol cyclodextrin inclusion complexes; melarsoprol hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin and melarsoprol randomly-methylated-β-cyclodextrin. We found that these compounds retain trypanocidal properties in vitro and cure CNS-stage murine infections when delivered orally, once per day for 7-days, at a dosage of 0.05 mmol/kg. No overt signs of toxicity were detected. Parasite load within the brain was rapidly reduced following treatment onset and magnetic resonance imaging showed restoration of normal blood-brain barrier integrity on completion of chemotherapy. These findings strongly suggest that complexed melarsoprol could be employed as an oral treatment for CNS-stage HAT, delivering considerable improvements over current parenteral chemotherapy. PMID:21909447

  12. Melarsoprol cyclodextrin inclusion complexes as promising oral candidates for the treatment of human African trypanosomiasis.

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    Rodgers, Jean; Jones, Amy; Gibaud, Stéphane; Bradley, Barbara; McCabe, Christopher; Barrett, Michael P; Gettinby, George; Kennedy, Peter G E

    2011-09-01

    Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), or sleeping sickness, results from infection with the protozoan parasites Trypanosoma brucei (T. b.) gambiense or T. b. rhodesiense and is invariably fatal if untreated. There are 60 million people at risk from the disease throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The infection progresses from the haemolymphatic stage where parasites invade the blood, lymphatics and peripheral organs, to the late encephalitic stage where they enter the central nervous system (CNS) to cause serious neurological disease. The trivalent arsenical drug melarsoprol (Arsobal) is the only currently available treatment for CNS-stage T. b. rhodesiense infection. However, it must be administered intravenously due to the presence of propylene glycol solvent and is associated with numerous adverse reactions. A severe post-treatment reactive encephalopathy occurs in about 10% of treated patients, half of whom die. Thus melarsoprol kills 5% of all patients receiving it. Cyclodextrins have been used to improve the solubility and reduce the toxicity of a wide variety of drugs. We therefore investigated two melarsoprol cyclodextrin inclusion complexes; melarsoprol hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin and melarsoprol randomly-methylated-β-cyclodextrin. We found that these compounds retain trypanocidal properties in vitro and cure CNS-stage murine infections when delivered orally, once per day for 7-days, at a dosage of 0.05 mmol/kg. No overt signs of toxicity were detected. Parasite load within the brain was rapidly reduced following treatment onset and magnetic resonance imaging showed restoration of normal blood-brain barrier integrity on completion of chemotherapy. These findings strongly suggest that complexed melarsoprol could be employed as an oral treatment for CNS-stage HAT, delivering considerable improvements over current parenteral chemotherapy.

  13. Influence of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin on photo-induced free radical production by the sunscreen agent, butyl-methoxydibenzoylmethane.

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    Scalia, Santo; Simeoni, Silvia; Barbieri, Andrea; Sostero, Silvana

    2002-11-01

    The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CD) on the photo-induced production of free radicals by the sunscreen agent, butyl-methoxydibenzoylmethane (BMDBM). Spin-trapping/electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy was used to evaluate the formation of radicals and the extent of BMDBM photodegradation was measured by high-performance liquid chromatography. The stable 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl, nitroxide radical (TEMPO) was used as spin-trap. Any free radicals generated during irradiation of the sunscreen agent will couple with the TEMPO radicals giving diamagnetic species and thus a decrease of the signal intensity in the electron paramagnetic resonance spectrum. Following 2-h illumination with simulated sunlight, the solution containing free BMDBM exhibited a 93.9% decrease of the intensity of the TEMPO signal. Under the same irradiation conditions, only a 12.2% reduction of the TEMPO concentration was measured in the sample containing BMDBM complexed with HP-beta-CD. Moreover, the decrease of the spin-trap level observed for the HP-beta-CD/BMDBM complex was not significantly different from that produced when solutions containing TEMPO only or TEMPO in the presence of HP-beta-CD alone were subjected to irradiation. In addition, the photodegradation of the sunscreen agent was reduced by complexation with HP-beta-CD (the extent of degradation was 27.6% for the complex compared with 63.1% for free BMDBM). The results obtained indicate that the free radicals generated by BMDBM when exposed to simulated sunlight are effectively scavenged by inclusion complexation of the sunscreen agent with HP-beta-CD.

  14. Design of Safer Flame Retardant Textiles through Inclusion Complex Formation with Cyclodextrins: A Combined Experimental and Modeling Study

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    Zhang, Nanshan

    Triphenyl phosphate (TPP) is widely used as a phosphorus flame retardant. It is also one component of a commercial flame retardant mixture known as Firemaster 550. TPP is likely to be released into the environment due to its high volatility and has been detected at a concentration as high as 47,000 ng/m3 in air. Recent studies have also indicated that FRs like TPP could contribute to obesity and osteoporosis in humans. Cyclodextrins (CDs) are enzymatic degradation products of starch and consist of several (alpha-1,4)-linked alpha-Dglucopyranose units. CDs own a hydrophilic outside and a hydrophobic inner cavity, which enables the formation of non-covalently bonded cyclodextrin inclusion complexes (CD-ICs) with a vast array of molecules. We hypothesize that the formation of inclusion complexes between TPP and cyclodextrins will reduce its exposure yet also retain flame retarding properties of TPP, since the formation of FR-CD-ICs is expected to eliminate unnecessary loss of FRs, especially volatile FR compounds like TPP, and release them only during a fire when they are actually needed. After creating the TPP-beta-CD-IC, we applied it to polyethylene terephthalate (PET) films by a hot press technique. Flame tests indicated TPP-beta-CD-IC exhibited flame resistant performance matching that of neat TPP, even though much less TPP was contained in its beta-CD-IC. Incorporation of FRs and other chemical additives into textile substrates in the form of their crystalline CD-ICs is a promising way to reduce the exposure of hazardous chemicals to humans and to our environment while not impacting their efficacy. Two other parent CDs (alpha-CD and gamma-CD) were applied and their abilities to form ICs with guest TPP were studied. Results from a series of characterization methods, including FTIR, DSC, TGA, XRD and NMR indicated the successful synthesis of TPP-gamma-CD-IC via two routes. However, alpha-CD appears unable to form an IC with TPP, which is likely attributable to a

  15. Immobilization of molecular tubes on self-assembled monolayers of β-cyclodextrin and dodecanethiol inclusion complexes

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    Samitsu, Sadaki; Shimomura, Takeshi; Ito, Kohzo; Hara, Masahiko

    2004-10-01

    A molecular tube (MT) is a tubular macromolecule formed by the one-dimensional linkage of α-cyclodextrins and exhibits molecular recognition for selecting the diameter of a polymer chain. In this letter, we immobilized MTs on a self-assembled monolayers (SAM) of inclusion complexes (DDT-CD) between dodecanethiol (DDT) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD). The DDT-CD inclusion complexes formed uniform self-assembled monolayers on gold. We confirmed that the MTs were immobilized on the DDT-CD SAM using dynamic contact angle measurements, surface-plasmon resonance (SPR), and scanning probe microscopy (SPM).

  16. Spectroscopic study on the inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin with selected metabolites of catecholamines

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    Korytkowska-Wałach, Anna; Dubrawska, Beata; Śmiga-Matuszowicz, Monika; Bieg, Tadeusz

    2017-01-01

    Inclusion complexes formed between β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) and metabolites of catecholamines, i.e. vanillylmandelic acid (VMA), homovanillic acid (HVA) as well as vanillin (VA) were studied using NMR spectroscopy. Due to the importance of these compounds for the diagnosis tumours of the sympathoadrenal system, hydrogels containing β-CD moieties for enhancing entrapping metabolites of catecholamine from aqueous solutions are located in the area of our interest. Stoichiometry and association constants of the complexes of β-CD with VMA, HVA and VA respectively were determined by using continuous variation and 1H NMR titration methods. Significant discrepancies were pointed out depending on used referencing method. In this study water solution of 3-(trimethylsilyl)propionic-2,2,3,3-d4 acid sodium salt as an external reference was used to avoid errors in the determination of association constants. β-CD formed the most stable complexes with VA and HVA molecules whilst smallest value of association constant was determined for the VMA/β-CD complex. Two-dimensional rotating-frame Overhauser effect spectroscopy (2D ROESY) allowed to establish definite information on the molecular structures of the complexes formed. Geometry of the latter was proposed basing on contour plots of the 2D ROESY spectra, which also indicated two possibilities of complexed molecule arrangement into β-cyclodextrin interior. The values of determined association constants are in good agreement with postulated geometry of the complexes. Value of association constant determined for inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin with homovanillic acid an vanillin indicates the strongest binding of molecules among investigated complexes, so it was finally concluded that β-CD moiety introduced into hydrogel network could be effective for homovanillic acid and vanillin entrapping.

  17. Photochemical and computational studies of inclusion complexes between β-cyclodextrin and 1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinones.

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    Mohandoss, Sonaimuthu; Stalin, Thambusamy

    2017-04-12

    The formation of an inclusion complex between 1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinones (1,2-DHAQ) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) has been studied by UV-visible, fluorescence spectroscopy and electrochemical methods. The stoichiometric ratio of the inclusion complex was found to be 1 : 1 and the binding constant was evaluated using the Benesi-Hildebrand equation. The peak currents (Ipa and Ipc) change drastically with increasing β-CD concentration and the peak potentials (Epa and Epc) shifted. A mechanism is proposed to explain the inclusion process. A stable solid inclusion complex was prepared using a co-precipitation method and it is characterized by FT-IR, XRD, DSC, SEM, and (1)H NMR that confirmed the formation of the inclusion complex. The β-CD and 1,2-DHAQ inclusion complex obtained by molecular docking studies is in good correlation with the results obtained through experimental methods using PatchDock and FireDock servers. The virtual study of the energetically favorable complex was carried out by PM3 calculations and molecular orbital energy studies suggest that orientation A is more favourable than orientation B.

  18. Computer simulation of reactions in beta-cyclodextrin molecular reactors: transition state recognition.

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    Yeguas, Violeta; López, Ramón; Lambert, Alexandrine; Monard, Gérald; Ruiz-López, Manuel F

    2010-10-07

    Cyclodextrins have attracted much interest in recent years because of their potential use as molecular reactors allowing organic reactions in aqueous solution. To better understand their effect on reaction mechanisms, we have carried out a computational study of a prototypical process (neutral ester hydrolysis) in a beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD). Two models have been used for the reactor. The first and simpler one assumes that the medium can be described by a polarizable dielectric continuum. The second one takes into account the discrete nature of the beta-CD and water molecules thanks to a computational approach that combines the use of Quantum Mechanics, Molecular Mechanics and Molecular Dynamics techniques. We focus on neutral pH processes for which either acceleration or inhibition has experimentally been observed depending on ester derivatives. Our calculations rationalize such observations by showing that the two reaction mechanisms usually invoked for hydrolysis, stepwise (involving two transitions states with formation of a -C(OH)(2)OR tetrahedral intermediate) and concerted, undergo opposite effects in the beta-CD environment. The results highlight the role played by molecular shape recognition. Thus, in spite of a higher polarity exhibited by the three transition states with respect to the reactants, the interactions with the beta-CD cavity may either increase or decrease the activation barrier due to different 3D-arrangements of the chemical structures.

  19. Improved Pharmacokinetics of Aceclofenac Immediate Release Tablets Incorporating its Inclusion Complex with Hydroxypropyl-β-Cyclodextrin.

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    Dahiya, Sunita; Kaushik, Atul; Pathak, Kamla

    2015-01-01

    The present investigation reports the various pharmacokinetic parameters of immediate release aceclofenac tablets incorporating its inclusion complex with hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin. The tablets were prepared using aceclofenac: hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin in a 1:1 molar ratio by the direct compression method (TKN). The results were compared with those of the marketed brand (MKT) and pure drug (TAC). The P-values indicated that mean plasma concentrations were significantly different among all three formulations administered (P<0.05, P<0.01). TKN showed significantly higher plasma levels when compared to the pure drug (P<0.01). The Cmax and AUC(0-∞) of TKN were significantly higher (P<0.05) compared to the pure drug and marketed formulation. Furthermore, the first-order overall elimination rate constant (Kel) of TKN was also significantly higher (P<0.05) compared to the pure drug and its marketed formulation. These results suggested that tablets prepared by incorporating the AC-HPβCD inclusion complex (TKN) would provide a more rapid onset of pharmacological effects in comparison to the marketed formulation and pure drug.

  20. Electrospinning of functional poly(methyl methacrylate) nanofibers containing cyclodextrin-menthol inclusion complexes

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    Uyar, Tamer; Nur, Yusuf; Hacaloglu, Jale; Besenbacher, Flemming

    2009-03-01

    Electrospinning of nanofibers with cyclodextrin inclusion complexes (CD-ICs) is particularly attractive since distinct properties can be obtained by combining the nanofibers with specific functions of the CD-ICs. Here we report on the electrospinning of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) nanofibers containing cyclodextrin-menthol inclusion complexes (CD-menthol-ICs). These CD-menthol-IC functionalized nanofibers were developed with the purpose of producing functional nanofibers that contain fragrances/flavors with high temperature stability, and menthol was used as a model fragrance/flavor material. The PMMA nanofibers were electrospun with CD-menthol-ICs using three type of CD: α-CD, β-CD, and γ-CD. Direct pyrolysis mass spectrometry (DP-MS) studies showed that the thermal evaporation of menthol occurred over a very high and a broad temperature range (100-355 °C) for PMMA/CDmenthol-IC nanowebs, demonstrating the complexation of menthol with the CD cavity and its high temperature stability. Furthermore, as the size of CD cavity increased in the order α-CD<β-CD<γ-CD, the thermal evolution of menthol shifted to higher temperatures, suggesting that the strength of interaction between menthol and the CD cavity is in the order γ-CD>β-CD>α-CD.

  1. Inclusion complex thermodynamics: The β-cyclodextrin and sertraline complex example.

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    Lopes, Juliana Fedoce; Nascimento, Clebio S; Anconi, Cleber P A; Dos Santos, Hélio F; De Almeida, Wagner B

    2015-11-01

    Thermodynamic properties for β-cyclodextrin-Sertraline inclusion process was calculated at the density functional theory (DFT) level using the PBE0 functional with 6-31G(d,p), 6-31++G(d,p) and 6-311++G(2df,p) basis sets. Electron correlation was evaluated through Møller-Plesset second-order perturbation theory (MP2). The standard statistical thermodynamic approach was used to assess the entropic contribution to the Gibbs free energy value. According to our results, inclusion of hydration waters to describe the reactants and products in the complex formation reaction model is crucial in order to reproduce the experimental data and seems very coherent with basics thermodynamics yielding good agreement with experiment.

  2. NMR Study on the Inclusion Complexes of β-Cyclodextrin with Isoflavones.

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    Zhao, Rui; Sandström, Corine; Zhang, Haiyang; Tan, Tianwei

    2016-03-28

    The structure of the inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) with daidzein and daidzin in D2O were investigated using NMR spectroscopy. For the β-CD and daidzein system, two types of 1:1 complexes were formed with the daidzein deeply inserted into the CD cavity with different orientations. For the β-CD/daidzin system, a 1:1 complex was formed with the flavonoid part of daidzin entering the CD cavity from the wide rim. The inclusion complexes determined by NMR were constructed using molecular docking. Furthermore, the mixture of puerarin, daidzein and daidzin, which are the major isoflavonoid components present in Radix puerariae, was analyzed by diffusion-ordered spectroscopy (DOSY) alone and upon addition of β-CD in order to mimic chromatographic conditions and compare their binding affinities.

  3. Study of inclusion complex of β-cyclodextrin and diphenylamine: photophysical and electrochemical behaviors.

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    Srinivasan, K; Kayalvizhi, K; Sivakumar, K; Stalin, T

    2011-06-01

    The photophysical, electrochemical and photoprototropic behaviors of diphenylamine (DPA) in aqueous β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) solution have been investigated using absorption spectroscopy and cyclic voltammetric techniques. Absorption of the neutral and cationic form of DPA is enhanced due to the formation of a 1:1 complex with β-CD. The formation of this complex has been confirmed by Benesi-Hildebrand plot and docking studies by RasMol tool methods. The solid complex of β-CD with DPA is investigated by FT-IR, XRD and AFM methods. The thermodynamic parameters (ΔG, ΔH and ΔS) of inclusion process are also determined. The pK(a) values of neutral-monocation equilibria have been determined with absorption (conjugate acid-base) titrations. A mechanism is proposed to explain the inclusion process. Copyright © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  4. Functional properties of cholesterol-removed whipping cream treated by beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Shim, S Y; Ahn, J; Kwak, H S

    2003-09-01

    The present study was carried out to examine the changes in functional properties of cholesterol-removed whipping cream by beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) treatment. The cholesterol removal rate reached over 90% in cream before whipping in all conditions (different stirring time and speed) applied. The apparent viscosity of beta-CD treated cream after whipping increased with increased stirring time and speed. Comparatively, the overrun percentage reached to 150%, and foam instability was measured as 2.5 ml deformed cream with lower stirring time (10 min) and speed (400 rpm). The thiobarbituric acid value of cholesterol-removed whipping cream increased from 0.08 to 0.14 stored at 4 degrees C during 4 wk; however, no difference was found compared with that of control. Above results indicated that beta-CD treatment process for cholesterol removal did not show a profound adverse effect on functional properties of cream after whipping.

  5. Simple and efficient enzymatic transglycosylation of stevioside by beta-cyclodextrin glucanotransferase from Bacillus firmus.

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    Jaitak, V; Kaul, V Kumar; Bandna; Kumar, N; Singh, B; Savergave, L S; Jogdand, V V; Nene, S

    2009-09-01

    Stevioside was subjected to 1,4-intermolecular transglycosylation using beta-cyclodextrin glucanotransferase (beta-CGtase) produced from an alkalophilic strain of Bacillus firmus. The reaction was carried out by traditional, ultrasound-assisted and microwave-assisted techniques. Reaction under microwave conditions was faster and was completed in 1 min yielding two 1,4 transglycosylated products, 4'-O-alpha-D: -glycosyl stevioside (I) and 4''-O-alpha-D: -maltosyl stevioside (II) in 66% and 24%, respectively. The optimum transglycosylation occurred by using stevioside (1.24 mmol), beta-CD (1.76 mmol) and beta-CGtase (2 U/g) under microwave assisted reaction (MAR) in 5 ml sodium phosphate buffer (pH 7) at 50 degrees C and 80 W power. MAR is therefore potentially a useful and economical method for faster transglycosylation of stevioside.

  6. Isosteric heats of sorption of 1-naphthol and phenol from aqueous solutions by beta-cyclodextrin polymers.

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    García-Zubiri, Iñigo X; González-Gaitano, Gustavo; Isasi, José Ramón

    2007-03-01

    The sorption of phenol and 1-naphthol from aqueous solutions by beta-cyclodextrin polymers has been analyzed using the isosteric heat approach. This has proven to be a useful tool for comparing the interactions between the sorbents and the sorbates. With the purpose of ascertaining the role of the cyclodextrin cavities and the crosslinking network in the sorption process, analogous sucrose polymers have been prepared using the same crosslinking reagents (epichlorohydrin, succinyl chloride, 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate, and toluene-2,4-diisocyanate). The two studied sorbates, phenol and 1-naphthol, also show important differences in their affinities for the cyclodextrin cavities and the crosslinking networks.

  7. Assembly of beta-cyclodextrin with 3S-tetrahydro-beta-carboline-3-carboxylic acid and self-assembly of 6-(3'S-carboline-3'-carboxylaminoethylamino)-6-deoxy-beta-cyclodextrin: approaches to enhance anti-oxidation stability and anti-thrombotic potency.

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    Li, Li; Cui, Guohui; Zhao, Ming; Wang, Yuji; Wang, Hong; Li, Wei; Peng, Shiqi

    2008-09-25

    3 S-1,2,3,4-Tetrahydro-beta-carboline-3-carboxylic acid (THCA) isolated from Bulbus allii macrostemi was identified as the active antiplatelet aggregation ingredient. However, the very poor water solubility and the shortcoming of being oxidized easily in vivo seriously limit the clinical application of THCA. In the present study, two strategies were used to reduce this tendency. First, the inclusion complex of THCA with beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) was prepared. Spectral studies identified that the inclusion complex (beta-CD1,2/THCA) was in equilibrium between beta-CD/THCA and beta-CD2/THCA, and the proportion of two isomers was beta-CD concentration dependent; it was 89% vs 11% in our study. The oxidation of both THCA and beta-CD1,2/THCA by H2O2 followed first-order kinetics, and 35% of THCA and 33% of beta-CD1,2/THCA were oxidized during the monitoring period. In vitro antiplatelet aggregation and in vivo oral administration antithrombotic activity of THCA was largely increased via inclusion complexation with beta-CD. Second, a novel conjugate 6-(3' S-carboline-3'-carboxyamino-ethylamino)-6-deoxy-beta-CD (5-monomer) was prepared. Spectral characterizations demonstrated that 5-monomer was able to self-assemble into 5-dimer, which was coexisting with the monomer with a ratio of 79% vs 21% in solution. The in vitro oxidation of 5-monomer/5-dimer by H2O2 did not occur during the monitoring period. The in vitro antiplatelet aggregation and in vivo antithrombotic assays of 5-monomer /5-dimer demonstrated that the bioactivity of THCA was remarkably increased via conjugation with 6-ethylamino-6-deoxy-beta-CD and produced greater in vitro and in vivo effectiveness than that of the inclusion complex beta-CD1,2/THCA at the same dose. The significant improvement of the bioactivity and stability of THCA indicates that inclusion complexation and conjugation with beta-CD provide promising approaches to improve the practical use of THCA in clinical applications.

  8. Correlation of the solubility of several aromatics and terpenes in aqueous hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin with steric and hydrophobicity parameters.

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    Demian, B A

    2000-10-06

    The solubility isotherms of nineteen aromatics and terpenes in aqueous hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin were determined to be straight lines. This is explained by the host-guest complexation which is characteristic for the whole class of cyclodextrins and derivatives. The slopes of the solubility isotherms correlate with Sterimol L and log P(ow) as descriptors of the steric fit and hydrophobicity match, in accord with the qualitative representation of the phenomenon.

  9. Carbonaceous nanofiber membrane functionalized by beta-cyclodextrins for molecular filtration.

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    Chen, Ping; Liang, Hai-Wei; Lv, Xiao-Han; Zhu, Hai-Zhou; Yao, Hong-Bin; Yu, Shu-Hong

    2011-07-26

    In this paper, we report the fabrication of carbonaceous nanofiber (CNF) membranes functionalized by beta-cyclodextrins (CNF-β-CD membrane) and their application for molecular filtration. The chemically synthesized carbonaceous nanofibers were first functionalized by β-CD, and the free-standing CNF membrane can be prepared by a simple filtration process. The membrane shows a remarkable capability to function as an ideal molecular filter through complexation of phenolphthalein molecules with the cyclodextrin molecules grafted on the CNFs. As a typical dye pollutant, fuchsin acid can also be effectively removed from the solution through such a membrane. Engineering the surface of this carbonaceous nanofiber membrane may allow it to be used for other applications such as chiral separation and drug delivery.

  10. Inclusion of Paracetamol into β-cyclodextrin nanocavities in solution and in the solid state

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    El-Kemary, Maged; Sobhy, Saffaa; El-Daly, Samy; Abdel-Shafi, Ayman

    2011-09-01

    We report on steady-state UV-visible absorption and emission characteristics of Paracetamol, drug used as antipyretic agent, in water and within cyclodextrins (CDs): β-CD, 2-hydroxypropyl- β-CD (HP- β-CD) and 2,6-dimethyl- β-CD (Me- β-CD). The results reveal that Paracetamol forms a 1:1 inclusion complex with CD. Upon encapsulation, the emission intensity enhances, indicating a confinement effect of the nanocages on the photophysical behavior of the drug. Due to its methyl groups, the Me- β-CD shows the largest effect for the drug. The observed binding constant showing the following trend: Me- β-CD > HP- β-CD > β-CD. The less complexing effectiveness of HP- β-CD is due to the steric effect of the hydroxypropyl-substituents, which can hamper the inclusion of the guest molecules. The solid state inclusion complex was prepared by co-precipitation method and its characterization was investigated by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, 1H NMR and X-ray diffractometry. These approaches indicated that Paracetamol was able to form an inclusion complex with CDs, and the inclusion compounds exhibited different spectroscopic features and properties from Paracetamol.

  11. Study to explore the mechanism to form inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin with vitamin molecules

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    Saha, Subhadeep; Roy, Aditi; Roy, Kanak; Roy, Mahendra Nath

    2016-10-01

    Host–guest inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin with two vitamins viz., nicotinic acid and ascorbic acid in aqueous medium have been explored by reliable spectroscopic, physicochemical and calorimetric methods as stabilizer, carrier and regulatory releaser of the guest molecules. Job’s plots have been drawn by UV-visible spectroscopy to confirm the 1:1 stoichiometry of the host-guest assembly. Stereo-chemical nature of the inclusion complexes has been explained by 2D NMR spectroscopy. Surface tension and conductivity studies further support the inclusion process. Association constants for the vitamin-β-CD inclusion complexes have been calculated by UV-visible spectroscopy using both Benesi–Hildebrand method and non-linear programme, while the thermodynamic parameters have been estimated with the help of van’t Hoff equation. Isothermal titration calorimetric studies have been performed to determine the stoichiometry, association constant and thermodynamic parameters with high accuracy. The outcomes reveal that there is a drop in ΔSo, which is overcome by higher negative value of ΔHo, making the overall inclusion process thermodynamically favorable. The association constant is found to be higher for ascorbic acid than that for nicotinic acid, which has been explained on the basis of their molecular structures.

  12. Carotenoids and β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes: Raman spectroscopy and theoretical investigation.

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    de Oliveira, Vanessa E; Almeida, Eduardo W C; Castro, Harlem V; Edwards, Howell G M; Dos Santos, Hélio F; de Oliveira, Luiz Fernando C

    2011-08-04

    In the present study, the inclusion processes of β-carotene, astaxanthin, lycopene, and norbixin (NOR) into the β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) cavity were investigated by means of Raman spectroscopy and quantum mechanics calculations. The Raman ν(1) band assigned to C═C stretching was sensitive to the host-guest interaction and in general undergoes a blue shift (3-13 cm(-1)) after inclusion takes place, which is the consequence of the localization of single and double bonds. This is supported by the molecular modeling prediction, which inclusion complexes show the ν(1) band blue shifted by 1-8 cm(-1). The calculated complexation energies was small for most of derivatives and was found to be -11.1 kcal mol(-1) for inclusion of AST and +0.27 kcal mol(-1) for NOR. The stability order was qualitatively correlated to topological parameters accounting for the opening angle of the chain. This means that after inclusion the guest molecules assume a slightly more extended conformation, which enhances the host-guest contact, improving the interaction energy. The results discussed here clearly demonstrate the matrix effect on the carotenes' spectroscopic profile and should contribute to fully characterize the raw samples. © 2011 American Chemical Society

  13. Study to explore the mechanism to form inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin with vitamin molecules

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    Saha, Subhadeep; Roy, Aditi; Roy, Kanak; Roy, Mahendra Nath

    2016-01-01

    Host–guest inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin with two vitamins viz., nicotinic acid and ascorbic acid in aqueous medium have been explored by reliable spectroscopic, physicochemical and calorimetric methods as stabilizer, carrier and regulatory releaser of the guest molecules. Job’s plots have been drawn by UV-visible spectroscopy to confirm the 1:1 stoichiometry of the host-guest assembly. Stereo-chemical nature of the inclusion complexes has been explained by 2D NMR spectroscopy. Surface tension and conductivity studies further support the inclusion process. Association constants for the vitamin-β-CD inclusion complexes have been calculated by UV-visible spectroscopy using both Benesi–Hildebrand method and non-linear programme, while the thermodynamic parameters have been estimated with the help of van’t Hoff equation. Isothermal titration calorimetric studies have been performed to determine the stoichiometry, association constant and thermodynamic parameters with high accuracy. The outcomes reveal that there is a drop in ΔSo, which is overcome by higher negative value of ΔHo, making the overall inclusion process thermodynamically favorable. The association constant is found to be higher for ascorbic acid than that for nicotinic acid, which has been explained on the basis of their molecular structures. PMID:27762346

  14. Study of production and pyrolysis characteristics of sweet orange flavor-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex.

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    Zhu, Guangyong; Xiao, Zuobing; Zhou, Rujun; Zhu, Yalun

    2014-05-25

    Flavor plays an important role and has been widely used in foods. Encapsulation can prevent the loss of volatile aromatic ingredients, provide protection and enhance the stability of the flavor. Kinetic and thermodynamic parameters are helpful in understanding the mechanism of molecular recognition between hosts and guests. This work focused on the study of production of a sweet orange flavor-β-cyclodextrin (CD) inclusion complex, and investigated the combination of flavor and β-CD by thermogravimetric analysis. Pyrolysis characteristics, kinetic and thermodynamic parameters of the flavor-β-CD inclusion complex were determined. The results showed that the flavor-β-CD inclusion complexes can form large aggregates in water. During thermal degradation of blank β-CD and flavor-β-CD inclusion complex, three main stages can be distinguished. The thermogravimetric (TG) curve of blank β-CD shows a leveling-off from room temperature to 250°C, while the TG curve of flavor-β-CD inclusion complex is downward sloping in this temperature range.

  15. Thermodynamic study on the effects of β-cyclodextrin inclusion with berberine

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    Yu, Jun-Sheng; Wei, Fang-Di; Gao, Wei; Zhao, Chang-Chun

    2002-01-01

    The fluorescence enhancement of berberine (Berb) as a result of complex with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) is investigated. The association constants of α-CD and β-CD with Berb are 60 and 137 M -1 at 20 °C in pH 7.20 aqueous solution. Effects of temperature on the forming inclusion complexes of β-CD with Berb have been examined through using fluorescence titration. Enthalpy and entropy values calculated from fluorescence data are -33.7·kJ mol -1 and 74.3 J·mol -1·K -1, respectively. It was found that the dielectric constant of β-CD cavity is about 24 in a rough analogy with absolute alcohol. These results suggest that the extrusion of 'high energy water' molecules from the cavity of β-CD and hydrophobic interaction upon the inclusion complex formation are the main forces of the inclusion reaction. Effect of pH on the association of β-CD with Berb was also studied. Mechanism of the inclusion of β-CD with Berb is further studied by absorption and NMR measurements. Results show that β-CD forms a 1:1 inclusion complex with Berb.

  16. 2,6-Dinitroaniline and β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex properties studied by different analytical methods.

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    Srinivasan, Krishnan; Sivakumar, Krishnamoorthy; Stalin, Thambusamy

    2014-11-26

    The formation of supramolecular host-guest inclusion complex of 2,6-Dinitroaniline (2,6-DNA) with nano-hydrophobic cavity of β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) in solution phase were studied by UV-visible spectrophotometer and electrochemical method (cyclic voltammetry, CV). The prototropic behaviors of 2,6-DNA with and without β-CD and the ground state acidity constant (pKa) of host-guest inclusion complex (2,6-DNA-β-CD) was studied by Spectrophotometrically. The binding constant of inclusion complex at 303 K was calculated using Benesi-Hildebrand plot and thermodynamic parameter (ΔG) were also calculated. The solid inclusion complex formation between β-CD and 2,6-DNA was confirmed by (1)H NMR, FT-IR, XRD and SEM analysis. The β-CD:2,6-DNA inclusion complex obtained by molecular docking studies is in good correlation with the results obtained through experimental methods. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  17. Physico-chemical and Biological Evaluation of Flavonols: Fisetin, Quercetin and Kaempferol Alone and Incorporated in beta Cyclodextrins.

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    Corina, Danciu; Bojin, Florina; Ambrus, Rita; Muntean, Delia; Soica, Codruta; Paunescu, Virgil; Cristea, Mirabela; Pinzaru, Iulia; Dehelean, Cristina

    2017-01-01

    Fisetin,quercetin and kaempferol are among the important representatives of flavonols, biological active phytocomounds, with low water solubility. To evaluate the antimicrobial effect, respectively the antiproliferative and pro apoptotic activity on the B164A5 murine melanoma cell line of pure flavonols and their beta cyclodextrins complexes. Incorporation of fisetin, quercetin and kaempferol in beta cyclodextrins was proved by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), differencial scanning calorimetry (DSC) and X-ray powder diffraction (XRPD). Pure compounds and their complexes were tested for antiproliferative (MTT) and pro-apoptotic activity (Annexin V-PI) on the B164A5 murine melanoma cell line and for the antimicrobial properties (Disk Diffusion Method) on the selected strains. The phytocompounds presented in a different manner in vitro chemopreventive activity against B164A5 murine melanoma cell line and weak antimicrobial effect. The three flavonols: fisetin, quercetin and kaempferol were successfully incorporated in beta-cyclodextrin (BCD) and hydroxylpropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPBCD). Incorporation in beta cyclodextrins had a mix effect on the biological activity conducing to decrease, increase or consistent effect compared to pure phytocompound, depending on the screened process and on the chosen combination. Copyright© Bentham Science Publishers; For any queries, please email at epub@benthamscience.org.

  18. Clonidine complexation with hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin: From physico-chemical characterization to in vivo adjuvant effect in local anesthesia.

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    Braga, M A; Martini, M F; Pickholz, M; Yokaichiya, F; Franco, M K D; Cabeça, L F; Guilherme, V A; Silva, C M G; Limia, C E G; de Paula, E

    2016-02-05

    Clonidine (CND), an alpha-2-adrenergic agonist, is used as an adjuvant with local anesthetics. In this work, we describe the preparation and characterization of an inclusion complex of clonidine in hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD), as revealed by experimental (UV-vis absorption, SEM, X-ray diffraction, DOSY- and ROESY-NMR) and theoretical (molecular dynamics) approaches. CND was found to bind to HP-β-CD (Ka=20M(-1)) in 1:1 stoichiometry. X-ray diffractograms and SEM images provided evidence of inclusion complex formation, which was associated with changes in the diffraction patterns of the pure compounds. NMR experiments revealed changes in the chemical shift of H3HP-β-CD hydrogens (Δ=0.026ppm) that were compatible with the insertion of CND in the hydrophobic cavity of the cyclodextrin. Molecular dynamics simulation with the three CND species that exist at pH 7.4 revealed the formation of intermolecular hydrogen bonds, especially for the neutral imino form of CND, which favored its insertion in the HP-β-CD cavity. In vitro assays revealed that complexation retarded drug diffusion without changing the intrinsic toxicity of clonidine, while in vivo tests in rats showed enhanced sensory blockade after the administration of 0.15% CND, with the effect decreasing in the order: CND:HP-β-CD+bupivacaine>CND+bupivacaine>bupivacaine>CND:HP-β-CD>clonidine. The findings demonstrated the suitability of the complex for use as a drug delivery system for clinical use in antinociceptive procedures, in association with local anesthetics.

  19. Loading antifungal drugs onto silica particles grafted with cyclodextrins by means of inclusion complex formation at the solid surface.

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    Hbaieb, Souhaira; Kalfat, Rafik; Chevalier, Yves

    2012-12-15

    Immobilization of antifungal drugs to solid particles has been addressed in order to limit the skin penetration to the skin surface during topical administration. Antifungal drug griseofulvin has been immobilized at the surface of silica particles by formation of its inclusion complex with β-cyclodextrins grafted to silica. A simple and fast process for loading griseofulvin into the hydrophobic cavity of cyclodextrins at the surface of the solid particles in aqueous suspension has been designed. It allowed the formation of the griseofulvin:cyclodextrin inclusion complex of 1:1 stoichiometry to completion. Grafting β-cyclodextrins to silica surface has been performed in a two-step procedure. The coupling agent 3-amino-propylmethyldiethoxysilane was reacted onto fumed silica particles as a first step. The second step was the reaction of grafted primary amino groups with tosylated β-cyclodextrin that led to β-cyclodextrin grafted silica. Loading griseofulvin onto grafted silica particles have been investigated by IR spectroscopy and by tracking possible crystals of griseofulvin in aqueous suspension by optical and scanning electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction. Successful formation of the inclusion complex at the surface of grafted silica suggested a strong adsorption of griseofulvin by means of heterogeneous nucleation of crystals, followed by inclusion complexation taking place between the partners being in close proximity at the surface of silica particles. The high adsorption capacity of CD-grafted silica for griseofulvin compared to bare silica and amino-grafted silica supports this interpretation. Copyright © 2012 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  20. Characterization of physicochemical properties of naproxen systems with amorphous beta-cyclodextrin-epichlorohydrin polymers.

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    Mura, P; Faucci, M T; Maestrelli, F; Furlanetto, S; Pinzauti, S

    2002-08-01

    Ground mixtures of naproxen with amorphous beta-cyclodextrin-epichlorohydrin soluble (betaCd-EPS) or insoluble cross-linked (betaCd-EPI) polymers were investigated for both solid phase characterization (Differential Scanning Calorimetry, powder X-ray Diffractometry) and dissolution properties (dispersed amount method). The effect of different grinding conditions and of drug-to-carrier ratio was also evaluated. Co-grinding induced a decrease in drug crystallinity to an extent which depended on the grinding time, and was most pronounced for the cross-linked insoluble polymer, particularly in combinations at the lowest drug content. Both cyclodextrin polymers were more effective in improving the naproxen dissolution properties, not only than the parent betaCd but also than hydroxyalkyl-derivatives, and their performance was almost comparable to that of methyl-derivatives, previously found as the best carriers for naproxen. Dissolution efficiencies of naproxen from physical mixtures with betaCd-EPS, thanks to the high water solubility of this Cd-derivative, were up to three times higher than those from the corresponding products with betaCd-EPI. However this difference in their performance became much less evident in co-ground products and tended to progressively diminish with increasing the polymer content in the mixture, according to the better amorphizing power shown by betaCd-EPI during the co-grinding process. The 10/90 (w/w) drug-carrier co-ground products exhibited the best dissolution properties, giving dissolution efficiencies about 30 times higher than that of naproxen alone.

  1. Electronic structure and normal vibrations in (+)-catechin and (-)-epicatechin encapsulated beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Khedkar, Jayshree K; Gobre, Vivekanand V; Pinjari, Rahul V; Gejji, Shridhar P

    2010-07-29

    Host-guest interactions between beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) and flavan-3-Ol enantiomers (guest) namely, (+)-catechin (CA) or (-)-epicatechin (EC), have been analyzed within the framework of density functional theory. Both CA and EC consist of two phenol rings, I and II, and a pyran ring, III, which facilitate a variety of binding patterns with the host, beta-CD. The minimum energy beta-CD-CA complex reveals that ring II of CA interacts with primary hydroxyls of the upper rim and the phenol ring I engenders hydrogen-bonded interactions with secondary hydroxyl from the lower rim of CD. On the other hand, the O-H...O interactions between ring I and primary hydroxyls of beta-CD along with those between one of hydroxyl of ring II and secondary hydroxyl of the host render large stability to the beta-CD-EC complex. Structures of both beta-CD-CA and beta-CD-EC complexes thus obtained are in consonant with those inferred from the experimental NMR data and exhibit distinct features in infrared spectra. The frequency shifts of characteristic vibrations in infrared spectra of these complexes compared to the unbound individual host or guest in its free state have been analyzed with the use of natural bond orbital analyses and combining difference electron density maps with bond critical points in molecular electron density topography.

  2. Electrokinetic movement of hexachlorobenzene in clayed soils enhanced by Tween 80 and beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Yuan, Songhu; Tian, Meng; Lu, Xiaohua

    2006-09-21

    This study describes the comparative behavior of hexachlorobenzene (HCB) contaminated clayed soils in an electrokinetic (EK) system enhanced by Tween 80 and beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD). The pH of the soils was controlled by Na2CO3/NaHCO3 buffer. Negligible HCB movement was observed when NaOH or Na2CO3/NaHCO3 buffer was used as anodic flushing solution. While Tween 80 or beta-CD was introduced to Na2CO3/NaHCO3 buffer, obvious HCB movement was achieved. Although beta-CD led to a less desorption of HCB from kaolin than Tween 80, the removal of HCB with beta-CD was much higher than that with Tween 80 in the EK system. Tween 80 could be sorped by kaolin more than beta-CD, which was responsible for the result. The mechanism of the movement of HCB was proposed as the enhanced desorption of HCB from soil, the dissolving of HCB in the soil pore fluid and the movement of HCB with the electroosmotic flow. Obvious movement of HCB was also observed in the EK treatment of real HCB-contaminated clayed soil enhanced by beta-CD. It is an alternative approach to use facilitating agents such as beta-CD to enhance the EK movement of HCB in the contaminated clayed soils.

  3. Theoretical and Experimental Study of Inclusion Complexes of β-Cyclodextrins with Chalcone and 2',4'-Dihydroxychalcone.

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    Sancho, Matias I; Andujar, Sebastian; Porasso, Rodolfo D; Enriz, Ricardo D

    2016-03-31

    The inclusion complexes formed by chalcone and 2',4'-dihydroxychalcone with β-cyclodextrin have been studied combining experimental (phase solubility diagrams, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy) and molecular modeling (molecular dynamics, quantum mechanics/molecular mechanics calculations) techniques. The formation constants of the complexes were determined at different temperatures, and the thermodynamic parameters of the process were obtained. The inclusion of chalcone in β-cyclodextrin is an exothermic process, while the inclusion of 2',4'-dihydroxychalcone is endothermic. Free energy profiles, derived from umbrella sampling using molecular dynamics simulations, were constructed to analyze the binding affinity and the complexation reaction at a molecular level. Hybrid QM/MM calculations were also employed to obtain a better description of the energetic and structural aspects of the complexes. The intermolecular interactions that stabilize both inclusion complexes were characterized by means of quantum atoms in molecules theory and reduce density gradient method. The calculated interactions were experimentally observed using FTIR.

  4. Inclusion compounds of dibenzylthiourea with hydroxypropylated-cyclodextrins for corrosion protection of carbon steel in acidic medium

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    de Souza, Thais M.; Cordeiro, Renata F. B.; Viana, Gil M.; Aguiar, Lucia C. S.; de Senna, Lilian F.; Malta, Luiz Fernando B.; D'Elia, Eliane

    2016-12-01

    In this work the complexation of the guest molecule (dibenzylthiourea-DBT) with α and β forms of hydroxypropylated cyclodextrins was evaluated in solution and in the solid state by different techniques. It was shown that the inclusion complexes were obtained and the aromatic moieties of DBT are points of interaction in the structure of the guest. The inhibitory action of these inclusion compounds in carbon steel corrosion in acidic medium was evaluated by polarization curves, electrochemical impedance diagrams and weight loss measurements. There is an enhancement of the inhibitory action against the carbon steel corrosion in HCl solution when the DBT was encapsulated in inclusion compounds whereas the alone hydroxypropylated cyclodextrins did not present an inhibitory effect. It was concluded that these inclusion compounds could be a good alternative to introduce molecules with low solubility in aqueous media and still increase their inhibitory action.

  5. Monolayer kinetic model of formation of β-cyclodextrin-β-carotene inclusion complex.

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    Ivanova, Tz; Mircheva, K; Balashev, K; Panaiotov, I; Boury, F

    2015-11-01

    The carotenoids are sensitive molecules and their chemical integrity must be preserved from pro-oxidant elements which could affect and decrease their physiological benefits. The encapsulation based on the inclusion of the carotenoids into cage molecules is a promising approach for preserving over time of the intrinsic properties of the carotenoids. It is well known that cyclic oligosaccharide β-cyclodextrin (CD) as a cage molecule possesses strong inclusion ability to β-carotene (C) and as a result of the hydrophobic interactions forms an inclusion complex. In the present paper a monolayer kinetic model was established with the notion to extract more information about the influence of the molecular structure and organization to the interfacial interactions between the interacting species as well as about the role of the specific areas, which are often underestimated in previously studied dispersed systems. We developed the monolayer kinetic model for the formation of the inclusion CD-C complex by applying an experimental approach for following the kinetics by means of measuring the decrease of the surface area (ΔA) versus time (t) at constant surface pressure (π) and the decrease of surface pressure (π) versus time (t) at constant surface area (A). We also visualized by AFM the state of the monolayers at the initial and end points of the kinetic process. The values for the degree (d) and constant (Ka) of the association were estimated and compared with those from the studies of dispersed systems.

  6. β-Cyclodextrin inclusion complex: preparation, characterization, and its aspirin release in vitro

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    Zhou, Hui-Yun; Jiang, Ling-Juan; Zhang, Yan-Ping; Li, Jun-Bo

    2012-09-01

    In this work, the optimal clathration condition was investigated for the preparation of aspirin-β-cyclodextrin (Asp-β-CD) inclusion complex using design of experiment (DOE) methodology. A 3-level, 3-factor Box-Behnken design with a total of 17 experimental runs was used. The Asp-β-CD inclusion complex was prepared by saturated solution method. The influence on the embedding rate was investigated, including molar ratio of β-CD to Asp, clathration temperature and clathration time, and the optimum values of such three test variables were found to be 0.82, 49°C and 2.0 h, respectively. The embedding rate could be up to 61.19%. The formation of the bonding between -COOH group of Asp and O-H group of β-CD might play an important role in the process of clathration according to FT-IR spectra. Release kinetics of Asp from inclusion complex was studied for the evaluation of drug release mechanism and diffusion coefficients. The results showed that the drug release from matrix occurred through Fickian diffusion mechanism. The cumulative release of Asp reached only 40% over 24 h, so the inclusion complex could potentially be applied as a long-acting delivery system.

  7. Conventional Study on Novel Dicationic Ionic Liquid Inclusion with β-Cyclodextrin

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    Mohamad, Sharifah; Surikumaran, Hemavathy; Raoov, Muggundha; Marimuthu, Tilagam; Chandrasekaram, Kumuthini; Subramaniam, Puvaneswary

    2011-01-01

    This study focuses on the synthesis and characterization of the inclusion complex of β-Cyclodextrin (β-CD) with dicationic ionic liquid, 3,3′-(1,4-Phenylenebis [methylene]) bis(1-methyl-1H-imidazol-3-ium) di(bromide) (PhenmimBr). The inclusion complex was prepared at room temperature utilizing conventional kneading technique. Proton (1H) NMR and 2D (1H–1H) COSY NMR were the primary characterization tools employed to verify the formation of the inclusion complex. COSY spectra showed strong correlations between protons of imidazolium and protons of β-CD which indicates that the imidazolium ring of PhenmimBr has entered the cavity of β-CD. UV absorption indicated that β-CD reacts with PhenmimBr to form a 2:1 β-CD-PhenmimBr complex with an apparent formation constant of 2.61 × 105 mol&−2 L2. Other characterization studies such as UV, FT-IR, XRD, TGA, DSC and SEM studies were also used to further support the formation of the β-CD-PhenmimBr inclusion complex. PMID:22016662

  8. β-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex to Improve Physicochemical Properties of Pipemidic Acid: Characterization and Bioactivity Evaluation

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    Iacovino, Rosa; Rapuano, Filomena; Caso, Jolanda Valentina; Russo, Agostino; Lavorgna, Margherita; Russo, Chiara; Isidori, Marina; Russo, Luigi; Malgieri, Gaetano; Isernia, Carla

    2013-01-01

    The aptitude of cyclodextrins (CDs) to form host-guest complexes has prompted an increase in the development of new drug formulations. In this study, the inclusion complexes of pipemidic acid (HPPA), a therapeutic agent for urinary tract infections, with native β-CD were prepared in solid state by kneading method and confirmed by FT-IR and 1H NMR. The inclusion complex formation was also characterized in aqueous solution at different pH via UV-Vis titration and phase solubility studies obtaining the stability constant. The 1:1 stoichiometry was established by a Job plot and the inclusion mechanism was clarified using docking experiments. Finally, the antibacterial activity of HPPA and its inclusion complex was tested on P. aeruginosa, E. coli and S. aureus to determine the respective EC50s and EC90s. The results showed that the antibacterial activity of HPPA:β-CD against E. coli and S. aureus is higher than that of HPPA. Furthermore, HPPA and HPPA:β-CD, tested on human hepatoblastoma HepG2 and MCF-7 cell lines by MTT assay, exhibited, for the first time, antitumor activities, and the complex revealed a higher activity than that of HPPA. The use of β-CD allows an increase in the aqueous solubility of the drug, its bioavailability and then its bioactivity. PMID:23799358

  9. Preparation, Characterization and Pharmacokinetic Study of Xiangfu Siwu Decoction Essential Oil/β-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex.

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    Xi, Junzuan; Qian, Dawei; Duan, Jinao; Liu, Pei; Zhu, Zhenhua; Guo, Jianming; Zhang, Yang; Pan, Ying

    2015-06-10

    Xiang-Fu-Si-Wu Decoction (XFSWD), a famous Chinese herbal formula, is considered an effective prescription for treating primary dysmenorrhea. The essential oil is a significant effective ingredient of XFSWD. However, its volatility, instability and poor water-solubility influence its pharmacodynamic effects. β-Cyclodextrin (β-CD) has the intrinsic ability to form specific inclusion complexes with such drugs to enhance their stability, solubility and bioavailability. The aim of this study was thus to compare the pharmacokinetic characteristics and the oral bioavailability of XFSWD essential oil (XEO) and its β-CD inclusion complex after oral administration to rats. A simple, rapid, and sensitive ultra-high performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS) method was developed for the simultaneous quantification of five active components of XEO in rat plasma. The in vivo data showed that XEO/β-CD inclusion complex displayed higher maximum plasma concentration (Cmax), longer half-time (T1/2) and bigger area under the concentration-time curve (AUC0-24 h). These results demonstrated that the formation of β-CD inclusion complex has significantly increased the oral bioavailability of the drugs in rats than free oil.

  10. Benznidazole drug delivery by binary and multicomponent inclusion complexes using cyclodextrins and polymers.

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    Soares-Sobrinho, José L; Santos, Fabiana L A; Lyra, Magaly A M; Alves, Lariza D S; Rolim, Larissa A; Lima, Adley A N; Nunes, Lívio C C; Soares, Monica F R; Rolim-Neto, Pedro J; Torres-Labandeira, Juan J

    2012-06-20

    Benznidazole (BNZ) is the drug of choice for Chagas disease treatment, which affects about 9.8 million people worldwide. It has low solubility and high toxicity. The present study aimed to develop and characterize inclusion complexes (IC) in binary systems (BS) with BNZ and randomly methylated-β-cyclodextrin (RMβCD) and in ternary systems (TS) with BNZ, RMβCD and hydrophilic polymers. The results showed that the solid BS had a large increase in dissolution rate (Q>80%). For the solid IC obtained, the kneading method, in ratio of 1:0.17 (77.8% in 60 min), appeared to be the most suitable for the development of a solid oral pharmaceutical product, with possible industrial scale-up and low concentration of CD. The solid TS containing 0.1% of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (HPMC) showed no significant advantages compared to the binary IC in solid state. The use of cyclodextrins proved to be a viable tool for effective, standardized and safe drug delivery.

  11. Spectroscopic characterization of both aqueous and solid-state diacerhein/hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes

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    Petralito, Stefania; Zanardi, Iacopo; Spera, Romina; Memoli, Adriana; Travagli, Valter

    2014-06-01

    Diacerhein, a poorly water soluble antirheumatic prodrug, was spectroscopically characterized to form inclusion complexes with hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPβCD) in both aqueous solution and in solid phase. Complexation with the hydrophilic carriers was used to improve the solubility and dissolution rate of the compound. The kinetics of the prodrug degradation to the active rhein in aqueous buffer solution were also investigated as a function of HPβCD concentration. The solid complexes prepared by different methods such as physical mixture, kneading, co-evaporation method and freeze dried method in 1:1 M ratio, were characterized by DSC and FTIR. The dissolution profiles of solid complexes were determined and compared with diacerhein alone and their physical mixture, in the simulated intestinal fluid at 37 °C. The accurate molecular spectroscopic characterization of diacerhein in the presence of different amounts of aqueous cyclodextrins was essential to determine the correct binding constants for the diacerhein/HPβCD system. The binding constants were also validated by UV spectrometry and HPLC procedure in order to compare the values from the different methods. Higuchi-Connors phase solubility method has proved not suitable when either the free or/and the complexed prodrug degrade in aqueous solution.

  12. Identification of ROS produced by photodynamic activity of chlorophyll/cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Cellamare, Barbara M; Fini, Paola; Agostiano, Angela; Sortino, Salvatore; Cosma, Pinalysa

    2013-01-01

    Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a way of treating malignant tumors and hyperproliferative diseases. It is based on the use of photosensitizer, herein the chlorophyll a (chl a), and a light of an appropriate wavelength. The interaction of the photosensitizer (PS) with the light produces reactive oxygen species (ROS), powerful oxidizing agents, which cause critical damage to the tissue. To solubilize chl a in aqueous solution and to obtain it as monomer, we have used cyclodextrins, carriers which are able to interact with the pigment and form the inclusion complex. The aim of this study is to examine which types of ROS are formed by Chl a/cyclodextrin complexes in phosphate buffered solution and cell culture medium, using specific molecules, called primary acceptors, which react selectively with the reactive species. In fact the changes of the absorption and the emission spectra of these molecules after the illumination of the PS provide information on the specific ROS formation. The (1) O2 formation has been tested using chemical methods based on the use of Uric Acid (UA), 9,10-diphenilanthracene (DPA) and Singlet oxygen sensor green (SOSG) and by direct detection of Singlet Oxygen ((1) O2 ) luminescence decay at 1270 nm. Moreover, 2,7-dichlorofluorescin and ferricytochrome c (Cyt Fe(3+) ) have been used to detect the formation of hydrogen peroxide and superoxide radical anion, which reduces Fe(3+) of the ferricytochrome to Fe(2+) , respectively.

  13. Formulation of cyclodextrin inclusion complex-based orally disintegrating tablet of eslicarbazepine acetate for improved oral bioavailability.

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    Desai, Samixa; Poddar, Aditi; Sawant, Krutika

    2016-01-01

    The present investigation was aimed towards developing a beta-cyclodextrin (β-CD) solid dispersion (SD) based orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) of eslicarbazepine acetate (ESL), for improving the dissolution and providing fast onset of anti-epileptic action. Optimum ratio of ESL and β-CD was determined by Job's plot. Thereafter, solid dispersions were prepared by solvent evaporation method and evaluated for yield, assay, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), Fourier transform infra red spectroscopy (FTIR), X-ray diffraction (XRD), and in vitro dissolution. Optimized SD was compressed into ODT by direct compression using super disintegrants and evaluated for wetting time, drug content, in vitro drug release and in vivo studies. The results of DSC, FTIR and XRD analysis supported the formation of inclusion complex. An improved dissolution with 99.95 ± 2.80% drug release in 60 min was observed in comparison to 24.85 ± 2.96% release from a plain drug suspension. Tablets with crosspovidone as a super disintegrant showed the least disintegration time of 24.66 ± 1.52 s and higher in vitro drug release against marketed tablets. In vivo studies indicated that the formulated tablets had 2 times higher bioavailability than marketed tablets. Thus, the developed β-CD-ESL SD-ODT could provide faster onset of action and higher bioavailability, which would be beneficial in case of epileptic seizures.

  14. Evaluation of piroxicam-beta-cyclodextrin, piroxicam, paracetamol and placebo in post-operative oral surgery pain.

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    Dolci, G; Ripari, M; Pacifici, L; Umile, A

    1994-01-01

    Two hundred ninety-eight patients with post-operative pain after the surgical removal of an impacted third molar were randomly assigned, on a double-blind basis, to receive a single oral dose of piroxicam 20 mg, or piroxicam-beta-cyclodextrin equivalent to 20 mg piroxicam, or paracetamol 500 mg, or placebo. Using a semi-quantitative self-rating scale, patients rated their pain and its relief at 30-min intervals for the first 2 h, and then hourly for 4 h after treatment administration. All active medications were reported to be significantly superior to placebo. The three active drugs were comparable for the degree of analgesia up to the third hour, after which the effect of paracetamol decreased significantly as compared to piroxicam-beta-cyclodextrin and piroxicam. Piroxicam-beta-cyclodextrin and paracetamol were more rapid than piroxicam in inducing analgesia. The tolerability for the active drugs was comparable to that for placebo.

  15. Neutron diffraction of. cap alpha. ,. beta. and. gamma. cyclodextrins: hydrogen bonding patterns

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    Hingerty, B.E.; Klar, B.; Hardgrove, G.; Betzel, C.; Saenger, W.

    1983-01-01

    Cyclodextrins (CD's) are torus-shaped molecules composed of six (..cap alpha..), seven (..beta..) or eight (..gamma..) (1 ..-->.. 4) linked glucoses. ..cap alpha..-CD has been shown to have two different structures with well-defined hydrogen bonds, one tense and the other relaxed. An induced-fit-like mechanism for ..cap alpha..-CD complex formation has been proposed. Circular hydrogen bond networks have also been found for ..cap alpha..-CD due to the energetically favored cooperative effect. ..beta..-CD with a disordered water structure possesses an unusual flip-flop hydrogen bonding system of the type O-H H-O representing an equilibrium between two states; O-H O reversible H-O. ..gamma..-CD with a disordered water structure similar to ..beta..-CD also possesses the flip-flop hydrogen bond. This study demonstrates that hydrogen bonds are operative in disordered systems and display dynamics even in the solid state.

  16. Effect of inclusion complexation of meloxicam with β-cyclodextrin- and β-cyclodextrin-based nanosponges on solubility, in vitro release and stability studies.

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    Shende, Pravin K; Gaud, R S; Bakal, Ravindra; Patil, Dipmala

    2015-12-01

    The objective of the present work was to develop inclusion complexes of meloxicam with β-cyclodextrin- and β-cyclodextrin-based nanosponges to enhance their solubility and stability and to prolong release using different methods that included physical mixing, kneading and sonication. Particle size, zeta potential, encapsulation efficiency, stability study results, in vitro and in vivo drug release study results, FTIR, DSC and XRPD were used as characterization parameters. SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope) studies revealed that the particle sizes of the inclusion complexes of meloxicam were within the range of 350 ± 5.69-765 ± 13.29 nm. The zeta potentials were sufficiently high to obtain stable formulations. In vitro and in vivo release studies revealed the controlled release of meloxicam from the nanosponges for 24h. The interaction of the meloxicam with the nanosponges was confirmed by FTIR and DSC. A XRPD study revealed that the crystalline nature of meloxicam was changed to an amorphous form due to the complexation with the nanosponges. A stability study revealed that the meloxicam nanosponges were stable. Therefore, β-cyclodextrin-based nanosponges represent a novel approach for the controlled release of meloxicam for anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects.

  17. Secondary structure characterization of beta-lactamase inclusion bodies.

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    Przybycien, T M; Dunn, J P; Valax, P; Georgiou, G

    1994-01-01

    The secondary structure of proteins in E. coli inclusion bodies was investigated via Raman spectroscopy. Inclusion bodies were purified from cells expressing different forms of RTEM beta-lactamase and grown at either 37 or 42 degrees C. All of the solid phase inclusion body samples examined gave amide I band spectra that were perturbed from that of the native, purified protein in both solution and powder forms; secondary structure estimates indicated significant decreases in alpha-helix and increases in beta-sheet contents in the inclusion body samples. The structure estimates for inclusion bodies isolated from 37 degrees C cultures were similar, regardless of aggregate localization in the E. coli cytoplasmic or periplasmic spaces or beta-lactamase precursor content. Inclusion bodies obtained from 42 degrees C cells exhibited a further reduction of alpha-helix and augmentation of beta-sheet contents relative to those from 37 degrees C cultures. These results are consistent with the paradigm for inclusion body formation via the self-association of intra-cellular folding intermediates having extensive secondary structure content. Further, the overall secondary structure content of inclusion bodies is not significantly affected by subcellular compartmentalization, but may be altered at increased temperatures.

  18. Production and investigating of tablets containing furosemide and beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Kata, M; Haragh, L; Pintye-Hódi, K

    1990-01-01

    Furosemide is a very active drug with an excellent saluretic effect, but it dissolves in water only with difficulty. Furosemide products with beta-cyclodextrin (CD) have been made by five methods, and it has been established that most drugs are liberated most quickly from the kneaded product for the 12.72% combinations. The dissolution characteristics of furosemide are improved in tablets made from the kneaded product. By this means an essentially quicker effect can be achieved, a lower drug quantity is necessary for a similar effect, a smaller therapeutic risk in involved, and the technique is economical too.

  19. Capillary electrophoretic enantioseparation of selegiline, methamphetamine and ephedrine using a neutral beta-cyclodextrin epichlorhydrin polymer.

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    Sevcík, J; Stránský, Z; Ingelse, B A; Lemr, K

    1996-06-01

    This paper describes the development of a capillary zone electrophoretic method for chiral separation of three basic compounds of the selegiline synthetic pathway: ephedrine, methamphetamine and selegiline. The method developed allows one to separate the studied compounds in one run using a neutral beta-cyclodextrin epichlorhydrin polymer. The effect of various experimental parameters, such as chiral selector concentration, concentration and composition of background electrolyte, pH, temperature, and the addition of some organic solvents, on the resolution and migration time is discussed. For selegiline and methamphetamine, it is possible, under optimal conditions, to quantify less than 0.5% of the minor isomer in an excess of the major one.

  20. Medium effect (transfer activity coefficient) of methanol and acetonitrile on beta-cyclodextrin/benzoate complexation in capillary zone electrophoresis.

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    Porras, Simo P; Sarmini, Karim; Fanali, Salvatore; Kenndler, Ernst

    2003-04-01

    Association constants, Kc, were derived from the electrophoretic mobilities of the anionic solutes (seven benzoates with hydroxy or chloro substituents) by capillary zone electrophoresis in different solvent systems, consisting of binary mixtures of water with up to 20% (v/v) methanol or acetonitrile, respectively. The association constants expectedly are found to decrease with increasing organic solvent concentration. The effect of organic solvents on the Kc of the benzoates with beta-cyclodextrin was analyzed applying the concept of the transfer activity coefficient (or the medium effect). This concept enables the evaluation of the significance of the contributions of the individual species involved in the complexation equilibrium in the different solvents: the benzoate ion, beta-cyclodextrin, and the anionic benzoate-beta-cyclodextrin complex. The medium effect on benzoate was calculated from the change in acidity constant of benzoic acid in the different mixed solvents and the corresponding transfer activity coefficients of the proton and the molecular acid. The transfer activity coefficients for beta-cyclodextrin results from its solubility at saturation in the different solvents. In this way, an estimation of the standard free energy of transfer, deltaG(t)0, of each species involved in the complexation equilibrium was possible for the transfer from water into the respective mixed solvent. It was found that the organic solvents do not significantly affect deltaG(t)0 for the benzoate anion. However, the organic solvents play a different role concerning the stabilization of beta-cyclodextrin and the complex anion: whereas the addition of acetonitrile has nearly no influence on deltaG(t)0 of the anionic complex, the reduction in Kc is caused by the enhanced stabilization of beta-cyclodextrin (reflected by its better solubility). Addition of methanol, on the other hand, lowers the solubility of beta-cyclodextrin, thus giving positive values for deltaG(t)0. Thus

  1. Study on the interaction of uranyl with sulfated beta-cyclodextrin by affinity capillary electrophoresis and molecular dynamics simulation.

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    Li, Linnan; Zhang, Yiding; Li, Xianjiang; Shen, Sensen; Huang, Hexiang; Bai, Yu; Liu, Huwei

    2016-10-01

    The study on sulfated beta-cyclodextrin binding to uranyl ion helps to get a better understanding of uranyl compounds' intermolecular interaction mechanism and facilitates the structure-based design of uranyl binding molecules. Here we investigated the electromigration of the inclusion complex by using affinity capillary electrophoresis in acidic solution. The binding constant was determined to be logK = 2.96 ± 0.02 (R(2) = 0.996) through nonlinear regression approach. The possible configurations and structural features of the inclusion complex were further studied by molecular dynamics simulation. The results suggest the distinctions of coordination environment and hydration compared with bare uranyl ion in aqueous solution. Thus, two water oxygen atoms coordinated with uranyl in the first hydration shell at 2.55 angstrom instead of five in the same distance range. The binding free energy was calculated as -12.10 ± 1.46 kcal/mol by means of thermodynamic perturbation method. The negative value indicates that the process of S-β-CD capture uranyl ion in the aqueous media is spontaneous.

  2. Investigation on the inclusion and toxicity of acriflavine with cyclodextrins: A spectroscopic approach

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    Manivannan, C.; Meenakshi Sundaram, K.; Sundararaman, M.; Renganathan, R.

    2014-03-01

    Acriflavine hydrochloride (AFN) is a prospective drug worn in the eradication of HIV1 infection. The toxicity and adverse side effects renders the potent drug to limits its usage. However, to overcome the dilemma we have aimed to select carriers with great complexation efficiencies in different cyclodextrins (CDs) of varying cavity size. The interaction of AFN with α, β and γ-CDs were investigated using absorption and steady state as well as lifetime measurements. From the obtained data it was found that AFN fits in the cavity of α and β-CDs but unable to form inclusion complex with γ-CD. The effect of quencher molecules during the inclusion phenomena of AFN with CDs was explored via steady state measurements. The nature of binding forces responsible for the inclusion of AFN with CDs was discussed by using thermodynamic parameters. Using Benesi-Hildebrand equation the stoichiometry of AFN with CDs was predominantly found to be 1:1. To get deeper in situ, the in vitro toxicity of AFN and its complexation product were probed by Artemia salina sp. The toxicity of AFN was reduced when complexed with α and β-CDs.

  3. beta-Cyclodextrin hydrogels containing naphthaleneacetic acid for pH-sensitive release.

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    Yang, Xia; Kim, Jin-Chul

    2010-06-01

    beta-Cyclodextrin (beta-CD) hydrogel was prepared in a strong alkali condition using epichlorohydrin (EPI) as a cross-linker, where the molar ratios of EPI to beta-CD were 8:1, 10:1, and 15:1. In order to endow a pH sensitivity to the hydrogel, naphthaleneacetic acid (NAA) was loaded in the hydrogel by taking advantage of its hydrophobic interaction with the cavities of beta-CD. The releases of blue dextran (a water-soluble dye) from the hydrogels were promoted, as the pHs of the media increased. When the molar ratio of EPI to beta-CD was lower, the degrees of release were higher, and the pH dependency of the release became more prominent. In fact, the swelling ratio of the hydrogels having a lower molar ratio of EPI to beta-CD was higher. The higher swelling ratio would account for the higher degree of release and the marked pH sensitivity.

  4. Dynamic study of interaction between beta-cyclodextrin and aspirin by the ultrasonic relaxation method.

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    Fukahori, Takanori; Kondo, Minako; Nishikawa, Sadakatsu

    2006-03-09

    A single ultrasonic relaxational phenomenon was observed in aqueous solutions containing both beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) as host and nonionized or ionized acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) as guest. The observed relaxation was responsible for a dynamic complexation reaction between beta-CD and aspirin molecules, concomitant with a volume change during the reaction. The kinetic and equilibrium constants for the complexation in the acid (nonionized) form of the aspirin system were derived from the guest concentration dependence of the relaxation frequency. The equilibrium constant for the carboxylate (ionized) form of aspirin was determined from the concentration dependence of a maximum absorption per wavelength, and the rate constants were calculated by using the determined equilibrium constant and the observed relaxation frequencies, which remained nearly almost constant over the concentration range studied. The results showed that the effect of charge on the aspirin molecule was reflected only in the dissociation process from the beta-CD cavity, while no remarkable change was seen in the association process whose rate was diffusion controlled. The results could be explained on the basis of the difference of the hydrophobic moieties in the two guests that were included in the host cavity. The results of the standard volume change for the complexation reaction were closely related to the number of expelled water molecules originally located in the beta-CD cavity and the volume of the aspirin molecule incorporated into the beta-CD cavity.

  5. Study on the chiral recognition of the enantiomers of ephedrine derivatives with neutral and sulfated heptakis(2,3-O-diacetyl)-beta-cyclodextrins using capillary electrophoresis, UV, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and mass spectrometry.

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    Hellriegel, C; Händel, H; Wedig, M; Steinhauer, S; Sörgel, F; Albert, K; Holzgrabe, U

    2001-04-20

    The enantiomers of methylephedrine, pseudoephedrine and ephedrine showed a different migration behavior in capillary electrophoresis in the presence of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD), heptakis(2,3-O-diacetyl)-beta-cyclodextrin and heptakis(2,3-O-diacetyl-6-sulfato)-beta-cyclodextrin (HDAS). Utilizing UV, MS and NMR spectroscopy, in particular rotating frame Overhauser experiments, an attempt was made to elucidate the chiral recognition mechanism. In the case of the neutral CDs 1:1 complexes were formed with ephedrine and methylephedrine characterized by the inclusion of the phenyl ring in the cavity and the side chain pointing out of the wider rim. In contrast, manifold complexes were formed with HDAS, which on average are characterized by an upside down inclusion of the phenyl ring in the cavity and the side chain pointing out of the narrow rim. This complex geometry is likely be stabilized by an ion-ion interaction between the positively charged nitrogens of the ephedrine derivatives and the negative charges of HDAS. In addition, an attachment of the ligand to the outside of HDAS and other complex stoichiometries are also possible.

  6. Effect of beta-cyclodextrin on pasting properties of wheat starch.

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    Li, W D; Huang, J C; Corke, H

    2000-06-01

    Changes of viscosity characteristics of genetically diverse hexaploid wheat starches during pasting in water, 1% NaCl solution, or at pH 4 or pH 10 were studied using a Rapid Visco-Analyzer. Peak viscosity (PV), hot paste viscosity (HPV) and cool paste viscosity (CPV) of all the wheat starches was little affected in pH 4 and pH 10 treatments. In 1% NaCl, all starches showed substantial increases in all three parameters relative to pasting in water. The use of 1% beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) (cycloheptaamylose) solution increased PV of high-swelling starches, but generally slightly decreased that of low swelling starches in all treatment conditions. HPV was always reduced by addition of 1% beta-CD, but CPV was increased in most treatments for Anza and Yecora Rojo (low swelling), but decreased for Klasic (high swelling). Bacterial alpha-amylase was added to starch or flour. The effect of beta-CD was shown to be independent of alpha-amylase inhibition in wheat starch, but beta-CD strongly inhibited alpha-amylase in wheat flour.

  7. Crystal structure of a new cyclomaltoheptaose hydrate: beta-cyclodextrin.7.5H2O.

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    Li, Jian-Ye; Sun, Dao-Feng; Hao, Ai-You; Sun, Hong-Yuan; Shen, Jian

    2010-03-30

    The crystallographic study of a partially hydrated form of cyclomaltoheptaose (beta-cyclodextrin, betaCD) is reported. C(42)H(70)O(35).7.5H(2)O; space group P2(1) with unit cell constants a=15.1667(5), b=10.1850(3), c=20.9694(7)A, beta=110.993(2) degrees ; final discrepancy index R=0.0760 for the 6181 observed reflections and 784 refined parameters. One water molecule is included in the cavity and distributed over two partially occupied positions, the other 6.5 waters distributed over eight positions are located as space-filler between the macrocycles. The crystal structure belongs to the cage-type, like that observed in Form I (betaCD.12H(2)O; Lindner, K; Saenger, W. Carbohydr. Res. 1982, 99, 103-115) and Form II (betaCD.11H(2)O; Betzel, C., et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1984, 106, 7545-7567).

  8. Fluorometric and theoretical studies on inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin and D-, L-phenylalanine

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    Aree, Thammarat; Arunchai, Rungthiwa; Koonrugsa, Narongsak; Intasiri, Amarawan

    2012-10-01

    Inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) with L- and D-phenylalanine (Phe) have been characterized in solution by fluorometry and in gas phase by semiempirical PM3 calculations. The unimolar stoichiometric ratio of both β-CD-L-Phe and β-CD-D-Phe complexes and the stability constants (K) were deduced from fluorometric titrations. The β-CD-L-Phe complex is more stable than the β-CD-D-Phe complex as indicated by the larger K values, 21.1 vs. 6.86 M-1. This is consistent with the stabilization energies (ΔEstb) and inclusion geometries obtained from PM3 calculations. The β-CD-L-Phe complex with L-Phe residing in the central β-CD cavity and pointing its COOH group downwards to the O6 end has ΔEstb = -62.7 kJ mol-1, whereas the β-CD-D-Phe complex with D-Phe placing at 3 Å beneath the β-CD O4-plane and pointing its COOH group upwards to the O2/O3 end has ΔEstb = -53.3 kJ mol-1. The unison of host-guest intermolecular hydrogen bonds, hydrophobic interactions and molecular deformations plays an essential role in forming and stabilizing the inclusion complexes. Our results show that the β-CD-L-Phe and β-CD-D-Phe inclusion complexes are relatively stable and differentiable, suggesting the applications of CDs in foods and drugs.

  9. Analytical characterization of a ferulic acid/gamma-cyclodextrin inclusion complex.

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    Anselmi, Cecilia; Centini, Marisanna; Ricci, Maurizio; Buonocore, Anna; Granata, Paola; Tsuno, Takuo; Facino, Roberto Maffei

    2006-03-03

    Ferulic acid (FA) is a well-known antioxidant of natural source with promising properties as photoprotective agent (approved in Japan as sunscreen) and its derivatives (alkyl ferulates) are under screening for the prevention of photoinduced skin tumours. In the present work we describe the preparation of a solid inclusion complex between ferulic acid and gamma-cyclodextrin (gamma-CD) and its characterization by different analytical techniques: differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), X-ray diffractometry (XRD), nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H NMR) and by supporting information of molecular modelling. All these approaches indicate that ferulic acid is able to form an association complex with gamma-CD but only 1H NMR and molecular modelling studies give an unequivocal evidence that the antioxidant molecule is embedded into the gamma-CD cavity to form an inclusion complex. In detail it is entrapped inside the hydrophobic core of gamma-CD with the lipophilic aromatic ring and the ethylenic moieties, leaving the more polar functional groups close to wider rim or outside the cavity.

  10. Antibacterial electrospun poly(lactic acid) (PLA) nanofibrous webs incorporating triclosan/cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Kayaci, Fatma; Umu, Ozgun C O; Tekinay, Turgay; Uyar, Tamer

    2013-04-24

    Solid triclosan/cyclodextrin inclusion complexes (TR/CD-IC) were obtained and then incorporated in poly(lactic acid) (PLA) nanofibers via electrospinning. α-CD, β-CD, and γ-CD were tested for the formation of TR/CD-IC by a coprecipitation method; however, the findings indicated that α-CD could not form an inclusion complex with TR, whereas β-CD and γ-CD successfully formed TR/CD-IC crystals, and the molar ratio of TR to CD was found to be 1:1. The structural and thermal characteristics of TR/CD-IC were investigated by (1)H NMR, FTIR, XRD, DSC, and TGA studies. Then, the encapsulation of TR/β-CD-IC and TR/γ-CD-IC in PLA nanofibers was achieved. Electrospun PLA and PLA/TR nanofibers obtained for comparison were uniform, whereas the aggregates of TR/CD-IC crystals were present and distributed within the PLA fiber matrix as confirmed by SEM and XRD analyses. The antibacterial activity of these nanofibrous webs was investigated. The results indicated that PLA nanofibers incorporating TR/CD-IC showed better antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli bacteria compared to PLA nanofibers containing only TR without CD-IC. Electrospun nanofibrous webs incorporating TR/CD-IC may be applicable in active food packaging due to their very high surface area and nanoporous structure as well as efficient antibacterial property.

  11. A 5,7-dimethoxyflavone/hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex with anti-butyrylcholinesterase activity.

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    Songngam, Supachai; Sukwattanasinitt, Mongkol; Siralertmukul, Krisana; Sawasdee, Pattara

    2014-10-01

    This study aimed to improve the water solubility of 5,7-dimethoxyflavone (5,7-DMF) isolated from Kaempferia parviflora by complexation with 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPβ-CD). The phase solubility profile of 5,7-DMF in the presence of HPβ-CD was classified as AL-type and indicated a 1:1 mole ratio. Differential scanning colorimetry, X-ray diffraction, NMR and SEM analyses supported the formation of a 5,7-DMF/HPβ-CD inclusion complex involving the A ring of 5,7-DMF inside the HPβ-CD cavity. This is the first example of CD inclusion with the A ring of non-hydroxyl flavones. The stability and binding constants of the complexes were determined using the phase solubility and UV-vis absorption spectroscopy, respectively. The water solubility of 5,7-DMF was increased 361.8-fold by complexation with HPβ-CD and overcame the precipitation problem observed in aqueous buffers, such as during in vitro anti-butyrylcholinesterase activity assays. The 1:1 mole ratio of the 5,7-DMF/HPβ-CD complex showed a 2.7-fold higher butyrylcholinesterase inhibitory activity (in terms of the IC50 value) compared to the non-complexed compound.

  12. Nimesulide/methyl β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes: physicochemical characterization, solubility, dissolution, and biological studies.

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    Auda, Sayed H

    2014-03-01

    Nimesulide (NIM) is an insoluble nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Complexation of drug with methyl β-cyclodextrin was evaluated to improve solubility and dissolution rate of NIM. Complexation was achieved via a coevaporation technique to obtain different drug to polymer molar ratios (1:1, 1:2, and 1:3). The physicochemical characterization of the systems using powder X-ray diffraction and infrared spectroscopy was carried out to understand the influence of this technological process on the physical status of single components and complex systems and to detect possible interactions between drug and carrier. Moreover, quantitative solubility and in vitro dissolution studies of NIM alone and NIM inclusion complexes were studied in the dissolution media of phosphate buffer pH 5.5 and 7.4. The analysis provided existence of a molecular interaction between drug and carrier together in the complex state. The study showed that the inclusion systems enhanced of drug solubility, dissolution rate, and anti-inflammatory activity.

  13. An inclusion complex of eugenol into β-cyclodextrin: Preparation, and physicochemical and antifungal characterization.

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    Gong, Liang; Li, Taotao; Chen, Feng; Duan, Xuewu; Yuan, Yunfei; Zhang, Dandan; Jiang, Yueming

    2016-04-01

    The inclusion of eugenol (EG) into β-cyclodextrin (βCD), its structural characterization and antifungal activity, and mode of action for control of Peronophythora litchii in postharvest fresh litchi fruits is described. Nuclear magnetic resonance spectra revealed chemical shifts in H-3 and H-5 protons of βCD, indicating EG inclusion into the lipophilic cavity of βCD. In vitro assays showed βCD-EG significantly inhibited P. litchii colony growth in a concentration- and time-dependent manner (MIC100=0.2g). In vivo assays showed βCD-EG significantly (p<0.05) reduced the decay index of treated fresh litchi fruits. After exposure to βCD-EG, the surface of P. litchii hyphae and/or sporangiophores became wrinkled, with folds and breakage observed by scanning electron microscopy. Damage to hyphal and/or sporangiophore cell walls and membrane structures post-treatment with βCD-EG was confirmed by transmission electron microscopy. Therefore, βCD-EG shows great potential as a controlled-release agent against P. litchii.

  14. Nanoemulsions as an effective medium for encapsulation and stabilization of cholesterol/β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex.

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    Kaur, Khushwinder

    2015-10-01

    Inclusion complex formation between β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) and suitable guest molecules such as cholesterol (Ch) has regularly been exploited to design self-assembled structures. In the present study an effective nanoemulsion medium (lecithin/Tween 80/ethyl oleate/water) was selected for solubilizing and stabilizing Ch and Ch/β-CD inclusion complex. Phase solubility, spectroscopic, thermodynamic, Z-average diameter and morphological analyses were conducted. Phase solubility data analysis demonstrated an increase in Ch solubility at low β-CD concentrations (0.01-0.35 mmol L(-1) ). Transmission electron microscopy and Z-average diameter data indicated the spherical nature of the droplets and confirmed the formation of nanoemulsions with an average size of less than 50 nm. The negative value of ΔG obtained during analysis further indicated that the binding was spontaneous in nature. Primarily, this research demonstrates the use of nanoemulsions as a medium in food matrices, instead of water, for hosting Ch in β-CD. © 2014 Society of Chemical Industry.

  15. Solar-induced self-assembly of TiO2-beta-cyclodextrin-MWCNT composite wires.

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    Zhou, Wei; Pan, Kai; Zhang, Lili; Tian, Chungui; Fu, Honggang

    2009-03-21

    Wire-like TiO2-beta-cyclodextrin-MWCNT composites have been successfully fabricated through a solar-induced self-assembly process. The wires were stable for more than several months both in water and under air in dry conditions. The composites were characterized in detail by scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, Fourier transform infrared spectra, Raman spectra and Raman mapping. The results revealed that the wires with a mean diameter of 1 microm were uniform. MWCNT and beta-cyclodextrin can interact with each other, which was confirmed in our previous research, meanwhile, monodisperse TiO2 nanoparticles can also associate with beta-cyclodextrin. Thus, beta-cyclodextrin molecules acted as linkers between MWCNT and monodisperse TiO2 nanoparticles. A reasonable mechanism was also proposed to explain the formation of this wire. Furthermore, the dye-sensitized solar cells were assembled with a sandwich-structured electrode containing the wires and they exhibited an enhanced power conversion efficiency. This may be attributable to the compact composite-structure of the wires and the unique electronic properties of MWCNT, which favor the transportation of photogenerated electrons.

  16. Chromatographic and spectroscopic studies on the chiral recognition of sulfated beta-cyclodextrin as chiral mobile phase additive enantiomeric separation of a chiral amine.

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    Ma, Shengli; Shen, Sherry; Haddad, Nizar; Tang, Wenjun; Wang, Jing; Lee, Heewon; Yee, Nathan; Senanayake, Chris; Grinberg, Nelu

    2009-02-20

    A fast enantiomeric separation of a chiral aromatic amine was achieved, using ultra high pressure liquid chromatography and highly sulfated beta-cyclodextrin (S-beta-CD) as a chiral additive in the mobile phase. The stationary phase consisted of a core-shell support with a particle size of 2.7mum. Under these conditions the base-line separation was obtained within 2.5min. The influence of the concentration of the additive, along with the thermodynamics of the separation, was studied. Vibrational circular dichroism (VCD) spectroscopy was applied to assess the absolute configuration of the two enantiomeric analytes, as well as the interaction of these enantiomers with the S-beta-CD. The VCD results revealed that S-beta-CD undergoes a temperature-induced conformational change. Further, VCD experiments indicate that the interactions of the two enantiomers with the S-beta-CD occur through an inclusion of the aromatic part of the analyte, as well as through electrostatic interaction between the protonated amine and the sulfate groups located at the narrow part of the S-beta-CD. Molecular mechanics calculations performed according to the VCD results are consistent with experimental data, providing further evidence of these interactions.

  17. Host-guest inclusion complex of mesalazine and β-cyclodextrin and spectrofluorometric determination of mesalazine.

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    Elbashir, Abdalla A; Altayib Alasha Abdalla, Fatima; Aboul-Enein, Hassan Y

    2015-06-01

    The supramolecular interaction of mesalazine (MSZ) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) has been examined by ultraviolet-visible (UV-vis) light, infra-red (IR) light and fluorescence spectroscopy. The formation of an inclusion complex has been confirmed based on the changes of the spectral properties. MSZ-β-CD host-guest complex was formed in (1:1) stoichiometry and the inclusion constant (K = 1.359 × 10(2)  L mol(-1) ) was ascertained by typical double reciprocal plots. Furthermore, the thermodynamic parameters (ΔG°, ΔH° and ΔS°) of (MSZ-β-CD) were obtained. Based on the remarkable enhancement of the fluorescence intensity of MSZ produced through complex formation, a simple, accurate, rapid and highly sensitive spectrofluorometric method for the determination of MSZ in aqueous solution in the presence of β-CD was developed. The measurement of relative fluorescence intensity was carried with excitation at 330 nm and emission 493 nm. All variables affecting the reactions were studied and optimized. Beer's law was obeyed in the concentration range 0.1-0.45 µg/mL. Absorbance was found to increase linearly with increasing concentration of MSZ, which is corroborated by the calculated correlation coefficient values of 0.99989. The molar absorptivity, Sandell's sensitivity, detection and quantification limits were calculated. The validity of the described methods was assessed, and the method was successfully applied to the determination of MSZ in its pharmaceutical formulation. In addition, a solid inclusion complex was synthesized by co-precipitation method. Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  18. Nanosuspensions Containing Oridonin/HP-β-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complexes for Oral Bioavailability Enhancement via Improved Dissolution and Permeability.

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    Zhang, Xingwang; Zhang, Tianpeng; Lan, Yali; Wu, Baojian; Shi, Zhihai

    2016-04-01

    Chemotherapy via oral route of anticancer drugs offers much convenience and compliance to patients. However, oral chemotherapy has been challenged by limited absorption due to poor drug solubility and intestinal efflux. In this study, we aimed to develop a nanosuspension formulation of oridonin (Odn) using its cyclodextrin inclusion complexes to enhance oral bioavailability. Nanosuspensions containing Odn/2 hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes (Odn-CICs) were prepared by a solvent evaporation followed by wet media milling technique. The nanosuspensions were characterized by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), and dissolution. The resulting nanosuspensions were approximately 313.8 nm in particle size and presented a microcrystal morphology. Nanosuspensions loading Odn-CICs dramatically enhanced the dissolution of Odn. Further, the intestinal effective permeability of Odn was markedly enhanced in the presence of 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) and poloxamer. Bioavailability studies showed that nanosuspensions with Odn-CICs can significantly promote the oral absorption of Odn with a relative bioavailability of 213.99% (Odn suspensions as reference). Odn itself possesses a moderate permeability and marginal intestinal metabolism. Thus, the enhanced bioavailability for Odn-CIC nanosuspensions can be attributed to improved dissolution and permeability by interaction with absorptive epithelia and anti-drug efflux. Nanosuspensions prepared from inclusion complexes may be a promising approach for the oral delivery of anticancer agents.

  19. Inclusion complexes of quercetin with three β-cyclodextrins derivatives at physiological pH: Spectroscopic study and antioxidant activity

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    Liu, Min; Dong, Lina; Chen, Aiju; Zheng, Yan; Sun, Dezhi; Wang, Xu; Wang, Bingquan

    2013-11-01

    Properties of the inclusion complexes of quercetin (QUE) with sulfobutyl ether-β-cyclodextrin (SBE-β-CD), hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD), and methylated-β-cyclodextrin (M-β-CD) in tris-HCl buffer solutions of pH 7.40 were investigated. The stoichiometry and thermodynamic parameters for the complexation process (stability constants K, Gibbs free energy change ΔG, enthalpy change ΔH and entropy change ΔS) were determined using phase-solubility and fluorescence spectra analysis. The thermodynamic studies indicated that the inclusion reactions between QUE and the three β-CDs are enthalpy-driven processes. Proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy indicated that B-ring, C-ring, and part of A-ring of QUE interact with the cavity of β-CDs. The antioxidant activity of QUE and its inclusion complexes were determined by the scavenging of stable radical DPPH*. The results showed that the complexed QUE/CDs were more effective than free QUE, with the QUE/SBE-β-CD complex as the best form.

  20. In Situ Visualization of the Local Photothermal Effect Produced on α-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Compound Associated with Gold Nanoparticles.

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    Silva, Nataly; Muñoz, Camila; Diaz-Marcos, Jordi; Samitier, Josep; Yutronic, Nicolás; Kogan, Marcelo J; Jara, Paul

    2016-12-01

    Evidence of guest migration in α-cyclodextrin-octylamine (α-CD-OA) inclusion compound (IC) generated via plasmonic heating of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) has been studied. In this report, we demonstrate local effects generated by laser-mediated irradiation of a sample of AuNPs covered with inclusion compounds on surface-derivatized glass under liquid conditions by atomic force microscopy (AFM). Functionalized AuNPs on the glass and covered by the ICs were monitored by recording images by AFM during 5 h of irradiation, and images showed that after irradiation, a drastic decrease in the height of the AuNPs occurred. The absorption spectrum of the irradiated sample showed a hypsochromic shift from 542 to 536 nm, evidence suggesting that much of the population of nanoparticles lost all of the parts of the overlay of ICs due to the plasmonic heat generated by the irradiation. Mass spectrometry matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) performed on a sample containing a collection of drops obtained from the surface of the functionalized glass provided evidence that the irradiation lead to disintegration of the ICs and therefore exit of the octylamine molecule (the guest) from the cyclodextrin cavity (the matrix). Graphical Abstract Atomic Force Microscopy observation of the disintegration of a cyclodextrin inclusion compound by gold nanoparticles photothermal effect.

  1. Synthesis of beta-cyclodextrin-modified water-dispersible Ag-TiO2 core-shell nanoparticles and their photocatalytic activity.

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    Shown, Indrajit; Ujihara, Masaki; Imae, Toyoko

    2011-04-01

    The beta-cyclodextrin-modified Ag-TiO2 core-shell nanoparticles were prepared by sodium borohydrate reduction of AgNO3 and the subsequent hydrolysis of the tetraisopropyl orthotitanate in an aqueous medium. Inversely in the preparation of beta-cyclodextrin-modified TiO2-Ag core-shell nanoparticles, first hydrolysis and then following reduction were carried out. The synthesized spherical core-shell nanoparticles were highly water-dispersible and had an average diameter in the range of 9 to 12 nm. A significant shifting of surface plasmon band was observed for the synthesized Ag-TiO2 and TiO2-Ag core-shell nanoparticles. On a model reaction, namely, the photodegradation of phenol by the UV light irradiation, the photocatalytic property of TiO2 nanoparticles was enhanced, when the Ag nanoparticle was embedded in the core of TiO2 nanoparticles but TiO2 nanoparticles coated by Ag shell decreased the photocatalytic property of TiO2 nanoparticles. The mechanism is ascribed to the surface plasmon characteristics of Ag in the core of the TiO2 nanoparticles under the acceleration by host-guest inclusion characteristics.

  2. Carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin mitigates toxicity of cadmium, cobalt, and copper during naphthalene biodegradation.

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    Hoffman, Douglas R; Anderson, Phillip P; Schubert, Carissa M; Gault, Melissa B; Blanford, William J; Sandrin, Todd R

    2010-04-01

    Hazardous waste sites are commonly contaminated with both organic and metal pollutants. Many metal pollutants have been shown to inhibit organic pollutant biodegradation. We investigated the ability of a modified, polydentate cyclodextrin (carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin, CMCD) to reduce the toxicity of 33.4 microM cadmium, cobalt or copper during naphthalene degradation by a Burkholderia sp. in 120 h aerobic, batch studies. The highest investigated concentration of CMCD, 3340 microM, reduced cadmium, cobalt, and copper toxicity. With each metal, the length of the lag phase was reduced (by as much as 108 h with cobalt or copper), the cell yield was increased (by as much as a factor of 16 with cobalt), and the growth rate was increased (by as much as a factor of 31 with cobalt). The degrader was unable to use CMCD as the sole source of carbon and energy. Our data suggest that the ability of CMCD to complex metals plays an important role in its ability to mitigate metal toxicity and that CMCD has the potential to enhance biodegradation in organic and metal co-contaminated environments.

  3. Spectral and electrochemical study of host-guest inclusion complex between 2,4-dinitrophenol and β-cyclodextrin.

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    Srinivasan, K; Stalin, T; Sivakumar, K

    2012-08-01

    The formation of host-guest inclusion complex of 2,4-dinitrophenol (2,4-DNP) with nano-hydrophobic cavity of β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) in solution phase was studied by UV-visible spectrophotometer and electrochemical method (cyclic voltammetry, CV). The prototropic behaviors of 2,4-DNP with and without β-CD and the ground state acidity constant (pK(a)) of host-guest inclusion complex (2,4-DNP-β-CD) were studied. The binding constant of inclusion complex at 303K was calculated using Benesi-Hildebrand plot and thermodynamic parameter (ΔG) was also calculated. The solid inclusion complex formation between β-CD and 2,4-DNP was confirmed by (1)H NMR, FT-IR, XRD and SEM analysis. A schematic representation of this inclusion process is proposed by molecular docking studies using PatchDock server.

  4. Cleaning efficacy of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin for biofouling reduction on reverse osmosis membranes.

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    Alayande, Abayomi Babatunde; Kim, Lan Hee; Kim, In S

    2016-01-01

    In this study, an environmentally friendly compound, hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) was applied to clean reverse osmosis (RO) membranes fouled by microorganisms. The cleaning with HP-β-CD removed the biofilm and resulted in a flux recovery ratio (FRR) of 102%. As cleaning efficiency is sometimes difficult to determine using flux recovery data alone, attached bacterial cells and extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) were quantified after cleaning the biofouled membrane with HP-β-CD. Membrane surface characterization using scanning electron microscopy (SEM), attenuated total reflectance Fourier transform infrared (ATR-FTIR) and atomic force microscopy (AFM) confirmed the effectiveness of HP-β-CD in removal of biofilm from the RO membrane surface. Finally, a comparative study was performed to investigate the competitiveness of HP-β-CD with other known cleaning agents such as sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS), ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), Tween 20, rhamnolipid, nisin, and surfactin. In all cases, HP-β-CD was superior.

  5. Quantification of Randomly-methylated-{beta}-cyclodextrin effect on liposome: An ESR study

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    Grammenos, A.; Bahri, M.A.; Guelluy, P.H.; Piel, G.; Hoebeke, M.

    2009-12-04

    In the present work, the effect of Randomly-methylated-{beta}-cyclodextrin (Rameb) on the microviscosity of dimyristoyl-L-{alpha} phosphatidylcholine (DMPC) bilayer was investigated using the electron spin resonance (ESR) technique. The ability of Rameb to extract membrane cholesterol was demonstrated. For the first time, the percentage of cholesterol extracted by Rameb from cholesterol doped DMPC bilayer was monitored and quantified throughout a wide Rameb concentration range. The effect of cholesterol on the inner part of the membrane was also investigated using 16-doxyl stearic acid spin label (16-DSA). 16-DSA seems to explore two different membrane domains and report their respective microviscosities. ESR experiments also establish that the presence of 30% of cholesterol in DMPC liposomes suppresses the jump in membrane fluidity at lipids phase-transition temperature (23.9 {sup o}C).

  6. Studies on the inclusion behavior of 9-Aminoacridine into cyclodextrins: Spectroscopic and theoretical evidences

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    Manivannan, C.; Vijay Solomon, R.; Venuvanalingam, P.; Renganathan, R.

    2013-02-01

    9-Aminoacridine (9-AA) is an important attractive pharmaceutical drug employed as chemotheraptic agent for wound dressings. However, 9-AA possesses limited solubility and rapid metabolic decomposition renders this potential drug to limit its applications. Here we propose cyclodextrins (CDs) as a drug carrier to improve the bioavailability, solubility of 9-AA. The interaction between 9-AA and CDs (α-CD and β-CD) has been studied using UV-Vis absorption, steady state time resolved fluorescence, 1H NMR and FT-IR spectroscopy techniques. The spectroscopic measurements show that 9-AA does not form stable complex with α-CD and also confirmed by DFT calculations. On the other hand, 9-AA forms inclusion complex with β-CD in a 1:1 stoichiometry ratio. Our DFT results suggest that 9-AA stabilizes inside the CD environment through hydrogen bonding that has unambiguously confirmed by AIM analysis. Thus our studies provide a useful insights in the development of Aminoacridine based drugs & its delivery through a suitable carrier like CDs.

  7. Antibacterial electrospun zein nanofibrous web encapsulating thymol/cyclodextrin-inclusion complex for food packaging.

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    Aytac, Zeynep; Ipek, Semran; Durgun, Engin; Tekinay, Turgay; Uyar, Tamer

    2017-10-15

    Thymol (THY)/γ-Cyclodextrin(γ-CD) inclusion complex (IC) encapsulated electrospun zein nanofibrous webs (zein-THY/γ-CD-IC-NF) were fabricated as a food packaging material. The formation of THY/γ-CD-IC (1:1 and 2:1) was proved by experimental (X-ray diffraction (XRD), thermal gravimetric analysis (TGA), (1)H NMR) and computational techniques. THY/γ-CD-IC (2:1) exhibited higher preservation rate and stability than THY/γ-CD-IC (1:1). It is worth mentioning that zein-THY/γ-CD-IC-NF (2:1) preserved much more THY as observed in TGA and stability of THY/γ-CD-IC (2:1) was higher, as shown by a modelling study. Therefore, much more THY was released from zein-THY/γ-CD-IC-NF (2:1) than zein-THY-NF and zein-THY/γ-CD-IC-NF (1:1). Similarly, antibacterial activity of zein-THY/γ-CD-IC-NF (2:1) was higher than zein-THY-NF and zein-THY/γ-CD-IC-NF (1:1). It was demonstrated that zein-THY/γ-CD-IC-NF (2:1) was most effective in inhibiting the growth of bacteria on meat samples. These webs show potential application as an antibacterial food packaging material. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  8. Antimicrobial electrospun ultrafine fibers from zein containing eucalyptus essential oil/cyclodextrin inclusion complex.

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    Dias Antunes, Mariana; da Silva Dannenberg, Guilherme; Fiorentini, Ângela Maria; Pinto, Vânia Zanella; Lim, Loong-Tak; da Rosa Zavareze, Elessandra; Dias, Alvaro Renato Guerra

    2017-11-01

    The aim of this study was to produce ultrafine fibers from zein incorporated with a complex of eucalyptus essential oil (EEO) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) with antimicrobial properties by electrospinning technique. The EEO was characterized by chemical composition and antimicrobial tests against three Gram positive and four Gram negative bacteria. The inclusion complex (IC) was prepared with β-CD and EEO by co-precipitation technique and added at different concentrations in zein polymer solution using aqueous ethanol as solvent. The morphology, thermal properties, functional groups, and antimicrobial activity against L. monocytogenes and S. aureus of the ultrafine fibers were evaluated. The composite membranes containing 24% IC exhibited a greater reduction of growth as compared to the fibers without addition of IC. For L. monocytogenes the growth reduction was 28.5% and for S. aureus it was 24.3%. The electrospun IC-β-CD/EEO composite membranes are promising for use in antimicrobial applications, such as food packaging. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  9. Utility of cyclodextrins in the formulation of genistein part 1. Preparation and physicochemical properties of genistein complexes with native cyclodextrins.

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    Daruházi, Agnes Emma; Szente, Lajos; Balogh, Balázs; Mátyus, Péter; Béni, Szabolcs; Takács, Mária; Gergely, András; Horváth, Péter; Szoke, Eva; Lemberkovics, Eva

    2008-11-04

    Isoflavones are suitable guest molecules for inclusion complex formation with cyclodextrins (CDs). The molecular encapsulation with CDs results in a solid, molecularly dispersed form and in a significantly improved aqueous solubility of isoflavones. Genistein, a key isoflavone constituent of Ononidis spinosae radix was found to form a supramolecular, non-covalent inclusion complex with both beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) and gamma-cyclodextrin (gamma-CD), while it did not form a stable complex with alpha-CD. The guest genistein was found to spatially located in the less polar cavity of cyclodextrin. The isolated binary genistein/CD complexes appeared novel crystalline lattices. The in vitro dissolution of genistein entrapped into both beta- and gamma-CD, significantly surpassed that of the plain isoflavone.

  10. Detoxification of nerve agents by a substituted beta-cyclodextrin: application of a modified biological assay.

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    Wille, T; Tenberken, O; Reiter, G; Müller, S; Le Provost, R; Lafont, O; Estour, F; Thiermann, H; Worek, F

    2009-11-30

    Chemical warfare agents (nerve agents) are still available and present a real threat to the population. Numerous in vitro and in vivo studies showed that various nerve agents, e.g. tabun and cyclosarin, are resistant towards standard therapy with atropine and oxime. Based on these facts we applied a modified biological assay for the easy, semi-quantitative testing of the detoxifying properties of the beta-cyclodextrin derivative CD-IBA. Cyclosarin, sarin, tabun and VX were incubated with CD-IBA for 1-50 min at 37 degrees C, then an aliquot was added to erythrocyte acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and the percentage of AChE inhibition was determined. The validity of the assay was confirmed by concomitant quantification of tabun by GC-MS. Different concentrations of cyclosarin were detoxified by CD-IBA in a concentration-dependent velocity. The ability to detoxify various nerve agents decreased in the order cyclosarin>sarin>tabun>VX. Hereby, no detoxification of VX could be detected. Sarin was detoxified in a biphasic reaction with a fast reduction of inhibitory potential in the first phase and a slower detoxification in the second phase. CD-IBA detoxified tabun in a one phase decay and, compared to cyclosarin and sarin, a longer half-life was determined with tabun. The modified biological assay is appropriate for the initial semi-quantitative screening of candidate compounds for the detoxification of nerve agents. The beta-cyclodextrin derivative CD-IBA demonstrated its ability to detoxify different nerve agents.

  11. [Preparation and evaluation of 2,6-di-O-pentyl-beta-cyclodextrin bonded silica stationary phase for high performance liquid chromatography].

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    Liu, Liwen; Luo, Aiqin; Dai, Rongji; Ge, Xiaoxia; Yang, Shaoning

    2004-11-01

    In order to improve the chiral separation capability of the conventional beta-cyclodextrin bonded-silica gel stationary phase, 2,6-di-O-pentyl-beta-cyclodextrin bonded stationary phase (PCDS) was prepared via a long spacer. The resulted bonded-silica stationary phase was characterized by three methods, namely Fourier transform infrared, Molisch color reaction, X-ray optical electrical energy spectrogram. The chromatographic performances of PCDS were investigated by using liquid chromatography with toluene, dimethyl phthalate, and phenanthrene as solutes, and their retention mechanism was investigated and discussed. The results show that the introduction of pentyl to beta-cyclodextrin leads to enhancement of the retention of the solutes. The chiral separation capability of the new bonded-silica stationary phase was evaluated by using liquid chromatography with some chiral drugs. Some of the enantiomers such as chlorphenamine maleate and bupropion hydrochloride were separated by heptakis (2,6-di-O-pentyl)-beta-cyclodextrin bonded silica stationary.

  12. Supramolecular photochemistry in beta-cyclodextrin hosts: a TREPR, NMR, and CIDNP investigation.

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    Krumkacheva, Olesya A; Gorelik, Vitaly R; Bagryanskaya, Elena G; Lebedeva, Natalia V; Forbes, Malcolm D E

    2010-06-01

    A systematic investigation of the photochemistry and ensuing radical chemistry of three guest ketones encapsulated in randomly methylated beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) hosts is reported. Dibenzyl ketone (DBK), deoxybenzoin (DOB), and benzophenone (BP) triplet states are rapidly formed after photolysis at 308 nm. Time-resolved electron paramagnetic resonance (TREPR) spectroscopy, steady-state NMR spectroscopy, and time-resolved chemically induced nuclear polarization (TR-CIDNP) experiments were performed on the ketone/CD complexes and on the ketones in free solution for comparison. The major reactivity pathways available from these excited states are either Norrish I alpha-cleavage or H-atom abstraction from the interior of the CD capsule or the solvent. The DOB triplet state undergoes both reactions, whereas the DBK triplet shows exclusively alpha-cleavage and the BP triplet shows exclusively H-atom abstraction. Radical pairs are observed in beta-CDs by TREPR, consisting of either DOB or BP ketyl radicals with sugar radicals from the CD interior. The TREPR spectra acquired in CDs are substantially broadened due to strong spin exchange. The electron spin polarization mechanism is mostly due to S-T(0) radical pair mechanism (RPM) in solution but changes to S-T(-) RPM in the CDs due to the large exchange interaction. The TR-CIDNP results confirm the reactivity patterns of all three ketones, and DOB shows strong nuclear spin polarization from a novel rearrangement product resulting from the alpha-cleavage reaction.

  13. Characterization, inclusion mode, phase-solubility and in vitro release studies of inclusion binary complexes with cyclodextrins and meglumine using sulfamerazine as model drug.

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    Aloisio, Carolina; Gomes de Oliveira, Anselmo; Longhi, Marcela

    2014-07-01

    In order to investigate the effect on the aqueous solubility and release rate of sulfamerazine (SMR) as model drug, inclusion complexes with β-cyclodextrin (βCD), methyl-β-cyclodextrin (MβCD) and hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPβCD) and a binary system with meglumine (MEG) were developed. The formation of 1:1 inclusion complexes of SMR with the CDs and a SMR:MEG binary system in solution and in solid state was revealed by phase solubility studies (PSS), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), thermal analysis and X-Ray diffractometry (XRD) studies. The CDs solubilization of SMR could be improved by ionization of the drug molecule through pH adjustments. The higher apparent stability constants of SMR:CDs complexes were obtained in pH 2.00, demonstrating that CDs present more affinity for the unionized drug. The best approach for SMR solubility enhancement results from the combination of MEG and pH adjustment, with a 34-fold increment and a Smax of 54.8 mg/ml. The permeability of the drug was reduced due to the presence of βCD, MβCD, HPβCD and MEG when used as solubilizers. The study then suggests interesting applications of CD or MEG complexes for modulating the release rate of SMR through semipermeable membranes.

  14. Impact of beta-cyclodextrin and resistant starch on bile acid metabolism and fecal steroid excretion in regard to their hypolipidemic action in hamsters.

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    Trautwein, E A; Forgbert, K; Rieckhoff, D; Erbersdobler, H F

    1999-01-29

    To examine the impact on bile acid metabolism and fecal steroid excretion as a mechanism involved in the lipid-lowering action of beta-cyclodextrin and resistant starch in comparison to cholestyramine, male golden Syrian hamsters were fed 0% (control), 8% or 12% of beta-cyclodextrin or resistant starch or 1% cholestyramine. Resistant starch, beta-cyclodextrin and cholestyramine significantly lowered plasma total cholesterol and triacylglycerol concentrations compared to control. Distinct changes in the bile acid profile of gallbladder bile were caused by resistant starch, beta-cyclodextrin and cholestyramine. While cholestyramine significantly reduced chenodeoxycholate independently of its taurine-glycine conjugation, beta-cyclodextrin and resistant starch decreased especially the percentage of taurochenodeoxycholate by -75% and -44%, respectively. As a result, the cholate:chenodeoxycholate ratio was significantly increased by 100% with beta-cyclodextrin and by 550% with cholestyramine while resistant starch revealed no effect on this ratio. beta-Cyclodextrin and resistant starch, not cholestyramine, significantly increased the glycine:taurine conjugation ratio demonstrating the predominance of glycine conjugated bile acids. Daily fecal excretion of bile acids was 4-times higher with 8% beta-cyclodextrin and 19-times with 1% cholestyramine compared to control. beta-Cyclodextrin and cholestyramine also induced a 2-fold increase in fecal neutral sterol excretion, demonstrating the sterol binding capacity of these two compounds. Resistant starch had only a modest effect on fecal bile acid excretion (80% increase) and no effect on excretion of neutral sterols, suggesting a weak interaction with intestinal steroid absorption. These data demonstrate the lipid-lowering potential of beta-cyclodextrin and resistant starch. An impaired reabsorption of circulating bile acids and intestinal cholesterol absorption leading to an increase in fecal bile acid and neutral sterol

  15. Integrated immobilized cell reactor-adsorption system for beta-cyclodextrin production: a model study using PVA-cryogel entrapped Bacillus agaradhaerens cells.

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    Martins, Rita F; Plieva, Fatima M; Santos, Ana; Hatti-Kaul, Rajni

    2003-09-01

    Production of cyclodextrins (CDs) by immobilized cells of the alkaliphilic Bacillus agaradhaerens LS-3C with integrated product recovery was studied. The microorganism was entrapped in polyvinyl alcohol-cryogel beads and used as a convenient source of immobilized cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase (CGTase). On activation by incubation in the cultivation medium containing 1% (w/v) starch, the entrapped cells multiplied and secreted CGTase with an activity of 2-3 mg beta-cyclodextrin h(-1) g(-1) beads. The immobilized biocatalyst exhibited maximum activity at pH 9 and 50 degrees C, and formed cyclodextrins comprising 92-94% beta-CD and remaining alpha-CD. The cyclodextrin product from the immobilized cell bioreactor was continuously recovered by adsorption to Amberlite XAD-4 in a recycle batch mode. The product adsorption was facilitated at low temperature while hot water was used for elution.

  16. Inclusion of lycorine with natural cyclodextrins (α-, β- and γ-CD): Experimental and in vitro evaluation

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    Liu, Dan-Dan; Guo, Ya-Fei; Zhang, Jian-Qiang; Yang, Zhi-Kuan; Li, Xiang; Yang, Bo; Yang, Rui

    2017-02-01

    The primary goal of this research was to investigate the effect of spatial compatibility in the inclusion complex formation of cyclodextrins with different cavity size on physicochemical and anticancer properties. For this purpose, the binding behaviors of the complex formations of α-, β- and γ-cyclodextrins with lycorine were observed by the use of UV, MS, XRD, DSC, TG, 1H, and 2D NMR spectroscopy and elemental analysis. The results displayed that the binding behavior was contrary to the size of the CDs, and the value of binding constant of lycorine/γ-CD was the smallest, while the value of binding constant of lycorine/α-CD was the greatest. In vitro study demonstrated that the lycorine-α-CD and lycorine-β-CD are valuable approaches to enhance lycorine bioavailability. The results deduced that using CDs with moderate cavities (such as α-CD or β-CD) as a cyclodextrin-based delivery system to form the lycorine-type inclusion complex could be more applicable, and further helps to improve the properties of lycorine-type therapeutic agent.

  17. Electrospinning of cyclodextrin/linalool-inclusion complex nanofibers: Fast-dissolving nanofibrous web with prolonged release and antibacterial activity.

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    Aytac, Zeynep; Yildiz, Zehra Irem; Kayaci-Senirmak, Fatma; Tekinay, Turgay; Uyar, Tamer

    2017-09-15

    The volatility and limited water solubility of linalool is a critical issue to be solved. Here, we demonstrated the electrospinning of polymer-free nanofibrous webs of cyclodextrin/linalool-inclusion complex (CD/linalool-IC-NFs). Three types of modified cyclodextrin (HPβCD, MβCD, and HPγCD) were used to electrospin CD/linalool-IC-NFs. Free-standing CD/linalool-IC-NFs facilitate maximum loading of linalool up to 12% (w/w). A significant amount of linalool (45-89%) was preserved in CD/linalool-IC-NFs, due to enhancement in the thermal stability of linalool by cyclodextrin inclusion complexation. Remarkably, CD/linalool-IC-NFs have shown fast-dissolving characteristics in which these nanofibrous webs dissolved in water within two seconds. Furthermore, linalool release from CD/linalool-IC-NFs inhibited growth of model Gram-negative (E. coli) and Gram-positive (S. aureus) bacteria to a great extent. Briefly, characteristics of liquid linalool have been preserved in a solid nanofiber form and designed CD/linalool-IC-NFs confer high loading capacity, enhanced shelf life and strong antibacterial activity of linalool. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  18. Host-guest inclusion systems of daidzein with 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) and sulfobutyl ether-β-cyclodextrin (SBE-β-CD): Preparation, binding behaviors and water solubility

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    Deng, Yinghui; Pang, Yanhua; Guo, Yafei; Ren, Yufeng; Wang, Fen; Liao, Xiali; Yang, Bo

    2016-08-01

    Daidzein is an isoflavone of naturally abundance existing in plants and foods which has attracted much attention for its significant benefits on human health. However, its application was severely limited by its poor solubilities, instability and low bioavailability. To overcome these drawbacks, inclusion complexes of daidzein with two cyclodextrin (CD) derivatives, i.e., 2-hydropropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) and sulfobutyl ether-β-cyclodextrin (SBE-β-CD) were prepared and characterized both in solution and solid state by 1D and 2D NMR, XRD, SEM and elemental analyses. Fluorescence spectroscopy and the Job plot were used to demonstrate a mainly 1:1 inclusion mode between daidzein and CDs. Their thermal stabilities were evaluated with TG and DSC experiments. Moreover, water solubility of daidzein was significantly improved by inclusion complexation with CDs. These results might suggest valuable approaches to developments of new pharmaceutical formulations of daidzein.

  19. Preparation, characterization, and in vitro anti-inflammatory evaluation of novel water soluble kamebakaurin/hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex

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    Raza, Aun; Sun, Huifang; Bano, Shumaila; Zhao, Yingying; Xu, Xiuquan; Tang, Jian

    2017-02-01

    To enhance the aqueous solubility of kamebakaurin (KA), it was complexed with hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD). In this study, the interaction KA with HP-β-CD and their inclusion complex behavior were determined by different characterization techniques such as UV-vis, 1H NMR, FT-IR, PXRD and SEM. All the characterization information proved the development of inclusion complex KA/HP-β-CD, and this inclusion complex demonstrated discriminable spectroscopic characteristics and properties from free compound KA. The results demonstrated that the water solubility of KA was remarkably increased in the presence of HP-β-CD. Furthermore, in vitro anti-inflammatory study showed that inclusion complex KA/HP-β-CD maintained the anti-inflammatory effect of KA. These results demonstrate that HP-β-CD will be promisingly employed in the application of water-insoluble anti-inflammatory phytochemicals such as KA.

  20. Fabrication of 2D nanosheet through self assembly behavior of sulfamethoxypyridazine inclusion complexes with α- and β-cyclodextrins.

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    Rajendiran, N; Venkatesh, G; Mohandass, T

    2014-04-05

    A 2D nanosheet was fabricated through the supramolecular self assembly of sulfamethoxypyridazine (SMP) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) inclusion complexes. HRTEM image exhibited 2D nanosheet morphology with a length of 1200mm and the sheet thickness of 60mm. It is noted that the nanosheet did not form a single layer aggregation but a bulk aggregation of SMP/β-CD inclusion complex. The formation of this multilayer 2D nanosheet based on the self assembly of SMP/β-CD inclusion complexes is proposed by the topological transformation as well as molecular modeling calculations. But, nanorods are formed in SMP/α-CD inclusion complex indicated that the nature of the CD determined the shape of the self assembled supramolecular architecture. The formation of nanomaterial was characterized by using FT-IR, DSC, PXRD, (1)H NMR, absorption, fluorescence and lifetime measurements.

  1. Preparation and characterizations of solid/aqueous phases inclusion complex of 2,4-dinitroaniline with β-cyclodextrin.

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    Stalin, Thambusamy; Srinivasan, Krishnan; Sivakumar, Krishnamoorthy; Radhakrishnan, S

    2014-07-17

    The formation of host-guest inclusion complex of 2,4-dinitroaniline (2,4-DNA) with nano-hydrophobic cavity of β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) in solution phase were studied by UV-visible spectrophotometer and electrochemical method (Cyclic Voltammetry, CV). The prototropic behaviors of 2,4-DNA with and without β-CD was studied by spectrophotometrically. The binding constant of the inclusion complex at 303K was calculated using Benesi-Hildebrand plot and thermodynamic parameter (ΔG) were also calculated. The inclusion complex formation between β-CD and 2,4-DNA was confirmed by (1)H NMR, 2D ROESY NMR, FT-IR, XRD and SEM analysis. The 2,4-DNA:β-CD inclusion complex was obtained by molecular docking studies and it was good correlation with the results obtained through experimental methods. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  2. Formulation and In-vitro Evaluation of Orally Disintegrating Tablets of Olanzapine-2-Hydroxypropyl-β-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex

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    Ajit Shankarrao, Kulkarni; Dhairysheel Mahadeo, Ghadge; Pankaj Balavantrao, Kokate

    2010-01-01

    The aim of this study was to design orally disintegrating tablets of Olanzapine and to complex Olanzapine with 2-hydroxypropyl-β- cyclodextrin with special emphasis on disintegration and dissolution studies. Phase solubility studies demonstrated the formation of 1:1 molar inclusion complex by kneading method. Tablets were prepared by using superdisintegrants namely, sodium starch glycolate, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, tulsion 339, and indion 414. Complex was characterized using infrared spectroscopy, drug content estimation, saturated solubility study, diffrerential scanning calorimetry and X-ray diffractometry. 5% w/w croscarmellose sodium showed the minimum disintegration time 39 ± 1.76 sec and in-vitro drug release 99.19 ± 0.18% within 6 min. In general, solubility of Olanzapine can be improved by complexing with 2-hydroxypropyl-β- cyclodextrin. Croscarmellose sodium can be used for faster disintegration of tablets. PMID:24381598

  3. Experimental and theoretical study of the inclusion complexes of 3-carboxycoumarin acid with β- and 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrins

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    Tablet, Cristina; Minea, Liliana; Dumitrache, Luigi; Hillebrand, Mihaela

    2012-06-01

    The association process of a host-guest system, cyclodextrins (CyD) - 3-carboxycoumarin acid (3CCA) was followed by means of UV-vis, circular dichroism and steady-state fluorescence spectroscopies in buffer solution at pH = 1. The experimental data were analyzed in order to get information on the stoichiometry, the equilibrium constants and the geometry of the inclusion complexes. In the circular dichroism spectra, a positive induced signal was obtained reflecting that the guest penetrates the cavity in such a way that the transition moment of the electronic band is quasi parallel to the host main axis. The experimental data are supported by the DFT and TDDFT (B3LYP/6-31G) calculations performed on the isolated ligand and by TDDFT (ZINDO) calculations carried out on the supramolecular ligand-cyclodextrin system.

  4. Structure of the complex of beta-cyclodextrin with beta-naphthyloxyacetic acid in the solid state and in aqueous solution.

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    Kokkinou, A; Yannakopoulou, K; Mavridis, I M; Mentzafo, D

    2001-05-08

    The structure of the complex of beta-cyclodextrin (cyclomaltoheptaose) with beta-naphthyloxyacetic acid was studied in solid state by X-ray diffraction and in aqueous solution by 1H NMR spectroscopy. The complex crystallizes in the channel mode, space group C2, with a stoichiometry of 2:1; two beta-cyclodextrin molecules related by a twofold crystal axis form dimers, in the cavity of which one guest molecule is found on average. The above stoichiometry indicates one guest per beta-CD dimer statistically oriented over two positions or two guest molecules in pi-pi interactions in half of the beta-CD dimers and the rest of the beta-CD dimers empty. In addition, occupancy of 0.5 for the guest per every beta-CD dimer is in accord with the occupancy of the two disordered primary hydroxyls. These two hydroxyl groups, to which the carboxylic oxygen atoms of the guest are hydrogen bonded, point towards the interior of the beta-CD cavity. In aqueous solution, the 1H NMR spectroscopic study indicated that there is a mixture of complexes with host-guest stoichiometries both 1:1 and 2:1.

  5. Enantioseparation of mandelic acid derivatives by high performance liquid chromatography with substituted β-cyclodextrin as chiral mobile phase additive and evaluation of inclusion complex formation

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    Tong, Shengqiang; Zhang, Hu; Shen, Mangmang

    2014-01-01

    The enantioseparation of ten mandelic acid derivatives was performed by reverse phase high performance liquid chromatography with hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) or sulfobutyl ether-β-cyclodextrin (SBE-β-CD) as chiral mobile phase additives, in which inclusion complex formations between cyclodextrins and enantiomers were evaluated. The effects of various factors such as the composition of mobile phase, concentration of cyclodextrins and column temperature on retention and enantioselectivity were studied. The peak resolutions and retention time of the enantiomers were strongly affected by the pH, the organic modifier and the type of β-cyclodextrin in the mobile phase, while the concentration of buffer solution and temperature had a relatively low effect on resolutions. Enantioseparations were successfully achieved on a Shimpack CLC-ODS column (150×4.6 mm i.d., 5 μm). The mobile phase was a mixture of acetonitrile and 0.10 mol L-1 of phosphate buffer at pH 2.68 containing 20 mmol L-1 of HP-β-CD or SBE-β-CD. Semi-preparative enantioseparation of about 10 mg of α-cyclohexylmandelic acid and α-cyclopentylmandelic acid were established individually. Cyclodextrin-enantiomer complex stoichiometries as well as binding constants were investigated. Results showed that stoichiomertries for all the inclusion complex of cyclodextrin-enantiomers were 1:1. PMID:24893270

  6. Encapsulation of gallic acid/cyclodextrin inclusion complex in electrospun polylactic acid nanofibers: Release behavior and antioxidant activity of gallic acid.

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    Aytac, Zeynep; Kusku, Semran Ipek; Durgun, Engin; Uyar, Tamer

    2016-06-01

    Cyclodextrin-inclusion complexes (CD-ICs) possess great prominence in food and pharmaceutical industries due to their enhanced ability for stabilization of active compounds during processing, storage and usage. Here, CD-IC of gallic acid (GA) with hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (GA/HPβCD-IC) was prepared and then incorporated into polylactic acid (PLA) nanofibers (PLA/GA/HPβCD-IC-NF) using electrospinning technique to observe the effect of CD-ICs in the release behavior of GA into three different mediums (water, 10% ethanol and 95% ethanol). The GA incorporated PLA nanofibers (PLA/GA-NFs) were served as control. Phase solubility studies showed an enhanced solubility of GA with increasing amount of HPβCD. The detailed characterization techniques (XRD, TGA and (1)H-NMR) confirmed the formation of inclusion complex between GA and HPβCD. Computational modeling studies indicated that the GA made an efficient complex with HPβCD at 1:1 either in vacuum or aqueous system. SEM images revealed the bead-free and uniform morphology of PLA/GA/HPβCD-IC-NF. The release studies of GA from PLA/GA/HPβCD-IC-NF and PLA/GA-NF were carried out in water, 10% ethanol and 95% ethanol, and the findings revealed that PLA/GA/HPβCD-IC-NF has released much more amount of GA in water and 10% ethanol system when compared to PLA/GA-NF. In addition, GA was released slowly from PLA/GA/HPβCD-IC-NF into 95% ethanol when compared to PLA/GA-NF. It was also observed that electrospinning process had no negative effect on the antioxidant activity of GA when GA was incorporated in PLA nanofibers.

  7. Removal of copper ions from water using epichlorohydrin cross-linked beta-cyclodextrin polymer: characterization, isotherms and kinetics.

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    Sikder, M Tajuddin; Islam, Md Shariful; Kikuchi, Tohru; Suzuki, Junichi; Saito, Takeshi; Kurasaki, Masaaki

    2014-04-01

    Beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) cross-linked with epichlorohydrin to form water insoluble beta-cyclodextrin polymer (beta-CDP) has been shown to be an effective sorbent for sorption of organic particles, but the sorption of copper (Cu2+) in aqueous solutions by beta-CDP has not been conducted. The objective of this study was to explore the sorption mechanism of beta-CDP for copper. The effects of different experimental conditions such as pH, ionic strength, contact time, and temperature were inspected using a batch method. In addition, binding scheme was estimated by using Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, Xray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), a scanning electron microscope (SEM), and Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET) analysis. The adsorption of Cu2+ was observed to be higher at pH 6.0. The kinetic study revealed that the adsorption is fitted well by the pseudo-second-order kinetic model. The maximum binding of Cu2+ was estimated to be 111.11 mg/g through the Langmuir isotherm model--much higher than the existing sorption technologies. Hence, the adsorption-desorption trends of epichlorohydrin cross-linked with beta-CD, along with its good recyclability, establish an alternative, effective, and novel remediation technology for the removal of Cu2+ from aqueous solutions.

  8. The formation of a host-guest inclusion complex system between β-cyclodextrin and baicalin and its dissolution characteristics.

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    Li, Jing; Jiang, Qihua; Deng, Ping; Chen, Qian; Yu, Mingan; Shang, Jingchuan; Li, Wei

    2017-06-01

    Baicalin (BCL) has potential therapeutic benefits, but its clinical outcomes are restricted mainly because of low water solubility. This study sought to improve the water solubility of BCL by the formation of inclusion complex with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD). The inclusion complex was studied by solubility test, differential scanning calorimeter (DSC), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), X-ray diffraction (XRD), (1) H Nuclear magnetic resonance ((1) HNMR) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Molecular docking was conducted to verify the experimental findings. The dissolution rate was determined by dialysis membrane method. In vivo absorption studies in rats were conducted and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) was used to analyse the plasma level of BCL after oral administration. The DSC, FTIR, XRD, (1) HNMR and SEM findings suggested the formation of inclusion complex between BCL and β-CD in 1 : 1 stoichiometry. Molecular docking demonstrated the insertion of benzene ring of BCL into β-CD cavity by hydrophobic interactions and possible H-bond formation. Moreover, β-CD markedly improved the solubility of BCL and displayed AL -type phase diagrams. The improvement in dissolution rate of the inclusion complex was reflected in the earlier Tmax , higher Cmax and larger AUC0-t than that of BCL after oral administration. β-cyclodextrin complex can be used as an effective formulation strategy for development of BCL-loaded delivery system with better therapeutic outcomes. © 2017 Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

  9. [Solubilization Specificities Interferon beta-1b from Inclusion Bodies].

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    Zhuravko, A S; Kononova, N V; Bobruskin, A I

    2015-01-01

    A new solubilization method of recombinant interferon beta-1b (IFNβ-1b) from the inclusion bodies was developed. This method allows to extract the target protein selectively in the solutions of different alcohols, such as ethanol, propanol and isopropanol. It was shown that the more effective IFNβ-1b solubilization was achieved in the 55% propanol solution. This method allowed to extract the target protein from inclusion bodies around 85-90%, and significantly reduced Escherichia coli content in the solubilizate, in comparison with standard methods.

  10. Rheological behavior of self-assembling PEG-beta-cyclodextrin/PEG-cholesterol hydrogels.

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    van de Manakker, Frank; Vermonden, Tina; El Morabit, Najim; van Nostrum, Cornelus F; Hennink, Wim E

    2008-11-04

    The rheological properties of a recently developed self-assembling hydrogel system composed of beta-cyclodextrin (betaCD)- and cholesterol-derivatized 8-arm star-shaped poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG8) were investigated. To understand and predict the gel rheological properties, data fitting with the Maxwell model as well as comparing the system's concentration-dependent behavior with Cates' model for reversibly breaking chains were performed. To investigate the influence of the polymer architecture, networks were also prepared by replacing the cholesterol-derivatized 8-arm star-shaped PEG by linear bifunctional PEG-cholesterol or by using 4-arm instead of 8-arm polymers. Rheological analysis showed that the 8-arm polymer-based mixtures yielded tight viscoelastic networks, but their storage and loss moduli significantly deviated from those predicted by the Maxwell model. The scaling of the plateau moduli, relaxation times, and zero-shear viscosities with concentration for gels composed of 8-arm cholesterol- and betaCD-derivatized PEG followed a power law with exponents higher than predicted by Cates' model. On the other hand, hydrogels in which linear bifunctional PEG-cholesterol was used instead of 8-arm star-shaped PEG-cholesterol or which were based on 4-arm polymers showed a substantially better fit with the Maxwell model and reduced differences between empirical and Cates' theoretical scaling exponents. Rheological analysis also showed that the hydrogels were thermoreversible. At low temperatures, the gels showed viscoelastic behavior due to slow overall relaxation of the polymer chains. At higher temperatures, however, a reduced number of betaCD/cholesterol complexes and concomitant faster chain relaxation processes eventually led to liquid-like behavior. The relationship between temperature and the relaxation time was used to determine an activation energy of 46 kJ/mol for breaking and reptation of the polymers.

  11. Molecular organization, structural orientation, and surface topography of monoacylated beta-cyclodextrins in monolayers at the air-aqueous interface.

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    Vico, Raquel V; Silva, O Fernando; de Rossi, Rita H; Maggio, Bruno

    2008-08-05

    The surface behavior of monoacylated beta-cyclodextrins, with hydrocarbon chains of 16, 14, and 10 carbons, has been assessed by the measurement of the surface pressure, surface (dipole) potential, optical reflectivity, and surface topography in monolayers at the air-water interface. For all the derivatives studied, the intermolecular organization adopted along compression-decompression isotherms reveals a rich variety of packing states which imply profound reorganization of the hydrophobic and hydrophilic moieties of the beta-cyclodextrin derivatives in the film, depending on the lateral surface pressure. The intermolecular arrangements are consistent with the adoption of a different and defined orientation of the cyclic oligosaccharide unit, relative to the interfacial plane and the aqueous subphase. This is different from the behavior of the per-substituted derivatives, and none of the changes exhibited by the monosubstituted forms are consistent with the oligosaccharide ring remaining in a fixed orientation along the interface when the surface pressure is varied.

  12. Synthesis, characterization and in vitro release studies of a new acetazolamide-HP-beta-CD-TEA inclusion complex.

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    Granero, Gladys E; Maitre, Marcos M; Garnero, Claudia; Longhi, Marcela R

    2008-03-01

    The aim of our work was to develop a multicomponent inclusion complex of acetazolamide (ACZ) in order to investigate the combined effect of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CD) and triethanolamine (TEA) on the solubility of ACZ and its possibility of ophthalmic delivery. Phase solubility study was used to evaluate the complexation in solution at 25 degrees C. Complex formation was also evaluated by comparing the infrared (FT-IR) spectra of the solid complexes with a simple physical mixture containing the same amount of ACZ. FT-IR experiments provided data indicating that the carbonamido group of ACZ is involved in the inclusion process. In vitro release data showed that both formulations, containing the freeze-dried ternary complex and the corresponding simple physical mixture of ACZ with HP-beta-CD and TEA presented the fastest release rate of ACZ. These results suggest that the ACZ-HP-beta-CD-TEA complex represents an effective novel formulation to enhance ACZ solubility in water, turning it promising for ophthalmic administration.

  13. Effect of Tween 80 and beta-cyclodextrin on degradation of decabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-209) by White rot fungi.

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    Zhou, Juan; Jiang, Weiying; Ding, Juan; Zhang, Xingding; Gao, Shixiang

    2007-12-01

    The environmental safety of decabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-209), a widely used flame retardant, has been the topic of controversial discussions during the past several years. Degradation of BDE-209 into lower brominated diphenyl ether congeners, exhibiting a higher bioaccumulation potential, has been a critical issue. White rot fungi are known to degrade a wide variety of recalcitrant pollutants. In this work, white rot fungi were used to degrade BDE-209 in liquid culture medium, and the effects of Tween 80 and beta-cyclodextrin on BDE-209 degradation by white rot fungi were evaluated. On the basis of these results, it appears that BDE-209 could be degraded by white rot fungi, and Tween 80 and beta-cyclodextrin can both increase the biodegradation. The best result in Tween 80 experiments was obtained at a Tween 80 concentration of 500mgl(-1) within 10d, which showed 96.5% (w/w) BDE-209 transformed. Tween 80 at a high concentration will restrain the fungal growth and the degradation of BDE-209. However, beta-cyclodextrin had positive effects both on the BDE-209 degradation and the fungal growth.

  14. Excimer formation in inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin with salbutamol, sotalol and atenolol: Spectral and molecular modeling studies

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    Antony Muthu Prabhu, A.; Subramanian, V. K.; Rajendiran, N.

    2012-10-01

    The inclusion complexation behavior of salbutamol, sotalol and atenolol drugs with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) were investigated by UV-visible, fluorometry, time resolved fluorescence, FT-IR, 1H NMR, SEM and PM3 methods. The above drugs gave a single emission maximum in water where as dual emission in β-CD. In β-CD solutions the shorter wavelength fluorescence intensity was regularly decreased and longer wavelength fluorescence intensity increased. Addition of β-CD to aqueous solutions of drugs resulted into excimer emission. The excimer emission is concluded to be due to a 1:2 inclusion complex between β-CD and drug. Nanosecond time-resolved studies indicated that all drugs exhibited biexponential decay in solvents and triexponential decay in CD. Investigations of thermodynamic and electronic properties confirmed the stability of the inclusion complex.

  15. Excimer formation in inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin with salbutamol, sotalol and atenolol: spectral and molecular modeling studies.

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    Antony Muthu Prabhu, A; Subramanian, V K; Rajendiran, N

    2012-10-01

    The inclusion complexation behavior of salbutamol, sotalol and atenolol drugs with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) were investigated by UV-visible, fluorometry, time resolved fluorescence, FT-IR, (1)H NMR, SEM and PM3 methods. The above drugs gave a single emission maximum in water where as dual emission in β-CD. In β-CD solutions the shorter wavelength fluorescence intensity was regularly decreased and longer wavelength fluorescence intensity increased. Addition of β-CD to aqueous solutions of drugs resulted into excimer emission. The excimer emission is concluded to be due to a 1:2 inclusion complex between β-CD and drug. Nanosecond time-resolved studies indicated that all drugs exhibited biexponential decay in solvents and triexponential decay in CD. Investigations of thermodynamic and electronic properties confirmed the stability of the inclusion complex. Copyright © 2012 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  16. The cyclodextrin sugammadex and anaphylaxis to rocuronium: is rocuronium still potentially allergenic in the inclusion complex form?

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    Baldo, B A; McDonnell, N J; Pham, N H

    2012-07-01

    Rocuronium, a non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking drug has a rapid onset of action, a comparatively low potency and, with a more favourable side effects profile than succinylcholine, it has become a popular alternative to that drug for rapid sequence inductions in anaesthesia. The rocuronium-binding cyclodextrin derivative sugammadex, prepared by per-6 substitution of the primary hydroxyls of γ-cyclodextrin with thiol ether-linked propionic acid side chains to extend the hydrophobic cavity to accommodate rocuronium, is used to reverse neuromuscular blockade by encapsulating the drug as an inclusion complex and removing it from the neuromuscular junction to the plasma. It has recently been suggested that sugammadex might also be of value in the management of rocuronium-induced anaphylaxis and this has been potentially supported by recent case reports. However, before sugammadex can be recommended for this purpose, it is important to establish whether or not the allergenic substituted ammonium groups at each end of the rocuronium molecule in the inclusion complex are masked within the cavity or left exposed for interaction with rocuronium-reactive IgE antibodies in the sera of rocuronium-allergic patients. Detailed experimental strategies and experimental protocols to investigate the allergenic potential of the sugammadex-rocuronium inclusion complex are presented and a possible explanation of the apparently rapid and successful reversal of anaphylaxis by administration of sugammadex is advanced and discussed.

  17. Inclusion complex of ellagic acid with β-cyclodextrin: Characterization and in vitro anti-inflammatory evaluation

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    Bulani, Vipin D.; Kothavade, Pankaj S.; Kundaikar, Harish S.; Gawali, Nitin B.; Chowdhury, Amrita A.; Degani, Mariam S.; Juvekar, Archana R.

    2016-02-01

    Freeze-dried inclusion complex of ellagic acid/β-cyclodextrin (EACD) was investigated both in solution and solid state by means of aqueous solubility, in vitro dissolution, absorption, fluorescence, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), powder X-ray diffractometry (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and molecular modeling methods. The phase solubility study showed that ellagic acid formed 1:2 stoichiometric inclusion complex with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD). The FTIR study indicates that carbonyl group of ellagic acid interact with β-CD. The NMR results demonstrate that ellagic acid was partly included into the β-CD from the wider side of the cavity. Molecular modeling studies revealed that hydrogen bonding interactions played an important role in the inclusion process and higher negative values for the complexation energies imply that 1:2 complex was more stable than 1:1 complex. The solubility and in vitro dissolution of ellagic acid was significantly enhanced by complexation with β-CD as compared to the free ellagic acid. Additionally, the complexation of EACD positively influences it's in vitro anti-inflammatory activity by protecting from protein denaturation and lysis of erythrocyte membrane.

  18. Evaluation of carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin with acid function: improvement of chemical stability, oral bioavailability and bitter taste of famotidine.

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    Mady, Fatma M; Abou-Taleb, Ahmed E; Khaled, Khaled A; Yamasaki, Keishi; Iohara, Daisuke; Taguchi, Kazuaki; Anraku, Makoto; Hirayama, Fumitoshi; Uekama, Kaneto; Otagiri, Masaki

    2010-09-15

    The objective of the present study was to evaluate the potential influence of carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin (CM-beta-CyD) on the aqueous solubility, chemical stability and oral bioavailability of famotidine (FMT) as well as on its bitter taste. We examined the effect of the CM-beta-CyD on the acidic degradation of FMT compared with that for sulfobutyl-ether-beta-cyclodextrin (SBE-beta-CyD). The potential use of CM-beta-CyD for orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs) was evaluated in vitro and in vivo. A taste perception study was also carried out. A strong stabilizing influence of CM-beta-CyD was observed against the acidic degradation, in sharp contrast to SBE-beta-CyD which induced a weird destabilizing effect on FMT. (13)C NMR was used to investigate the interaction mode between FMT and the 2 CyDs. In vivo study of ODTs indicated a significant increase in C(max), AUC and oral bioavailability in the case of FMT-CM-beta-CyD tablets, compared with plain drug tablets. However, no significant difference in T(max) and t(1/2) was observed. CM-beta-CyD complexation appears to be an acceptable strategy for enhancing the oral bioavailability of FMT owing to its dramatic effect on the aqueous solubility and chemical stability of the drug. In addition, it has a pronounced effect on masking the bitter taste of FMT. Copyright 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  19. Synthesis and structure-activity study of quaternary ammonium functionalized beta-cyclodextrin-carboxymethylcellulose polymers.

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    Bonenfant, Danielle; Bourgeois, François-René; Mimeault, Murielle; Monette, Frédéric; Niquette, Patrick; Hausler, Robert

    2011-01-01

    Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) and beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD)-based polymers functionalized with two types of quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs), the alkaquat DMB-451 (N-alkyl (50% C14, 40% C12, 10% C10) dimethylbenzylammonium chloride) (DMD-451) named polymer DMB-451, and FMB 1210-8 (a blend of 32 w% N-alkyl (50% C14, 40% C12, 10% C10) dimethylbenzylammonium chloride and 48 w% of didecyldimethylammonium chloride) named polymer FMB 1210-8, were synthethized and characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. The antimicrobial activities of these polymers against Eschericia coli were also evaluated at 25 degrees C in wastewater. The results have indicated that the polymer FMB 1210-8 possesses a high-affinity binding with bacterial cells that induces a rapid disinfection process. Moreover, in the same experimental conditions of disinfection (mixture of 1.0 g of polymer and 100 mL of wastewater), the polymer FMB 1210-8 has a higher antimicrobial efficiency (99.90%) than polymer DMB-451 (92.8%). This phenomenon might be associated to a stronger interaction with bacterial cells due to stronger binding affinity for E. coli cells and greater killing efficiency of the C10 alkyl chains QAC of polymer FMB 1210-8 to disrupt the bacterial cell membrane as compared to N-alkyl (50% C14, 40% C12, 10% C10) dimethylbenzylammonium chloride. Together, these results suggest that the polymer FMB 1210-8 could constitute a good disinfectant against Escherichia coli, which could be advantageously used in wastewater treatments due to the low toxicity of beta-CD and CMC, and moderated toxicity of FMB 1210-8 to human and environment.

  20. Methyl-beta-cyclodextrin directly binds methylene blue and blocks both its cell staining and glucose uptake stimulatory effects.

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    Scott, Jordan; Tidball, Andrew; Uitvlugt, Jeff M; Lucia, Mario; Vander Griend, Douglas A; Louters, Larry L

    2009-02-01

    GLUT1, the most ubiquitously expressed member of the GLUT family of glucose transporters, can be acutely activated by a variety of cell stresses. Methylene blue activates glucose transport activity of GLUT1 in L929 fibroblast cells presumably by a redox cycling of MB, which generates an oxidative stress. Data shown here reveal that methyl-beta-cyclodextrin (MCD) blocks both the staining of cells and activation of glucose uptake by directly binding to MB. MCD binding to MB was qualitatively demonstrated by a significantly slower dialysis rate of MB in the presence of MCD. Analysis of the complete spectra of aqueous MB solutions and MB plus MCD solutions by a factor analysis program called SIVVU indicated that these equilibria can be modeled by three species: MB monomer, MB dimer, and MCD-MB inclusion complex. The molar extinction coefficients for each species from 500 to 700nm were determined. The equilibrium association constant (K(a)) for MB dimer formation was measured at 5846+/-30M(-1) and the K(a) for formation of the MCD-MB complex was 310+/-10M(-1). MCD also dramatically enhances the destaining rate of MB-stained cells. The loss of MB from the cell is tightly correlated with the loss of activated glucose uptake. This suggests that the MB activation of glucose uptake is likely not caused by its redox cycling, but more likely the result of a specific interaction between MB and a protein directly involved in the activation of GLUT1.

  1. A highly hydrated α-cyclodextrin/1-undecanol inclusion complex: crystal structure and hydrogen-bond network from high-resolution neutron diffraction at 20 K.

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    Gallois-Montbrun, Delphine; Le Bas, Geneviève; Mason, Sax A; Prangé, Thierry; Lesieur, Sylviane

    2013-04-01

    The monoclinic C2 crystal structure of an α-cyclodextrin/1-undecanol host-guest inclusion complex was solved using single-crystal neutron diffraction. Large high-quality crystals were specially produced by optimizing temperature-controlled growth conditions. The hydrate crystallizes in a channel-type structure formed by head-to-head dimer units of α-cyclodextrin molecules stacked like coins in a roll. The alkyl chain of the guest lipid is entirely embedded inside the tubular cavity delimited by the α-cyclodextrin dimer and adopts an all-trans planar zigzag conformation, while the alcohol polar head group is outside close to the α-cyclodextrin primary hydroxyl groups. The cyclodextrin dimer forms columns, which adopt a quasi-square arrangement much less compact than the quasi-hexagonal close packing already observed in the less hydrated α-cyclodextrin channel-type structures usually found with similar linear guests. The lack of compactness of this crystal form is related to the high number of interstitial water molecules. The replacement of 1-undecanol by 1-decanol does not modify the overall crystal structure of the hydrate as shown by additional X-ray diffraction investigations comparing the two host-guest assemblies. This is the first study that analyses the entire hydrogen-bonding network involved in the formation of a cyclodextrin dimer surrounded by its shell of water molecules.

  2. Solvent and guest isotope effects on complexation thermodynamics of alpha-, beta-, and 6-amino-6-deoxy-beta-cyclodextrins.

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    Rekharsky, Mikhail V; Inoue, Yoshihisa

    2002-10-16

    The stability constant (K), standard free energy (DeltaG degrees ), enthalpy (DeltaH degrees ), and entropy changes (TDeltaS degrees ) for the complexation of native alpha- and beta-cyclodextrins (CDs) and 6-amino-6-deoxy-beta-CD with more than 30 neutral, positively, and negatively charged guests, including seven fully or partially deuterated guests, have been determined in phosphate buffer solutions (pH/pD 6.9) of hydrogen oxide (H(2)O) or deuterium oxide (D(2)O) at 298.15 K by titration microcalorimetry. Upon complexation with these native and modified CDs, both nondeuterated and deuterated guests examined consistently exhibited higher affinities (by 5-20%) in D(2)O than in H(2)O. The quantitative affinity enhancement in D(2)O versus H(2)O directly correlates with the size and strength of the hydration shell around the charged/hydrophilic group of the guest. For that reason, negatively/positively charged guests, possessing a relatively large and strong hydration shell, afford smaller K(H2O)/K(D2O) ratios than those for neutral guests with a smaller and weaker hydration shell. Deuterated guests showed lower affinities (by 5-15%) than the relevant nondeuterated guests in both H(2)O and D(2)O, which is most likely ascribed to the lower ability of the C-D bond to produce induced dipoles and thus the reduced intracavity van der Waals interactions. The excellent enthalpy-entropy correlation obtained can be taken as evidence for the very limited conformational changes upon transfer of CD complexes from H(2)O to D(2)O.

  3. Effects of Two Surfactants and Beta-Cyclodextrin on Beta-Cypermethrin Degradation by Bacillus licheniformis B-1.

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    Zhao, Jiayuan; Chi, Yuanlong; Liu, Fangfang; Jia, Dongying; Yao, Kai

    2015-12-23

    The biodegradation efficiency of beta-cypermethrin (β-CY) is low especially at high concentrations mainly due to poor contact between this hydrophobic pesticide and microbial cells. In this study, the effects of two biodegradable surfactants (Tween-80 and Brij-35) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) on the growth and cell surface hydrophobicity (CSH) of Bacillus licheniformis B-1 were studied. Furthermore, their effects on the solubility, biosorption, and degradation of β-CY were investigated. The results showed that Tween-80 could slightly promote the growth of the strain while Brij-35 and β-CD exhibited little effect on its growth. The CSH of strain B-1 and the solubility of β-CY were obviously changed by using Tween-80 and Brij-35. The surfactants and β-CD could enhance β-CY biosorption and degradation by the strain, and the highest degradation was obtained in the presence of Brij-35. When the surfactant or β-CD concentration was 2.4 g/L, the degradation rate of β-CY in Brij-35, Tween-80, and β-CD treatments was 89.4%, 50.5%, and 48.1%, respectively. The half-life of β-CY by using Brij-35 was shortened by 69.1 h. Beta-CY content in the soil with both strain B-1 and Brij-35 decreased from 22.29 mg/kg to 4.41 mg/kg after incubation for 22 d. This work can provide a promising approach for the efficient degradation of pyrethroid pesticides by microorganisms.

  4. The enhancement of fluorescence quantum yields of anilino naphthalene sulfonic acids by inclusion of various cyclodextrins and cucurbit[7]uril.

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    Sueishi, Yoshimi; Fujita, Tomonori; Nakatani, Shinichiro; Inazumi, Naoya; Osawa, Yoshihiro

    2013-10-01

    The association constants (K) for the inclusion complexation of four kinds of cyclodextrins (CDs (β- and γ-), 2,6-di-O-methylated β-CD, and 2,3,6-tri-O-methylated β-CD) and cucurbit[7]uril (CB[7]) with 1,8- and 2,6-anilinonaphthalene sulfonic acids (ANSs) were determined from fluorescence spectra enhanced by inclusion. Various CDs and CB[7] form stable 1:1 inclusion complexes with 1,8- and 2,6-ANSs: K=80-11700 M(-1) for 2,6-ANS and 50-195 M(-1) for 1,8-ANS. The high stability of the inclusion complexes of 2,6-ANS with CB[7] and 2,6-di-O-methylated β-CD is shown. Further, we determined the fluorescence quantum yields (Φ values) for the inclusion complexes of ANSs by using a fluorescence spectrophotometer equipped with a half-moon unit. The Φ values of 1,8- and 2,6-ANSs were largely enhanced by the inclusion of methylated β-CDs and did not correlate with the degree of stability (K) of the inclusion complexes. We characterized the structures of the inclusion complexes by 2D ROESY-NMR measurements. In addition, the microenvironmental polarity inside the hydrophobic CD and CB[7] cavities was evaluated using the fluorescence probe 2,6-ANS. Based on the emission mechanism and the aspect of inclusion in a hydrophobic cavity, we have suggested that the microenvironmental polarity and viscosity for the excited state of ANS plays an important role for the Φ values of inclusion complexes.

  5. Effect of γ-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex on the Absorption of R-α-Lipoic Acid in Rats

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    Uchida, Ryota; Iwamoto, Kosuke; Nagayama, Suetada; Miyajima, Atsushi; Okamoto, Hinako; Ikuta, Naoko; Fukumi, Hiroshi; Terao, Keiji; Hirota, Takashi

    2015-01-01

    R-α-lipoic acid (RLA) is an endogenous organic acid, and works as a cofactor for mitochondrial enzymes and as a kind of antioxidant. Inclusion complexes of RLA with α-, β- or γ-cyclodextrins (CD) were prepared and orally administered as a suspension to rats. Among them, RLA/γ-CD showed the highest plasma exposure, and its area under the plasma concentration-time curve (AUC) of RLA was 2.2 times higher than that after oral administration of non-inclusion RLA. On the other hand, the AUC after oral administration of non-inclusion RLA and RLA/γ-CD to pylorus-ligated rats did not differ. However, the AUC after intraduodenal administration of RLA/γ-CD was 5.1 times higher than that of non-inclusion RLA, and was almost comparable to the AUC after intraduodenal administration of RLA-Na solution. Furthermore, the AUC after intraduodenal administration of RLA/γ-CD was not affected by biliary ligation or co-administration of an amylase inhibitor. These findings demonstrated that RLA was absorbed from the small intestine effectively when orally administered as a γ-CD inclusion complex, which could be easily dissolved in the lumen of the intestine. In conclusion, γ-CD inclusion complex is an appropriate formulation for supplying RLA as a drug or nutritional supplement with respect to absorption. PMID:25946345

  6. [Preparation of gas chromatographic capillary columns with beta-cyclodextrin polymer stationary phase modified with methyl phenyl silicone(OV-17)].

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    Chen, G B; Tang, K W

    2000-07-01

    An insoluble beta-cyclodextrin polymer cross-linked with epichlorohydrin was prepared. beta-Cyclodextrin polymer (0.26 g) was treated for 0.5 h by a ultrasonator in the mixed solvent (10 mL) of isopropyl ether, methylene dichloride and benzene with a volume ratio 2:1:2, and a 26 g/L colloidal stationary liquid was prepared. It was coated on a fused silica capillary by superdynamic coating method. The capillary column was of high column efficiency of above 3,000/m with good thermal stability and moderate polarity. Enantiomers of xylene, dichlorobenzene, alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, ethyl lactate, alpha-phenyl ethanol, 1, 2-propanediol, alpha-lonone, methyl alpha-chloropropionate and gamma-valerolactone were separated on the capillary column. The experimental results showed that beta-cyclodextrin polymer treated by a ultrasonator is a capillary chromatographic stationary phase with good performance and high selectivity.

  7. Synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of a new targeted drug carrier system: beta-cyclodextrin coupled to oxytocin.

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    Bertolla, Carine; Rolin, Stéphanie; Evrard, Brigitte; Pochet, Lionel; Masereel, Bernard

    2008-03-15

    Beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) was monofunctionalized into its carboxylic derivative and then conjugated to the N-side of oxytocin (OT), a nonapeptide involved in human behavior and myometrium contraction. On isolated rat myometrium, this conjugate (beta-CD-OT) partly preserves the contracting activity of OT (EC(50) = 0.40 microM vs 1.7 nM). Moreover, the contraction induced frequency is also lowered by beta-CD-OT. This novel hydrophilic targeted carrier could form a host-guest complex with prostaglandins and their derivatives used as labor inducers or with anticancer drugs used in cervix and endometrial cancer. This strategy can improve the solubility, the stability, and/or the biological activity of these drugs as well as reducing their side-effects.

  8. Amorphous solid dispersion studies of camptothecin-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes in PEG 6000.

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    Fatmi, Sofiane; Bournine, Lamine; Iguer-Ouada, Mokrane; Lahiani-Skiba, Malika; Bouchal, Fatiha; Skiba, Mohamed

    2015-01-01

    Abstract: The present work focused on the solubility enhancement of the poorly water-soluble anti-cancer agent camptothecin which, in its natural state, presents poor solubility inducing lack of activity with a marked toxicity. A new approach is adopted by using a ternary system including camptothecin (CPT) and cyclodextrins (CDs) dispersed in polyethylene glycol (PEG) 6000. Camptothecin solubility variations in the presence of α-CD, β-CD, γ-CD, hydroxypropyl-α-CD (HPα-CD), hydroxypropyl-β-CD (HPβ-CD), permethyl-β-CD (PMβ-CD) and sulfobutyl ether-β-CD (SBEβ-CD), were evaluated by Higuchi solubility experiments. In the second part, the most efficient camptothecin/P-CDs binary systems, mainly HPβ-CD and PMβ-CD, were dispersed in PEG 6000. In addition to a drug release and modeling evaluation, the CPT interactions with CDs and PEG 6000 to prepared the amorphous solid dispersion in the binary and ternary systems were investigated by Fourier transformed infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermogravimetric analyses (TGA) and X-ray powder diffraction (XRPD). The results showed that HPβ-CD and PMβ-CD were the most efficient for camptothecin solubilization with highest apparent equilibrium constants. Dissolution studies showed that percentage of CPT alone after two hour in 0.1 M HCI medium, did not exceed 16%, whereas under the same conditions, CPT/PMβ-CD complex reached 76%. When dispersing the binary systems CPT/β-CDs in PEG 6000, the velocity and the percentage of CPT release were considerably improved whatever the CD used, reaching the same value of 85%. The binary and ternary systems characterization demonstrated that CPT inclused into the CDs cavity, replacing the water molecules. Furthermore, a drug transition from crystalline to amorphous form was obtained when solid dispersion is realized. The present work demonstrated that ternary complexes are promising systems for CPT encapsulation, and offer opportunities to

  9. In vitro skin permeation of monoolein nanoparticles containing hydroxypropyl beta-cyclodextrin/minoxidil complex.

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    Kwon, Teak Kwan; Kim, Jin Chul

    2010-06-15

    Monoolein (MO) cubic phases entrapping hydroxypropyl beta-cyclodextrin (HPbetaCD)/minoxidil (MXD) complex were prepared by hydrating molten MO with the complex solution, where the concentrations of HPbetaCD/MXD were 1.0%/0.32%-19.4%/1.98%. Without HPbetaCD, the maximum content of MXD loaded in the cubic phase was only 0.071%, but with aid of HPbetaCD, the content in the cubic phase increased up to 5.72%. The nanoparticles of the cubic phase were prepared by a bath type sonication using a Pluronic F127 as a dispersant. HPbetaCD/MXD complex had little effect on the size and the structure of cubic phase nanoparticles. In vitro skin permeation of MXD loaded in the cubic phase nanoparticles (2.44 mg/cm(2) for 18 h), were higher than that of MXD dissolved in propylene glycol/water/ethanol (20/30/50, v/v/v) (1.91 mg/cm(2) for 18 h), but the amount of MXD remained within skin was higher with the MXD solution (0.068 mg/cm(2) for 18 h) than with the nanoparticles (0.023 mg/cm(2) for 18 h). Copyright 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  10. Beta cyclodextrins bind, stabilize, and remove lipofuscin bisretinoids from retinal pigment epithelium.

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    Nociari, Marcelo M; Lehmann, Guillermo L; Perez Bay, Andres E; Radu, Roxana A; Jiang, Zhichun; Goicochea, Shelby; Schreiner, Ryan; Warren, J David; Shan, Jufang; Adam de Beaumais, Ségolène; Ménand, Mickaël; Sollogoub, Matthieu; Maxfield, Frederick R; Rodriguez-Boulan, Enrique

    2014-04-08

    Accumulation of lipofuscin bisretinoids (LBs) in the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is the alleged cause of retinal degeneration in genetic blinding diseases (e.g., Stargardt) and a possible etiological agent for age-related macular degeneration. Currently, there are no approved treatments for these diseases; hence, agents that efficiently remove LBs from RPE would be valuable therapeutic candidates. Here, we show that beta cyclodextrins (β-CDs) bind LBs and protect them against oxidation. Computer modeling and biochemical data are consistent with the encapsulation of the retinoid arms of LBs within the hydrophobic cavity of β-CD. Importantly, β-CD treatment reduced by 73% and 48% the LB content of RPE cell cultures and of eyecups obtained from Abca4-Rdh8 double knock-out (DKO) mice, respectively. Furthermore, intravitreal administration of β-CDs reduced significantly the content of bisretinoids in the RPE of DKO animals. Thus, our results demonstrate the effectiveness of β-CDs to complex and remove LB deposits from RPE cells and provide crucial data to develop novel prophylactic approaches for retinal disorders elicited by LBs.

  11. Determining conditional stability constants for Pb complexation by carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin (CMCD).

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    Skold, Magnus E; Thyne, Geoffrey D; Drexler, John W; McCray, John E

    2007-08-15

    Carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin (CMCD) has been proposed for remediation of metal-contaminated sediments. This research presents stability constants for CMCD-lead complexes, and demonstrates a rigorous methodology for estimating stability constants for metal-complexing agents. The conditional stability constant for the lead-CMCD aqueous complex was determined to be 10(5.18) with the 95% confidence interval ranging from 10(5.14) to 10(5.22). The best fit for experimental data was made by assuming a reaction between divalent CMCD(2-) and Pb(2+) and using the WATEQ activity coefficient formulation. The optimized value was derived from experimental data with the geochemical model PHREEQC coupled to UCODE_2005, a parameter optimization program. Like FITEQL, UCODE has a built-in option to optimize parameter values by minimizing the weighted sum of squared residuals (WSSR). However, our approach not only allows rapid, automatic optimization of the stability constant, but also allows determination of uncertainties in estimated parameter values and statistical analysis to assess the appropriateness of the conceptual model. The automation of the process allows testing of multiple conceptual models and the final values produced are internally consistent with the PHREEQC database. In this case five different conceptual models to describe the metal complexation and protonation reactions of CMCD were considered.

  12. Insight into the structural deformations of beta-cyclodextrin caused by alcohol cosolvents and guest molecules.

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    Zhang, Haiyang; Ge, Chunling; van der Spoel, David; Feng, Wei; Tan, Tianwei

    2012-03-29

    Beta-cyclodextrin (β-CD) is an ideal candidate for a host molecule, and it is used as such in drug delivery and separation technology. The structural behavior of free β-CD and host-guest complexes of β-CD with two isoflavonoid isomers (puerarin and daidzin) in aqueous alcohol solutions, covering methanol, ethanol, 2-propanol, and 1-propanol, was investigated through molecular dynamics (MD) simulations. The MD results highlighted aspects of the structural flexibility and rigidity of β-CD in different alcohol solutions. The alcohol residence time within the β-CD cavity, solvent distribution around β-CD, and guest-induced structural changes were analyzed. Interaction with puerarin endowed β-CD with a more rigid structure than with daidzin and a weaker ternary complex β-CD/puerarin/alcohol was formed with a local participation of water molecules. The retention behavior of puerarin and daidzin on a β-CD-coupled medium was determined via chromatographic experiments and simulation results provided a structural explanation for such interactions.

  13. Beta cyclodextrins bind, stabilize, and remove lipofuscin bisretinoids from retinal pigment epithelium

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    Nociari, Marcelo M.; Lehmann, Guillermo L.; Perez Bay, Andres E.; Radu, Roxana A.; Jiang, Zhichun; Goicochea, Shelby; Schreiner, Ryan; Warren, J. David; Shan, Jufang; Adam de Beaumais, Ségolène; Ménand, Mickaël; Sollogoub, Matthieu; Maxfield, Frederick R.; Rodriguez-Boulan, Enrique

    2014-01-01

    Accumulation of lipofuscin bisretinoids (LBs) in the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is the alleged cause of retinal degeneration in genetic blinding diseases (e.g., Stargardt) and a possible etiological agent for age-related macular degeneration. Currently, there are no approved treatments for these diseases; hence, agents that efficiently remove LBs from RPE would be valuable therapeutic candidates. Here, we show that beta cyclodextrins (β-CDs) bind LBs and protect them against oxidation. Computer modeling and biochemical data are consistent with the encapsulation of the retinoid arms of LBs within the hydrophobic cavity of β-CD. Importantly, β-CD treatment reduced by 73% and 48% the LB content of RPE cell cultures and of eyecups obtained from Abca4-Rdh8 double knock-out (DKO) mice, respectively. Furthermore, intravitreal administration of β-CDs reduced significantly the content of bisretinoids in the RPE of DKO animals. Thus, our results demonstrate the effectiveness of β-CDs to complex and remove LB deposits from RPE cells and provide crucial data to develop novel prophylactic approaches for retinal disorders elicited by LBs. PMID:24706818

  14. Beta-cyclodextrin-centered star-shaped amphiphilic polymers for doxorubicin delivery.

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    Qiu, Li Yan; Wang, Rong Juan; Zheng, Cheng; Jin, Yi; Jin, Le Qun

    2010-02-01

    Delivery of doxorubicin could be achieved by a novel micellar system based on beta-cyclodextrin-centered star-shaped amphiphilic polymers (sPEL/CD). This study specifically explored the effect of polylactide segments in sPEL/CD on various micelle properties, such as the critical micelle concentration, size, drug loading, cytotoxicity and drug resistance reversing effect. The sPEL/CD was synthesized by the arm-first method. The critical micelle concentrations of polymeric micelles were determined by fluorescence spectrophotometry using pyrene as a probe. The oil/water method was applied to prepare doxorubicin-loaded micelles. 3-(4,5-dimethylthi-azol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide, confocal laser-scanning microscopy and flow cytometry were used to examine cell cytotoxicity and cellular uptake of the doxorubicin-loaded micelles. Finally, rhodamine-123 cellular uptake was determined to evaluate the polymer action on MCF-7 and MCF-7/ADR cells. All polymers exhibited low cytotoxicity and their micelles had a desirable release-acceleration pH (pH 5.0) for cytoplasmic drug delivery. With the introduction of polylactide into the polymer, the micelle critical micelle concentration can be effectively decreased and the drug-loading content was enhanced. Most importantly, the drug resistance of MCF-7/ADR cells was significantly reversed via the interaction between polymer and Pgp. Therefore, this type of polymer has potential superiority for cancer therapy.

  15. Enhanced Solubilisation of Six PAHs by Three Synthetic Cyclodextrins for Remediation Applications: Molecular Modelling of the Inclusion Complexes

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    Morillo, Esmeralda; Sánchez-Trujillo, María Antonia; Moyano, José Ramón; Villaverde, Jaime; Gómez-Pantoja, María Eulalia; Pérez-Martínez, José Ignacio

    2012-01-01

    Solubilisation of six polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) (acenaphthene, anthracene, fluoranthene, fluorene, phenanthrene and pyrene) by three synthetic cyclodextrins (CDs) (2-hydroxypropyl-β-CD, hydroxypropyl-γ-CD and ramdomly methylated-β-CD) was investigated in order to select the CD which presents the greatest increase in solubility and better complexation parameters for its use in contaminated scenarios. The presence of the three cyclodextrins greatly enhanced the apparent water solubility of all the PAHs through the formation of inclusion complexes of 1∶1 stoichiometry. Anthracene, fluoranthene, fluorene and phenanthrene clearly presented a higher solubility when β-CD derivatives were used, and especially the complexes with the ramdomly methylated-β-CD were favoured. On the contrary, pyrene presented its best solubility results when using 2-hydroxypropyl-γ-CD, but for acenaphthene the use of any of the three CDs gave the same results. Complementary to experimental phase-solubility studies, a more in-depth estimation of the inclusion process for the different complexes was carried out using molecular modelling in order to find a correlation between the degree of solubilisation and the fit of PAH molecules within the cavity of the different CDs and to know the predominant driving forces of the complexation. PMID:23028493

  16. In Situ Visualization of the Local Photothermal Effect Produced on α-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Compound Associated with Gold Nanoparticles

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    Silva, Nataly; Muñoz, Camila; Diaz-Marcos, Jordi; Samitier, Josep; Yutronic, Nicolás; Kogan, Marcelo J.; Jara, Paul

    2016-04-01

    Evidence of guest migration in α-cyclodextrin-octylamine (α-CD-OA) inclusion compound (IC) generated via plasmonic heating of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) has been studied. In this report, we demonstrate local effects generated by laser-mediated irradiation of a sample of AuNPs covered with inclusion compounds on surface-derivatized glass under liquid conditions by atomic force microscopy (AFM). Functionalized AuNPs on the glass and covered by the ICs were monitored by recording images by AFM during 5 h of irradiation, and images showed that after irradiation, a drastic decrease in the height of the AuNPs occurred. The absorption spectrum of the irradiated sample showed a hypsochromic shift from 542 to 536 nm, evidence suggesting that much of the population of nanoparticles lost all of the parts of the overlay of ICs due to the plasmonic heat generated by the irradiation. Mass spectrometry matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) performed on a sample containing a collection of drops obtained from the surface of the functionalized glass provided evidence that the irradiation lead to disintegration of the ICs and therefore exit of the octylamine molecule (the guest) from the cyclodextrin cavity (the matrix).

  17. Spectrofluorimetric estimation of salbutamol sulphate in different dosage forms by formation of inclusion complex with β-cyclodextrin

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    Pandya, Harshit Narmadashankar; Berawala, Hiren Harshadlal; Khatri, Deepak Mohanlal; Mehta, Priti Jignesh

    2010-01-01

    A simple, precise, reproducible and accurate spectrofluorimetric method for estimation of Salbutamol sulphate (SAL) in bulk drug and various dosage forms has been developed. This method is based on formation of inclusion complex of SAL in β-cyclodextrin (BCD) which gives fluorescence at excitation wavelength of 279.6 nm and emission wavelength of 609.8 nm in water. Formation of inclusion complex of drug with BCD enhances fluorescence intensity of drug leads to increased sensitivity. The developed method was validated according to ICH guidelines with respect to accuracy, precision, linearity, limit of detection, limit of quantification. Linearity was observed in the range of 4-20 μg/ml with correlation coefficient of 0.9982. The simplicity of the method permitted rapid analysis suitable for routine control. The developed method was successfully applied for the estimation of SAL in different marketed dosage forms like tablets, syrup and aerosol. PMID:23781416

  18. Spectrofluorimetric estimation of salbutamol sulphate in different dosage forms by formation of inclusion complex with β-cyclodextrin.

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    Pandya, Harshit Narmadashankar; Berawala, Hiren Harshadlal; Khatri, Deepak Mohanlal; Mehta, Priti Jignesh

    2010-10-01

    A simple, precise, reproducible and accurate spectrofluorimetric method for estimation of Salbutamol sulphate (SAL) in bulk drug and various dosage forms has been developed. This method is based on formation of inclusion complex of SAL in β-cyclodextrin (BCD) which gives fluorescence at excitation wavelength of 279.6 nm and emission wavelength of 609.8 nm in water. Formation of inclusion complex of drug with BCD enhances fluorescence intensity of drug leads to increased sensitivity. The developed method was validated according to ICH guidelines with respect to accuracy, precision, linearity, limit of detection, limit of quantification. Linearity was observed in the range of 4-20 μg/ml with correlation coefficient of 0.9982. The simplicity of the method permitted rapid analysis suitable for routine control. The developed method was successfully applied for the estimation of SAL in different marketed dosage forms like tablets, syrup and aerosol.

  19. Recovery and purification of cholesterol from cholesterol-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex using ultrasound-assisted extraction.

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    Li, Yong; Chen, Youliang; Li, Hua

    2017-01-01

    Response surface methodology was used to optimize ultrasound-assisted ethanol extraction (UAE) of cholesterol from cholesterol-β-cyclodextrin (C-β-CD) inclusion complex prepared from duck yolk oil. The best extraction conditions were solvent-solid ratio 10mL/g, ultrasonic power 251W, extraction temperature 56°C and sonication time 36min. Under these conditions, the highest cholesterol extraction yield and cholesterol content obtained 98.12±0.25% and 43.38±0.61mg/g inclusion complex, respectively. As compared with Reflux extraction and Soxhlet extraction, the UAE was more efficient and economical. To increase the purity of crude cholesterol extraction, silica gel column chromatography and crystallization were carried out. Finally, cholesterol was obtained at 95.1% purity, 71.7% recovery and 22.0% yield.

  20. Downregulation of the p75 neurotrophin receptor in tissue culture and in vivo, using beta-cyclodextrin-adamantane-oligonucleotide conjugates.

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    Epa, W R; Greferath, U; Shafton, A; Rong, P; Delbridge, L M; Bennie, A; Barrett, G L

    2000-12-01

    Formation of complexes with beta-cyclodextrin derivatives via adamantyl groups was found to enhance the uptake and antisense efficacy of phosphorothioate oligos targeted to the p75 neurotrophin receptor in neuronally differentiated PC12 cells. After a 2-week course of systemic administration to mice (by intraperitoneal injection), there was evidence of a pronounced uptake of these oligos by the dorsal root ganglia (DRG), as well as by liver and kidney. There was no uptake by the brain. Consistent with uptake of antisense oligos by the DRG, systemic administration resulted in marked and consistent downregulation of p75 in DRG neurons. These results indicate that cyclodextrin-adamantane-oligo conjugates have great potential as agents to downregulate target genes in neurons, particularly in vivo in the peripheral nervous system.

  1. Stable supersaturated aqueous solutions of silatecan 7-t-butyldimethylsilyl-10-hydroxycamptothecin via chemical conversion in the presence of a chemically modified beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Xiang, Tian-Xiang; Anderson, Bradley D

    2002-08-01

    A method for obtaining clear supersaturated aqueous solutions for parenteral administration of the poorly soluble experimental anti-cancer drug silatecan 7-t-butyldimethylsilyl-10-hydroxycamptothecin (DB-67) has been developed. Equilibrium solubilities of DB-67 were determined in various solvents and pH values, and in the presence of chemically modified water-soluble beta-cyclodextrins. The stoichiometry and binding constants for complexes of the lactone form of DB-67 and its ring-opened carboxylate with sulfobutyl ether and 2-hydroxypropyl substituted beta-cyclodextrins (SBE-CD and HP-CD) were obtained by solubility and circular dichroism spectroscopy, respectively. Kinetics for the reversible ring-opening of DB-67 in aqueous solution and for lactone precipitation were determined by HPLC with UV detection. Solubilities of DB-67 lactone in various injectable solvent systems were found to be at least one order of magnitude below the target concentration (2 mg/ml). DB-67 forms inclusion complexes with SBE-CD and HP-CD but the solubilization attainable is substantially less than the target concentration. Slow addition of DB-67/ DMSO into 22.2% (w/v) SBE-CD failed to yield stable supersaturated solutions due to precipitation. Stable supersatured solutions were obtained, however, by mixing a concentrated alkaline aqueous solution of DB-67 carboxylate with an acidified 22.2% (w/v) SBE-CD solution. Ring-closure yielded supersaturated solutions that could be lyophilized and reconstituted to clear, stable, supersaturated solutions. The method developed provides an alternative to colloidal dispersions (e.g., liposomal suspensions, emulsions, etc.) for parenteral administration of lipophilic camptothecin analogs.

  2. Amphiphilic beta-cyclodextrins modified on the primary face: synthesis, characterization, and evaluation of their potential as novel excipients in the preparation of nanocapsules.

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    Memişoğlu, Erem; Bochot, Amélie; Sen, Murat; Charon, Daniel; Duchêne, Dominique; Hincal, A Atilla

    2002-05-01

    The purpose of this study was to synthesize and characterize amphiphilic beta-cyclodextrins modified on the primary face with substituents of varying chain lengths (C6 and C14) and bond types (ester or amide). We also aimed to evaluate the potentiality of the new amphiphilic beta-cyclodextrins as excipients for the preparation and optimization of nanocapsules without using surface-active agents. Amphiphilic beta-cyclodextrin derivatives were characterized by (1)H-nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, differential scanning calorimetry, and elemental analysis. Nanocapsules prepared by nanoprecipitation were characterized by particle size and zeta potential determination and freeze fracture followed by transmission electron microscopy. The appropriate amphiphilic beta-cyclodextrin and its optimum concentration to be used were determined. Formation and characteristics of the nanocapsules were highly dependent on the structural properties of the modified cyclodextrin, its behavior in the oil-water interface and the viscosity and miscibility of the organic solvent with water. Physical stability after 5-month storage was also evaluated. The results indicated that derivatives with 6C aliphatic chains on the primary face proved to be the most efficient among the amphiphilic beta-CDs in this study. They avoid the use of surfactants in parenteral formulations of nanocapsules. Copyright 2002 Wiley-Liss, Inc. and the American Pharmaceutical Association

  3. The preparation, characterization, and pharmacokinetic studies of chitosan nanoparticles loaded with paclitaxel/dimethyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Ye, Ya-Jing; Wang, Yun; Lou, Kai-Yan; Chen, Yan-Zuo; Chen, Rongjun; Gao, Feng

    2015-01-01

    A novel biocompatible and biodegradable drug-delivery nanoparticle (NP) has been developed to minimize the severe side effects of the poorly water-soluble anticancer drug paclitaxel (PTX) for clinical use. PTX was loaded into the hydrophobic cavity of a hydrophilic cyclodextrin derivative, heptakis (2,6-di-O-methyl)-β-cyclodextrin (DM-β-CD), using an aqueous solution-stirring method followed by lyophilization. The resulting PTX/DM-β-CD inclusion complex dramatically enhanced the solubility of PTX in water and was directly incorporated into chitosan (CS) to form NPs (with a size of 323.9-407.8 nm in diameter) using an ionic gelation method. The formed NPs had a zeta potential of +15.9-23.3 mV and showed high colloidal stability. With the same weight ratio of PTX to CS of 0.7, the loading efficiency of the PTX/DM-β-CD inclusion complex-loaded CS NPs was 30.3-fold higher than that of the PTX-loaded CS NPs. Moreover, it is notable that PTX was released from the DM-β-CD/CS NPs in a sustained-release manner. The pharmacokinetic studies revealed that, compared with reference formulation (Taxol(®)), the PTX/DM-β-CD inclusion complex-loaded CS NPs exhibited a significant increase in AUC(0→24h) (the area under the plasma drug concentration-time curve over the period of 24 hours) and mean residence time by 2.7-fold and 1.4-fold, respectively. Therefore, the novel drug/DM-β-CD inclusion complex-loaded CS NPs have promising applications for the significantly improved delivery and controlled release of the poorly water-soluble drug PTX or its derivatives, thus possibly leading to enhanced therapeutic efficacy and less severe side effects.

  4. Antioxidant Vitamin E/Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex Electrospun Nanofibers: Enhanced Water Solubility, Prolonged Shelf Life, and Photostability of Vitamin E.

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    Celebioglu, Asli; Uyar, Tamer

    2017-07-05

    Here, we demonstrated the electrospinning of polymer-free nanofibrous webs from inclusion complex (IC) between hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPβCD) and Vitamin E (Vitamin E/HPβCD-IC NF). The inclusion complexation between HPβCD and Vitamin E was prepared by using two different molar ratios (Vitamin E/HPβCD; 1:2 and 1:1), which correspond to theoretical value of ∼13% (w/w) and 26% (w/w) loading of Vitamin E in the nanofiber (NF) matrix. After electrospinning and storage, a very high loading of Vitamin E (up to ∼11% w/w, with respect to fiber matrix) was preserved in Vitamin E/HPβCD-IC NF. Because of the cyclodextrin inclusion complexation, only a minimal weight loss (only ∼2% w/w) was observed. While pure Vitamin E is insoluble in water, Vitamin E/HPβCD-IC NF web has displayed fast-dissolving behavior. Because of the greatly enhanced water-solubility of Vitamin E, Vitamin E/HPβCD-IC NF web has shown effective antioxidant activity. Additionally, Vitamin E/HPβCD-IC NF web has provided enhanced photostability for the sensitive Vitamin E by the inclusion complexation in which Vitamin E/HPβCD-IC NF still kept its antioxidant activity even after exposure to UV-light. Moreover, a 3 year-old Vitamin E/HPβCD-IC NF sample has shown very similar antioxidant efficiency when compared with freshly prepared Vitamin E/HPβCD-IC NF indicating that long-term stability was achieved for Vitamin E in the CD-IC fiber matrix. In brief, our results suggested that polymer-free electrospun Vitamin E/HPβCD-IC nanofibrous webs could have potential applications in food, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare thanks to its efficient antioxidant activity along with enhanced water-solubility, prolonged shelf life, and high photostability of Vitamin E.

  5. Spontaneous association of hydrophobized dextran and poly-beta-cyclodextrin into nanoassemblies. Formation and interaction with a hydrophobic drug.

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    Daoud-Mahammed, S; Ringard-Lefebvre, C; Razzouq, N; Rosilio, V; Gillet, B; Couvreur, P; Amiel, C; Gref, R

    2007-03-01

    New nanoassemblies were instantaneously prepared by mixing two aqueous solutions, one containing a beta-cyclodextrin polymer (pbetaCD), and the other a hydrophobically modified by alkyl chains dextran (MD). The formation mechanism and the inner structure of these nanoassemblies were analysed using surface tension measurements and (1)H NMR spectroscopy. The effect of a hydrophobic guest molecule, such as benzophenone (BZ), on the formation and stability of the nanoassemblies was also evaluated. MD exhibited the typical behaviour of a soluble amphiphilic molecule and adsorbed at the air/water interface. Whereas the injection of native beta-CDs in the solution beneath the adsorbed MD monolayer did not produce any change in the surface tension, that of the pbetaCD resulted in an increase in the surface tension, indicating the desorption of the polymer from the interface. This result accounts for a cooperative effect of beta-CDs linked together in the pbetaCD polymer on dextran desorption. The presence of benzophenone in the system hindered the sequestration of dextran alkyl moieties by beta-CD in the polymer without impeding the formation of associative nanoassemblies of 100-200 nm. (1)H NMR investigations demonstrated that, in the BZ-loaded nanoassemblies, the hydrophobic molecule was mainly located into the cyclodextrin cavities.

  6. Host-guest inclusion system of oleanolic acid with methyl-β-cyclodextrin: Preparation, characterization and anticancer activity

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    Ren, Yufeng; Liu, Ying; Niu, Raomei; Liao, Xiali; Zhang, Jihong; Yang, Bo

    2016-08-01

    In this study, the solid inclusion complex of oleanolic acid (OA) with methyl-β-cyclodextrin (M-β-CD) was prepared and characterized by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscope (SEM) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). The inclusion behaviors of OA/M-β-CD complex were studied by fluorescence spectroscopy and the Job plot, which indicated a 1:1 inclusion mode between OA and M-β-CD. The stability constant (Ks) of the complex was 1072.30 ± 20 M-1 determined by spectral titration at 25 °C. Besides, the water solubility of OA was significantly increased to 8.2 mg/mL by inclusion complexation, compared to only ca. 0.012 μg/mL of free OA. The in vitro cytotoxicity of the inclusion complex was noticeably better than that of native OA with the IC50 values of 8.89, 7.89 and 5.77 μM on human cancer cell lines HepG2, HT29 and HCT116, respectively, by MTT assay.

  7. Crystallographic evidence for β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexation facilitating the improvement of antioxidant activity of tea (+)-catechin and (-)-epicatechin.

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    Aree, Thammarat; Jongrungruangchok, Suchada

    2016-04-20

    Single-crystal X-ray analysis to 0.6Å resolution using synchrotron radiation of the inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) with (+)-catechin (CA) and (-)-epicatechin (EC) has been carried out to gain atomistic insight into how the inclusion complexation helps to improve tea catechin antioxidant activity. The β-CD-CA complex crystallizes in the monoclinic P21 space group, whereas the β-CD-EC complex crystallizes in both the monoclinic P21 and triclinic P1 space groups. In comparing the inclusion structures, the β-CD-EC dimeric structure having higher numbers of OH⋯O hydrogen bonds combined with π⋯π interactions is associated with its greater interaction energy, as derived from DFT/B3LYP single-point energy calculations. Detailed structural analysis of the CA, EC conformation and inclusion geometry reveals that the interplay of the intermolecular OH⋯O hydrogen bond stabilized catechol moiety and the protection of OH groups in the β-CD cavity plays a key role in the improvement of antioxidant capacity upon inclusion complexation. Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  8. Inclusion complex of ITH12674 with 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin: Preparation, physical characterization and pharmacological effect.

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    Michalska, Patrycja; Wojnicz, Aneta; Ruiz-Nuño, Ana; Abril, Sheila; Buendia, Izaskun; León, Rafael

    2017-02-10

    ITH12674 is a multitarget drug, designed to exert a dual "drug-prodrug" mechanism of action, able to induce the phase II antioxidant and anti-inflammatory response for the treatment of brain ischemia. However, its physicochemical properties limit its potential preclinical development due to its low water solubility and instability towards heat and pH variations. In order to improve its properties, we prepared the inclusion complex of ITH12674 with 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) by the freeze-drying method. The formation of the inclusion complex was confirmed by FT-IR spectroscopy, PXRD, DSC, (1)H NMR and SEM techniques. Experimental results showed that the inclusion complex enhanced its water solubility and stability against heat, acidic and basic conditions. Furthermore, the inclusion complex, prepared in water solution, exerted the same potency to induce the phase II antioxidant response as the pure ITH12674. Thus the formation of the inclusion complex with HP-β-CD is a very effective method to stabilize and solubilize the active compound for its future preclinical development.

  9. Preparation of inclusion complex of apigenin-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin by using supercritical antisolvent process for dissolution and bioavailability enhancement.

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    Huang, Yannian; Zu, Yuangang; Zhao, Xiuhua; Wu, Mingfang; Feng, Ziqi; Deng, Yiping; Zu, Chang; Wang, Lingling

    2016-09-25

    In this study, an inclusion complex of apigenin (AP)-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) was prepared via supercritical antisolvent (SAS) method using N, N-dimethylformamide (DMF) as solvent and carbon dioxide as antisolvent. The mole ratio of AP and HP-β-CD (1:1) was established by phase solubility equilibrium experiment. The optimal conditions were determined through single-factor experiments; these conditions included precipitation pressure of 22.5MPa, precipitation temperature of 50°C, and AP concentration of 20mg/ml. The load efficiency and encapsulation efficiency of the AP-HP-β-CD inclusion complex, with a mean particle size of 392.13±7.56nm, were 13.97%±0.17% and 93.22%±1.17%, respectively, under the optimal conditions. FTIR, (1)H NMR, SEM, XRD, DSC, and TG analyses were also conducted. Results showed that the inclusion complex was formed because of the interaction between AP and HP-β-CD. DMF residue in the inclusion complex was 0.033% lower than the ICH limit for class II solvents. The solubility of the inclusion complex was approximately 152.43 times higher than that of the raw AP. In the in vitro study, the dissolution rate of the AP-HP-β-CD inclusion complex was about 7.60 times higher than that of the raw AP. In the in vivo study, the bioavailability of the inclusion complex increased by 6.45 times compared with that of the raw AP. Hence, the prepared AP-HP-β-CD inclusion complex exhibits potential as a new oral therapeutic agent formulation for clinical applications. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  10. Inclusion Complex of Novel Curcumin Analogue CDF and β-Cyclodextrin (1:2) and Its Enhanced In Vivo Anticancer Activity Against Pancreatic Cancer

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    Dandawate, Prasad R.; Vyas, Alok; Ahmad, Aamir; Banerjee, Sanjeev; Deshpande, Jyoti; Swamy, K. Venkateswara; Jamadar, Abeda; Dumhe-Klaire, Anne Catherine

    2013-01-01

    Purpose Several formulations have been proposed to improve the systemic delivery of novel cancer therapeutic compounds, including cyclodextrin derivatives. We aimed to synthesize and characterize of CDF-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex (1:2) (CDFCD). Methods The compound was characterized by Fourier transform infrared, differential scanning calorimetry, powder X-ray diffraction studies, H1 & C13 NMR studies and scanning electron microscopic analysis. Its activity was tested against multiple cancer cell lines, and in vivo bioavailability was checked. Results CDF-β-cyclodextrin was found to lower IC50 value by half when tested against multiple cancer cell lines. It preferentially accumulated in the pancreas, where levels of CDF-β-cyclodextrin in mice were 10 times higher than in serum, following intravenous administration of an aqueous CDF-β-cyclodextrin preparation. Conclusions Novel curcumin analog CDF preferentially accumulates in the pancreas, leading to its potent anticancer activity against pancreatic cancer cells. Synthesis of such CDF-β-cyclodextrin self-assembly is an effective strategy to enhance its bioavailability and tissue distribution, warranting further evaluation for CDF delivery in clinical settings for treatment of human malignancies. PMID:22322899

  11. Parallel beta/alpha-barrels of alpha-amylase, cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase and oligo-1,6-glucosidase versus the barrel of beta-amylase: evolutionary distance is a reflection of unrelated sequences.

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    Janecek, S

    1994-10-17

    The structures of functionally related beta/alpha-barrel starch hydrolases, alpha-amylase, beta-amylase, cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase and oligo-1,6-glucosidase, are discussed, their mutual sequence similarities being emphasized. Since these enzymes (except for beta-amylase) along with the predicted set of more than ten beta/alpha-barrels from the alpha-amylase enzyme superfamily fulfil the criteria characteristic of the products of divergent evolution, their unrooted distance tree is presented.

  12. Conjugates of methylated cyclodextrin derivatives and hydroxyethyl starch (HES): Synthesis, cytotoxicity and inclusion of anaesthetic actives

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    Markenstein, Lisa; Appelt-Menzel, Antje; Metzger, Marco

    2014-01-01

    Summary The mono-6-deoxy-6-azides of 2,6-di-O-methyl-β-cyclodextrin (DIMEB) and randomly methylated-β-cyclodextrin (RAMEB) were conjugated to propargylated hydroxyethyl starch (HES) by Cu+-catalysed [2 + 3] cycloaddition. The resulting water soluble polymers showed lower critical solution temperatures (LCST) at 52.5 °C (DIMEB-HES) and 84.5 °C (RAMEB-HES), respectively. LCST phase separations could be completely avoided by the introduction of a small amount of carboxylate groups at the HES backbone. The methylated CDs conjugated to the HES backbone exhibited significantly lower cytotoxicities than the corresponding monomeric CD derivatives. Since the binding potentials of these CD conjugates were very high, they are promising candidates for new oral dosage forms of anaesthetic actives. PMID:25670977

  13. Thermostable beta-cyclodextrin conjugates of two similar plant amine oxidases and their properties.

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    Sebela, Marek; Kopecný, David; Lamplot, Zbynek; Havlis, Jan; Thomas, Henrik; Shevchenko, Andrej

    2005-02-01

    Syntheses of conjugates of garden pea (Pisum sativum) and grass pea (Lathyrus sativus) amine oxidases (PSAO and GPAO respectively) with BCD (beta-cyclodextrin), performed to improve the thermostability of the enzymes, are described in the present study. Periodate-oxidized BCD reacted with the enzyme proteins via free primary amino groups in a buffered solution containing cyanoborohydride as a reductant. Although the specific activities of PSAO and GPAO partially decreased after modification, Km values determined for the best diamine substrates remained almost unchanged. Both the BCD conjugates could be incubated at 65 degrees C for 30 min without considerable inactivation, and the residual activity remained detectable even after incubation at 75 degrees C. The conjugates contained approx. 30% of neutral sugars. Molecular masses of BCD-PSAO and BCD-GPAO (180 kDa), as estimated by gel-permeation chromatography, were higher compared with the value of 145 kDa for the native enzymes. This was in good correlation with the number of modified lysine residues determined by a spectrophotometric method. Peptide mass fingerprints of tryptic digests of BCD-PSAO and BCD-GPAO were less specific than those of the native enzymes when compared with the database sequence of PSAO. As a consequence of the modification, many unidentified peaks were observed in the digests of the studied conjugates that were not seen in the digests of native PSAO and GPAO. Only some of these peaks overlapped between BCD-PSAO and BCD-GPAO. The BCD conjugates described in the present study represent suitable candidates for biotechnological applications, e.g. in analyses using biosensors, which might benefit from increased storage stability and amine oxidation at high temperatures.

  14. Physical-chemical characterization of binary systems of metformin hydrochloride with triacetyl-beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Corti, Giovanna; Capasso, Gaetano; Maestrelli, Francesca; Cirri, Marzia; Mura, Paola

    2007-11-05

    Interaction products of metformin hydrochloride (MF.HCl), an oral anti-hyperglycaemic agent highly soluble in water, with triacetyl-beta-cyclodextrin (TAbetaCyD), a hydrophobic CyD derivative practically insoluble in water, were prepared to evaluate their suitability for the development of a sustained-release dosage form of the drug. Equimolar MF.HCl-TAbetaCyD solid compounds were obtained by different techniques, i.e., physical mixing, kneading, co-grinding, sealed-heating, and spray-drying, in order to investigate and compare their effectiveness and influence on the physical-chemical properties of the final products. Differential scanning calorimetry, X-ray powder diffractometry, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and scanning electron microscopy were used for the solid-state characterization of the different MF.HCl-TAbetaCyD systems, whereas their in vitro dissolution properties were determined according to the dispersed amount method. According to the results of solid-state studies, the ability of the different preparation methods to promote effective interactions between drug and CyD varied in the order: spray-drying>co-grinding>kneading>sealed-heating approximately physical mixing. The same effectiveness rank order was observed also in dissolution studies. In fact the time to dissolve 100% drug varied increased from 1 min, for pure drug, to 3, 7, 40, 120 up to 420 min for physically mixed, sealed-heated, kneaded, co-ground and spray-dried products, respectively. Thus the drug-TA(CyD products obtained by spray drying and co-grinding were selected as the best candidates for the future development of a suitable prolonged-release oral dosage form of MF.HCl.

  15. Supramolecular inclusion complexes between a coumarin dye and β-cyclodextrin, and attachment kinetics of thiolated β-cyclodextrin to gold surface

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    Velic, Dusan; Knapp, Martin; Köhler, Gottfried

    2001-10-01

    Supramolecular host-guest complexes formed between dye molecules, which are absorbing and fluorescing in the visible range, and cyclodextrin molecules are studied with the aim to generate a self-assembled nanostructured layer on a surface. Studies in solution show that an aminocoumarin dye, i.e. coumarin-6, binds strongly to β-cyclodextrin and yields fluorescent structures. The complex formation is substantiated by 17 nm blue shift of the fluorescence spectrum. The binding of thiolated cyclodextrin, 6-monodeoxy-6-monothio-β-cyclodextrin, to gold surface is then studied by induced change in the second-harmonic signal intensity generated from the surface. The saturation times of surface adsorption, as a measure of binding kinetics, are estimated for thiolated cyclodextrin as well as hexadecanethiol. The results support formation of self-assembled layers of the host molecules, which can serve as basis for the formation of supramolecular host-guest surface layers.

  16. Complexation of phosphine ligands with peracetylated beta-cyclodextrin in supercritical carbon dioxide: spectroscopic determination of equilibrium constants.

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    Galia, Alessandro; Navarre, Edward C; Scialdone, Onofrio; Ferreira, Michel; Filardo, Giuseppe; Tilloy, Sebastien; Monflier, Eric

    2007-03-15

    The interaction between peracetylated beta-cyclodextrin and several triphenyl phosphine derivatives was studied in supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO2) by UV-visible spectroscopy. The equilibrium constant for a 1:1 complexation reaction was obtained from titration spectra and calculated using two established mathematical models. The values of the equilibrium constants are 1-3 orders of magnitude smaller than those obtained in aqueous solution with analogous phosphines. This is likely due to the absence in scCO2 of the hydrophobic effect, which is replaced by a corresponding, but weaker, CO2-phobic effect. The largest value of Kf was found for complexes of diphenyl(4-adamantylphenyl)phosphine, which is rationalized on the basis of the excellent fit of the phosphine in the cyclodextrin cavity, leading to enhanced host-guest van der Waals interactions. This study can be considered the first step toward the comprehension of the complexation thermodynamics of modified cyclodextrins soluble in scCO2.

  17. Electronic structure and driving forces in β-cyclodextrin: Diclofenac inclusion complexes

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    Bogdan, Diana; Morari, C.

    2007-07-01

    We investigate the geometry and electronic structure for complexes of β-cyclodextrin with diclofenac using DFT calculations. The effect of solvent is explicitly taken into account. This investigation allows us to draw meaningful conclusions upon the stability of the complex and the nature of the driving forces leading to the complexation process. In particular we emphasize the role of the water, by pointing out the changes in the solvent's electronic structure for different docking geometries.

  18. Improved thermal stability of polylactic acid (PLA) composite film via PLA-β-cyclodextrin-inclusion complex systems.

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    Byun, Youngjae; Rodriguez, Katia; Han, Jung H; Kim, Young Teck

    2015-11-01

    The effects of the incorporation of PLA-β-cyclodextrin-inclusion complex (IC) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) on biopolyester PLA films were investigated. Thermal stability, surface morphology, barrier, and mechanical properties of the films were measured at varying IC (1, 3, 5, and 7%) and β-CD (1 and 5%) concentrations. The PLA-IC-composite films (IC-PLA-CFs) showed uniform morphological structure, while samples containing β-CD (β-CD-PLA-CFs) showed high agglomeration of β-CD due to poor interfacial interaction between β-CD and PLA moieties. According to the thermal property analysis, the 5% IC-PLA-CFs showed 6.6 times lower dimensional changes (6.5%) at the temperature range of 20-80°C than that of pure PLA film (43.0%). The increase of IC or β-CD content in the PLA-composite films shifted the glass transition and crystallization temperature to higher temperature regions. The crystallinity of both composite films improved by increasing IC or β-CD content. Both composite films had higher oxygen and water vapor permeability as IC or β-CD content increased in comparison to pure PLA film. All the composite films had less flexibility and lower tensile strength than the pure PLA film. In conclusion, this study shows that the IC technique is valuable to improve the thermal expansion stability of PLA-based films.

  19. Facile fabrication of narrowly-distributed polymeric micelles via host-guest inclusion complexation of hyperbranched polymers and cyclodextrin and its two-dimensional self-assembly.

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    Sun, Xiaoyi; Huang, Wei; Zhou, Yongfeng; Yan, Deyue

    2010-10-14

    A novel narrowly-distributed (ND) polymeric micelle obtained in combination with host-guest recognition and self-assembly is reported. First, the adamantyl-terminated hyperbranched poly[3-ethyl-3-(hydroxymethyl)oxetane] (HBPO-AD) was synthesized by esterification of hyperbranched poly[3-ethyl-3-(hydroxymethyl)oxetane] (HBPO) with 1-adamantanecarbonyl chloride. Then the ND polymeric core-shell micelles, with the hydrophobic HBPO-AD cores and hydrophilic beta-cyclodextrin (β-CD) shells, were prepared via host-guest inclusion complexation of HBPO-AD and β-CD. The resultant polymer micelles were well characterized by dynamic light scattering (DLS), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Interestingly, after annealing at a temperature above the glass transition temperature (T(g)) for a certain time, the polymeric micelles can further self-assemble and fuse into two-dimensional (2D) sheets. The TEM, SEM and atomic force microscopy (AFM) characterization validate that the sheets are formed through stacking and fusion of tightly packed nanoparticles. In addition, the formation mechanism of polymeric complex micelles and 2D sheets has also been discussed.

  20. Solid-state flurbiprofen and methyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes prepared using a single-step, organic solvent-free supercritical fluid process.

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    Rudrangi, Shashi Ravi Suman; Kaialy, Waseem; Ghori, Muhammad U; Trivedi, Vivek; Snowden, Martin J; Alexander, Bruce David

    2016-07-01

    The aim of this study was to enhance the apparent solubility and dissolution properties of flurbiprofen through inclusion complexation with cyclodextrins. Especially, the efficacy of supercritical fluid technology as a preparative technique for the preparation of flurbiprofen-methyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes was evaluated. The complexes were prepared by supercritical carbon dioxide processing and were evaluated by solubility, differential scanning calorimetry, X-ray powder diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, practical yield, drug content estimation and in vitro dissolution studies. Computational molecular docking studies were conducted to study the possibility of molecular arrangement of inclusion complexes between flurbiprofen and methyl-β-cyclodextrin. The studies support the formation of stable molecular inclusion complexes between the drug and cyclodextrin in a 1:1 stoichiometry. In vitro dissolution studies showed that the dissolution properties of flurbiprofen were significantly enhanced by the binary mixtures prepared by supercritical carbon dioxide processing. The amount of flurbiprofen dissolved into solution alone was very low with 1.11±0.09% dissolving at the end of 60min, while the binary mixtures processed by supercritical carbon dioxide at 45°C and 200bar released 99.39±2.34% of the drug at the end of 30min. All the binary mixtures processed by supercritical carbon dioxide at 45°C exhibited a drug release of more than 80% within the first 10min irrespective of the pressure employed. The study demonstrated the single step, organic solvent-free supercritical carbon dioxide process as a promising approach for the preparation of inclusion complexes between flurbiprofen and methyl-β-cyclodextrin in solid-state.

  1. Electrocatalysis of chloroacetic acids (mono-, di- and tri-) at a C60-[dimethyl-(beta-cyclodextrin)]2 and nafion chemically modified electrode.

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    Wei, M; Li, M; Li, N; Gu, Z; Zhou, X

    2001-01-26

    The C(60)-[dimethyl-(beta-cyclodextrin)](2) and nafion chemically modified electrode (CME) exhibits one electroreduction peak and two electro-oxidation peaks in a mixed solvent of water and acetonitrile (3:2, v/v) containing tetra-butylammonium perchlorate. The reduction of chloroacetic acids (mono-, di- and tri-) can be electrocatalyzed at this electrode, indicating that C(60)-[dimethyl-(beta-cyclodextrin)](2) is capable of mediating the electron transfer to chloroacetic acids. Values of the apparent catalytic rate constant, k, were determined by using the rotating-disk electrode (RDE).

  2. Study on inclusion complexation between plant growth regulator 6-benzylaminopurine and β-cyclodextrin: Preparation, characterization and molecular modeling

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    Ge, Xia; He, Jiang; Yang, Ying; Qi, Fengming; Huang, Zheng; Lu, Ruihua; Huang, Lizhen; Yao, Xiaojun

    2011-05-01

    An inclusion complex between the plant growth regulator 6-benzylaminopurine (6-BA) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) was prepared. A 1:1 host-guest stoichiometry was conformed by elemental analysis and Job's plot. From phase solubility diagram, a calculated apparent stability constant was 259.49 L/mol. The obtained complex was found to significantly improve the water solubility of 6-BA, and there was a 4.1-fold increase in the presence of 12 mmol/L β-CD as compared with the free 6-BA. Thermoanalysis, NMR and IR spectra were applied to characterize the complex. 1H NMR and ROESY results indicated that the benzene ring of 6-BA was included into the β-CD cavity, which was in agreement with the most predominant configuration optimized by molecular modeling.

  3. Characterisation of a new adsorbent (beta cyclodextrin modified hybrid hydrous iron-zirconium oxide) to remove fluoride from aqueous solution

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    Saha, Indranil

    2017-04-01

    Prolonged use of fluoride contaminated water (>1.5mg L -1) causes serious problems to public health and ultimately leads to skeletal fluorosis. There is an urgent need to develop more efficient fluoride scavenging materials for designing water filters. A simple and efficient adsorbent (CHIZO, beta-Cyclodextrin (b-CD) amended hydrous iron-zirconium hybrid oxide), has been developed, characterised and tested. The results indicate the efficacy of CHIZO on fluoride removal from an aqueous solution. The agglomerated micro structured composite material has several new features such as very poor crystallinity confirmed from TEM images. BET experiment reveals a surface area of 0.2070 m2 g- 1 and pore volume of 0.0476 cm3 g -1. The findings also indicate the highly pH dependent fluoride adsorption by CHIZO which decreases with an increase in pH, and pseudo-second order kinetics control the reaction.Isotherm study indicates Langmuir isotherm was the best fit model to describe the adsorption equilibrium. Significantly higher monolayer adsorption capacity of fluoride (31.35 mg g -1) than the host hydrous Fe-Zr oxide (8.21 mg g -1) at pH 7.0 and 303 K was observed. Thermodynamic parameter indicates spontaneous nature of CHIZO which is due to the exothermic nature of the reaction. Apart from this phosphate and sulphate have some impact (interference) on fluoride adsorption. b-CD forms inclusion complexes by taking up fluoride ions from water into its central cavity. Several factors are involved regarding high efficacy of the system such as the release of enthalpy-rich water molecules from its cavity, electrostatic interactions, hydrogen bonding and release of conformational strain. However, the regeneration is difficult because of probable entrapping of fluoride inside the cavity of b-CD with hydrogen bonding. It has been found that only 0.9 g of CHIZO is able to reduce the fluoride level to below 1.0 mg L -1 in one-litre of fluoride spiked (5.0 mg L- 1) natural water sample

  4. Computational study on the conformations of CD38 and inclusion complexes of some lower-size large-ring cyclodextrins

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    Ivanov, Petko; Atanassov, Emanouil; Jaime, Carlos

    2014-01-01

    The conformations of CD38 were examined by conformational search with molecular dynamics simulations using the Glycam04 force field. The results were compared with previous ones for CD26, the largest cyclodextrin for which crystal data are available. Principal component analysis (PCA) was applied for post-processing of the simulation trajectories. Limited number of modes determine the overall deformations of the macroring of CD38. The longer perimeter of the macroring allowed the formation of a form not observed so far - a three-turn helix shaped as a short tube. In analogy with CD26, significant participation was monitored for conformations of CD38 with one-turn spirals at the opposite sides of the macroring linked together from the 'bottom' and from the 'top' with extended bridge spacers. Computationally were examined for the first time inclusion complexes of some lower-size LR-CDs, namely complexes of CDn (n = 13, 14, 26) with adamantane and of CD14 with 1-hydroxyadamantane. The macroring conformation of CD13 was not altered by the inclusion of the substrate molecule which acquired preferred positioning not in the middle of the cavity but rather close to the glucose residues at one of the sides. The same positioning of the small molecule in the cavity of the more flexible CD14 macroring enhanced the appearance of bent onto two conformation of this cyclodextrin. The most interesting behaviour presented the complex of CD26 with adamantane in which case the small molecule acts as a 'nucleation center' for the formation of a second helical turn about the substrate molecule.

  5. Determination of enantiomeric amphetamines as metabolites of illicit amphetamines and selegiline in urine by capillary electrophoresis using modified beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Heo, Y J; Whang, Y S; In, M K; Lee, K J

    2000-05-12

    The determination of enantiomeric amphetamine and methamphetamine in urine samples is important in order to distinguish use of the prescription drug selegiline (metabolized to R(-)-A and R(-)-MA) from the illicit use of S(+)-A and S(+)-MA. For the analysis of enantiomeric amphetamine (A) and methamphetamine (MA) in biological samples, the optimization of analytical condition was performed by capillary electrophoresis using chiral selectors including beta-cyclodextrin, carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin and 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin. We have examined the factors to obtain the best chiral resolutions, separation efficiency and sensitivity, and wide concentration linearity. Optimum resolutions were achieved using 100 mM phosphate buffer, pH 2.5, containing 10 mM of carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin. This method was applied for the quantitative determination of enantiomeric amphetamine and methamphetamine in urine samples obtained from patients taking illicit amphetamines or from rats and patients taking selegiline. Acceptable quantitative results in terms of resolution, precision, sensitivity and linearity were obtained from the real urine samples containing wide-ranging concentrations of A and MA by using two concentrations of internal standards, alpha(+)- (1 microg/ml) and beta-phenylethylamine (50 microg/ml).

  6. Formulation and biological evaluation of glimepiride-cyclodextrin-polymer systems.

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    Ammar, H O; Salama, H A; Ghorab, M; Mahmoud, A A

    2006-02-17

    Glimepiride is one of the third generation sulfonylureas used for treatment of type 2 diabetes. Poor aqueous solubility and slow dissolution rate of the drug lead to irreproducible clinical response or therapeutic failure in some cases due to subtherapeutic plasma drug levels. Consequently, the rationale of this study was to improve the biological performance of this drug through enhancing its solubility and dissolution rate. Inclusion complexes of glimepiride in beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CyD), hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CyD) and sulfobutylether-beta-cyclodextrin (SBE-beta-CyD), with or without water soluble polymers were prepared by the kneading method. Binary systems were characterized by thermogravimetric analysis, IR spectroscopy and X-ray diffractometry. Phase solubility diagrams revealed increase in solubility of the drug upon cyclodextrin addition, showing A(p) type plot indicating high order complexation. All the ternary systems containing beta-CyD or HP-beta-CyD showed higher dissolution efficiency compared to the corresponding binary systems. The hypoglycemic effect of the most rapidly dissolving ternary system of glimepiride-HP-beta-CyD-PEG 4000 was evaluated after oral administration in diabetic rats by measuring blood glucose levels. The results indicated that this ternary system improves significantly the therapeutic efficacy of the drug. In conclusion, the association of water soluble polymers with glimepiride-CyD systems leads to great enhancement in dissolution rate, increased duration of action and improvement of therapeutic efficacy of the drug.

  7. Preparation, characterisation and antitumour activity of β-, γ- and HP-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes of oxaliplatin

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    Zhang, Da; Zhang, Jianqiang; Jiang, Kunming; Li, Ke; Cong, Yangwei; Pu, Shaoping; Jin, Yi; Lin, Jun

    2016-01-01

    Three water-soluble oxaliplatin complexes were prepared by inclusion complexation with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD), γ-CD and HP-β-CD. The structures of oxaliplatin/CDs were confirmed by NMR, FTIR, TGA, XRD as well as SEM analysis. The results show that the water solubility of oxaliplatin was increased in the complex with CDs in 1:1 stoichiometry inclusion modes, and the cyclohexane ring of oxaliplatin molecule was deeply inserted into the cavity of CDs. Moreover, the stoichiometry was established by a Job plot and the water stability constant (Kc) of oxaliplatin/CDs was calculated by phase solubility studies, all results show that the oxaliplatin/β-CD complex is more stable than free oxaliplatin, oxaliplatin/HP-β-CD and oxaliplatin/γ-CD. Meanwhile, the inclusion complexes displayed almost twice as high cytotoxicity compared to free oxaliplatin against HCT116 and MCF-7 cells. This satisfactory water solubility and higher cytotoxic activity of the oxaliplatin/CD complexes will potentially be useful for their application in anti-tumour therapy.

  8. Host-guest inclusion complex of propafenone hydrochloride with α- and β-cyclodextrins: Spectral and molecular modeling studies

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    Siva, S.; Thulasidhasan, J.; Rajendiran, N.

    2013-11-01

    Host-guest inclusion complexes of cyclodextrins (CDs) with a potential cardiovascular drug propafenone hydrochloride (PFO), were prepared and characterized using absorption, fluorescence, time-resolved fluorescence, SEM, FT-IR, DSC, 1H NMR, XRD and PM3 methods. The spectral studies suggested the phenyl ring along with carbonyl group is present inside of CD cavity. Solvent studies revealed that the normal Stokes shifted band originates from the locally excited state and the large Stokes shifted band occurs due to the emission from ICT. Nanosecond time-resolved studies indicated that PFO exhibits biexponential decay in water and triexponential decay in CD, indicating the formation of 1:1 inclusion complex. The results from solid state studies showed important modifications in the physicochemical properties of free PFO. The ΔH, ΔG and ΔS of the complexation process were determined and it was found that the complexation processes were spontaneous. Investigations of thermodynamic and electronic properties confirmed the stability of the inclusion complex.

  9. Investigation of β-cyclodextrin-norfloxacin inclusion complexes. Part 1. Preparation, physicochemical and microbiological characterization.

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    Mendes, Cassiana; Wiemes, Bárbara Paula; Buttchevitz, Aline; Christ, Ana Paula; Ribas, Karla Giacomelli; Adams, Andréa Inês Horn; Silva, Marcos Antônio Segatto; Oliveira, Paulo Renato

    2015-01-01

    Drugs classified as class IV by the Biopharmaceutical Classification System present significant problems in relation to effective oral administration. In the case of antibiotics, the subsequently high doses required can enhance the emergence of microorganism resistance and lead to a low rate of patient treatment adherence. In an attempt to improve physicochemical properties and microbiological activity of norfloxacin, the aim of this study was to investigate different methods (coevaporation, kneading followed by freeze-drying or spray-drying) to obtain complexes of norfloxacin and different cyclodextrins. Guest-host interactions were investigated through a complete physical-chemical characterization and the dissolution profile and microbiological activity were determined. The formation of a complex of norfloxacin and β-cyclodextrin (1:1), obtained by kneading followed by freeze drying, led to increased drug solubility, which could maximize the oral drug absorption. Moreover, the microbiological activity was enhanced by around 23.3%, demonstrating that the complex formed could represent an efficient drug delivery system.

  10. Efficacy of attractive toxic sugar baits (ATSB) against Aedes albopictus with garlic oil encapsulated in beta-Cyclodextrin as the active ingredient

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    We tested the efficacy of attractive toxic sugar bait (ATSB) with garlic oil microencapsulated in beta-cyclodextrin as active ingredient against Aedes albopictus in suburban Haifa, Israel. Two three-acre gardens with high numbers of Ae. albopictus were chosen for perimeter spray treatment with ATSB ...

  11. Properties of cholesterol-reduced butter made with beta-cyclodextrin and added evening primrose oil and phytosterols.

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    Kim, J J; Jung, T H; Ahn, J; Kwak, H S

    2006-12-01

    The present study was carried out to examine changes in the chemical and sensory properties of butter in which the cholesterol was reduced and to which evening primrose oil (EPO) and phytosterols were added. Crosslinked beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) made from adipic acid was used, and approximately 90% of the cholesterol was removed. The color measurement values "L" and "a" were significantly different between the control (butter with no beta-CD treatment and no added EPO and phytosterols) and treatment A (butter treated with 10% crosslinked beta-CD); however, the color values for "L" and "a" were similar. The color value "b" in treatment B (butter treated with 10% crosslinked beta-CD and 5% phytosterols and 3% EPO added) was significantly higher than in the other treatments. The thiobarbituric acid value of treatment B was significantly higher than that of the control and treatment A. Scores for hardness, elasticity, and cohesiveness were significantly lower in the control than in treatment A. Differences in sensory characteristics did not result from the beta-CD treatment but from the addition of EPO and phytosterols. In microscopic examinations, no noticeable differences were found among the treatments, and a smooth texture and a fine, uniform crystalline structure were observed. Results indicated that about 90% of the cholesterol was reduced by crosslinked beta-CD and that the beta-CD treatment itself did not adversely influence the chemical and sensory properties of the butter. However, the addition of EPO and phytosterols to the butter appeared to impair its sensory properties, especially in terms of rancidity and overall acceptability.

  12. Orthogonal separation on one beta-cyclodextrin column by switching reversed-phase liquid chromatography and hydrophilic interaction chromatography.

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    Feng, Jia-tao; Guo, Zhi-mou; Shi, Hui; Gu, Jiang-ping; Jin, Yu; Liang, Xin-miao

    2010-06-15

    A dual retention combined with reversed-phase liquid chromatography (RP-LC) and hydrophilic interaction chromatography (HILIC) has been observed on beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) bonded stationary phase. A typical U-shaped retention curve was achieved owing to dual retention mechanism. Based on this observation, a beta-CD column can be operated under reversed-phase liquid chromatography (RP-LC) and hydrophilic interaction chromatography (HILIC) modes. Two-dimensional liquid chromatography (2D-LC) analysis can be realized on just a beta-CD column by switching these two different separation modes. In this study, off-line 2D-LC analysis for a natural product was carried out to prove the orthogonal separation between RP-LC and HILIC modes on a Click beta-CD column. Herba Hedyotis Diffusae, the whole grass of Hedyotis Diffusae wild was extracted with water, pretreated with macroporous resin and then first separated at RP-LC mode on the Click beta-CD column to obtain successive fractions, which were then reanalyzed at HILIC mode on the same Click beta-CD column. The result proved that both separation modes on the Click beta-CD column have good retention and peak shape, and these two separation modes have good orthogonality. 2D-LC analysis revealed abundant information in the natural product. Especially numerous minor components were enriched and separated. The mobile phase used in RP-LC and HILIC modes can be same and the switch between these two separation modes is easily realized by changing the ratio of the acetonitrile and water. Hence the mobile phase in this 2D-LC system is completely compatible. This advantage makes this combination is an appropriate 2D-LC method for the solutes having retention at both separation modes.

  13. Inclusion complex from cyclodextrin-grafted hyaluronic acid and pseudo protein as biodegradable nano-delivery vehicle for gambogic acid.

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    Ji, Ying; Shan, Shuo; He, Mingyu; Chu, Chih-Chang

    2017-08-30

    β-Cyclodextrin can form inclusion complex with a series of guest molecules including phenyl moieties, and has gained considerable popularity in the study of supramolecular nanostructure. In this study, a biodegradable nanocomplex (HA(CD)-4Phe4 nanocomplex) was developed from β-cyclodextrin grafted hyaluronic acid (HA) and phenylalanine based poly(ester amide). The phenylalanine based poly(ester amide) is a biodegradable pseudo protein which provides the encapsulation capacity for gambogic acid (GA), a naturally-derived chemotherapeutic which has been effectively employed to treat multidrug resistant tumor. The therapeutic potency of free GA is limited due to its poor solubility in water and the lack of tumor-selective toxicity. The nanocomplex carrier enhanced the solubility and availability of GA in aqueous media, and the HA component enabled the targeted delivery to tumor cells with overexpression of CD44 receptors. In the presence of hyaluronidase, the release of GA from the nanocomplex was significantly accelerated, due to the enzymatic biodegradation of the carrier. Compared to free GA, GA-loaded nanocomplex exhibited improved cytotoxicity in MDA-MB-435/MDR multidrug resistant melanoma cells, and induced enhanced level of apoptosis and mitochondrial depolarization, at low concentration of GA (1-2µM). The nanocomplex enhanced the therapeutic potency of GA, especially when diluted in physiological environment. In addition, suppressed matrix metalloproteinase activity was also detected in MDA-MB-435/MDR cells treated by GA-loaded nanocomplex, which demonstrated its potency in the inhibition of tumor metastasis. The in vitro data suggested that HA(CD)-4Phe4 nanocomplex could provide a promising alternative in the treatment of multidrug resistant tumor cells. Gambogic acid (GA), naturally derived from genus Garcinia trees, exhibited significant cytotoxic activity against multiple types of tumors with resistance to traditional chemotherapeutics. Unfortunately

  14. Theoretical and experimental study of inclusion complexes formed by isoniazid and modified β-cyclodextrins: 1H NMR structural determination and antibacterial activity evaluation.

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    Teixeira, Milena G; de Assis, João V; Soares, Cássia G P; Venâncio, Mateus F; Lopes, Juliana F; Nascimento, Clebio S; Anconi, Cleber P A; Carvalho, Guilherme S L; Lourenço, Cristina S; de Almeida, Mauro V; Fernandes, Sergio A; de Almeida, Wagner B

    2014-01-09

    Me-β-cyclodextrin (Me-βCD) and HP-β-cyclodextrin (HP-βCD) inclusion complexes with isoniazid (INH) were prepared with the aim of modulating the physicochemical and biopharmaceutical properties of the guest molecule, a well-known antibuberculosis drug. The architectures of the complexes were initially proposed according to NMR data Job plot and ROESY followed by density functional theory (DFT) calculations of (1)H NMR spectra using the PBE1PBE functional and 6-31G(d,p) basis set, including the water solvent effect with the polarizable continuum model (PCM), for various inclusion modes, providing support for the experimental proposal. An analysis of the (1)H NMR chemical shift values for the isoniazid (H6',8' and H5',9') and cyclodextrins (H3,5) C(1)H hydrogens, which are known to be very adequately described by the DFT methodology, revealed them to be extremely useful, promptly confirming the inclusion complex formation. An included mode which describes Me-βCD partially enclosing the hydrazide group of the INH is predicted as the most favorable supramolecular structure that can be used to explain the physicochemical properties of the encapsulated drug. Antibacterial activity was also evaluated, and the results indicated the inclusion complexes are a potential strategy for tuberculosis treatment.

  15. New Electrochemically-Modified Carbon Paste Inclusion β-Cyclodextrin and Carbon Nanotubes Sensors for Quantification of Dorzolamide Hydrochloride.

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    Alarfaj, Nawal Ahmad; El-Tohamy, Maha Farouk

    2016-12-02

    The present article introduces a new approach to fabricate carbon paste sensors, including carbon paste, modified carbon paste inclusion β-cyclodextrin, and carbon nanotubes for the quantification of dorzolamide hydrochloride (DRZ). This study is mainly based on the construction of three different carbon paste sensors by the incorporation of DRZ with phosphotungstic acid (PTA) to form dorzolamide-phosphotungstate (DRZ-PT) as an electroactive material in the presence of the solvent mediator ortho-nitrophenyloctyl ether (o-NPOE). The fabricated conventional carbon paste sensor (sensor I), as well as the other modified carbon paste sensors using β-cyclodextrin (sensor II) and carbon nanotubes (sensor III), have been investigated. The sensors displayed Nernstian responses of 55.4 ± 0.6, 56.4 ± 0.4 and 58.1 ± 0.2 mV·decade(-1) over concentration ranges of 1.0 × 10(-5)-1.0 × 10(-2), 1.0 × 10(-6)-1.0 × 10(-2), and 5.0 × 10(-8)-1.0 × 10(-2) mol·L(-1) with lower detection limits of 5.0 × 10(-6), 5.0 × 10(-7), and 2.5 × 10(-9) mol·L(-1) for sensors I, II, and III, respectively. The critical performance of the developed sensors was checked with respect to the effect of various parameters, including pH, selectivity, response time, linear concentration relationship, lifespan, etc. Method validation was applied according to the international conference on harmonisation of technical requirements for registration of pharmaceuticals for human use ICH guidelines. The developed sensors were employed for the determination of DRZ in its bulk and dosage forms, as well as bio-samples. The observed data were statistically analyzed and compared with those obtained from other published methods.

  16. New Electrochemically-Modified Carbon Paste Inclusion β-Cyclodextrin and Carbon Nanotubes Sensors for Quantification of Dorzolamide Hydrochloride

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    Alarfaj, Nawal Ahmad; El-Tohamy, Maha Farouk

    2016-01-01

    The present article introduces a new approach to fabricate carbon paste sensors, including carbon paste, modified carbon paste inclusion β-cyclodextrin, and carbon nanotubes for the quantification of dorzolamide hydrochloride (DRZ). This study is mainly based on the construction of three different carbon paste sensors by the incorporation of DRZ with phosphotungstic acid (PTA) to form dorzolamide-phosphotungstate (DRZ-PT) as an electroactive material in the presence of the solvent mediator ortho-nitrophenyloctyl ether (o-NPOE). The fabricated conventional carbon paste sensor (sensor I), as well as the other modified carbon paste sensors using β-cyclodextrin (sensor II) and carbon nanotubes (sensor III), have been investigated. The sensors displayed Nernstian responses of 55.4 ± 0.6, 56.4 ± 0.4 and 58.1 ± 0.2 mV·decade−1 over concentration ranges of 1.0 × 10−5–1.0 × 10−2, 1.0 × 10−6–1.0 × 10−2, and 5.0 × 10−8–1.0 × 10−2 mol·L−1 with lower detection limits of 5.0 × 10−6, 5.0 × 10−7, and 2.5 × 10−9 mol·L−1 for sensors I, II, and III, respectively. The critical performance of the developed sensors was checked with respect to the effect of various parameters, including pH, selectivity, response time, linear concentration relationship, lifespan, etc. Method validation was applied according to the international conference on harmonisation of technical requirements for registration of pharmaceuticals for human use ICH guidelines. The developed sensors were employed for the determination of DRZ in its bulk and dosage forms, as well as bio-samples. The observed data were statistically analyzed and compared with those obtained from other published methods. PMID:27918458

  17. Molecular encapsulation of rifampicin as an inclusion complex of hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin: design; characterization and in vitro dissolution.

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    He, Dan; Deng, Ping; Yang, Lin; Tan, Qunyou; Liu, Juan; Yang, Mei; Zhang, Jingqing

    2013-03-01

    A hydrophobic drug, rifampin (RFP), was molecularly encapsulated into hydroxylpropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HCD) to form a molecular inclusion complex (MRICD) with higher solubility and stability. A solid-state grinding method was applied to prepare MRICD for 0.5h. The inclusion ratio, binding constant and the change of Gibbs free energy estimated from the phase solubility diagram and/or by the ultraviolet-visible spectroscopic method were 1:1, ∼218 mol/L and -1.767 KJ/mol, respectively. Differential scanning calorimetry and Fourier transformed infrared spectra of MRICD confirmed the molecular interactions between RFP and HCD. Morphological differences between MICDH and RFP further confirmed the molecular encapsulation of RFP. The most probable configuration of MRICD was estimated via computer simulation. MRICD had a higher dissolution rate than free RFP. Weibull function fit well the dissolution data of MRICD. Broth macrodilution experiments indicated that MRICD had good antibacterial activity. MRICD might be a promising system for oral or parenteral drug delivery to treat bacterial infections.

  18. Investigation of the inclusion behavior of HP-β-cyclodextrin with polydatin in solution and its analytical application

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    An, Songsong; He, Jiang; Sun, Lijuan; Ren, Dong; Ban, Yihe

    2013-04-01

    The inclusion complex of the slight water solubility, polydatin (PD), with hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) was investigated for the first time in solution. The effect of HP-β-CD on the spectral feature of PD was measured using fluorescence technique by varying the concentrations of HP-β-CD. Meanwhile, the molecular mechanism of the formation of inclusion complex of PD with HP-β-CD was studied and discussed by molecular modeling. The experimental result clearly indicated that the benzene ring of PD was encapsulated within the HP-β-CD cavity to form a 1:1 stoichiometry host-guest compound. The apparent formation constants (K) was obtained by the typical double reciprocal plots and phase solubility studies. Due to the remarkable enhancement of the fluorescence intensity of PD, a spectrofluorimetric method was developed for the determination of PD in bulk aqueous solution in the presence of HP-β-CD. The linear range was 2.00 × 10-7-2.00 × 10-5 mol/L (r = 0.998) with the detection limit 9.50 × 10-9 mol/L. The present study provided useful information for a more rational determination of PD in serum with recoveries of 97-104%.

  19. Physico-chemical characterization and in vitro/in vivo evaluation of loratadine:dimethyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Szabados-Nacsa, A; Sipos, P; Martinek, T; Mándity, I; Blazsó, G; Balogh, Á; Szabó-Révész, P; Aigner, Z

    2011-05-15

    A tricyclic, piperidine derivative of antihistamines, loratadine, which belongs in class II of the Biopharmaceutical Classification System, was investigated. It is an ionizable drug, whose solubility depends on the gastrointestinal pH, and the bioavailability is therefore very variable. Inclusion complexes were prepared by kneading method, containing loratadine (LOR) and dimethyl-β-cyclodextrin (DIMEB) in two different molar ratios in an attempt to achieve better dissolution and therefore the better bioavailability of loratadine. The formation and physicochemical properties of the inclusion complexes were investigated by means of dissolution tests, pH-dependent solubility studies, electrospray ionization mass spectrometry and diffusion-ordered 1H NMR spectroscopy. The in vivo efficiency of the complexes was examined in rat animal experiments to confirm the better in vitro dissolution. The instrumental examinations proved the presence of total complexes in 1:1 ratio in both compositions. However, the in vitro pH-dependent solubility results, the in vivo blood levels and the greater pharmacological effect prove that excess DIMEB is needed to achieve the pH-independent and complete solubility of LOR, and therefore better and more consistent bioavailability.

  20. Kinetic and physical-chemical study of the inclusion complex of β-cyclodextrin containing carvacrol

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    Menezes, Paula dos Passos; Serafini, Mairim Russo; de Carvalho, Yasmim Maria Barbosa Gomes; Soares Santana, Dayanne Valéria; Lima, Bruno Santos; Quintans-Júnior, Lucindo José; Marreto, Ricardo Neves; de Aquino, Thiago Mendonça; Sabino, Adilson Rodrigues; Scotti, Luciana; Scotti, Marcus Tullius; Grangeiro-Júnior, Severino; de Souza Araújo, Adriano Antunes

    2016-12-01

    Carvacrol is a good natural antimicrobial and antioxidant agent; however, its poor aqueous solubility and high volatility limit its application in food systems. Different methods of complexation have been used to preserve aromas in food products and complexation in cyclodextrins (CDs) is among the most efficient ways. In the present study, we investigated the complexation efficiency of carvacrol in β-CD using methods different from those already reported in the literature for this compound. The supramolecular structure of the carvacrol/β-CD complex was investigated by means of X-ray diffraction (XRD), Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), docking, complexation efficiency, thermogravimetry/derivate thermogravimetry (TG/DTG) and Karl Fischer titration. Results clearly showed the formation of a supramolecular complex in which the guest molecule, carvacrol, was entrapped inside the cavity of the host, β-CD mainly by slurry method. These results contribute to other studies involving this type of system.

  1. Photophysics of 4-( N, N-dimethylamino)cinnamaldehyde/α-cyclodextrin inclusion complex

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    Panja, Subhasis; Chakravorti, Sankar

    2002-01-01

    This paper reports the probing of α-cyclodextrin (α-CD) cavities with the help of dual emission properties of 4- N, N dimethylamino cinnamaldehyde (DMACA) in aqueous solution. An interesting feature could be observed that due to 1:1 complexation DMACA is encapsulated within α-CD in two distinctly different types of orientation as revealed from the relative positions and the intensity of locally excited state localized within donor and acceptor subunits (LE) and twisted intramolecular charge transfer (TICT) bands. In one situation the dimethylamino group is directed towards the larger rim of the cavity and in other the orientation is just the opposite. The different types of complexes were found to be excited selectively in different wavelength regions.

  2. Enhancement of plant essential oils' aqueous solubility and stability using alpha and beta cyclodextrin.

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    Samperio, Cristian; Boyer, Renee; Eigel, William N; Holland, Kevin W; McKinney, Julie S; O'Keefe, Sean F; Smith, Richard; Marcy, Joseph E

    2010-12-22

    Sodium benzoate has been shown to produce benzene in combination with ascorbic acid. This has led to research for safe alternatives from plant essential oils and parabens that have shown some antimicrobial activity, but many of these compounds exhibit poor solubility in aqueous solutions. Cyclodextrins can increase the solubility of many compounds. This work aimed to investigate the solubility of 23 plant essential oils and 4 parabens in water and an apple juice medium. Four of these compounds were chosen for their low aqueous solubility to determine if complexing the compound with α- and β-cyclodextrin would increase solubility. Three of the complexes were dissolved in an acidified aqueous solution and then studied in glass and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) to determine if storage material would affect the stability. Solubility of the 27 compounds in distilled water ranged from 1.6 mg/L to 2460.6 mg/L and the solubility of 18 of the compounds decreased from 2.5 to 84.7% in apple juice medium (pH = 3.4, 12-13 °Brix). Complexation with cyclodextrin dramatically increased the solubility of the compounds, up to 10-fold. Packaging material had no effect on concentration of compounds present over 7 days. Cyclodextrins were able to increase solubility of these compounds to more suitable concentrations, and may lead to viable natural alternatives to sodium benzoate.

  3. Sorption of Ochratoxin A from aqueous solutions using beta-cyclodextrin-polyurethane polymer

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    The ability of a cyclodextrin-polyurethane polymer to remove ochratoxin A from aqueous solutions, including wine, was examined by batch rebinding assays and equilibrium sorption isotherms. The results were fit to two parameter models. Freundlich analysis of the sorption isotherm indicates the polyme...

  4. Telavancin and hydroxy propyl-beta-cyclodextrin clearance during continuous renal replacement therapy: an in vitro study.

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    Patel, Jignes H; Churchwell, Marianne D; Seroogy, Julie D; Barriere, Steven L; Grio, Maricor; Mueller, Bruce

    2009-10-01

    Telavancin is a lipoglycopeptide antimicrobial agent which has been approved in Europe and has been recently FDA approved in the United States. Telavancin's parenteral solution contains hydroxy propyl-beta -cyclodextrin (HP-beta -CD) to enhance its solubility. The disposition of telavancin and HP-beta -CD during continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT ) has not been previously reported. The transmembrane clearances (CLtm ) of telavancin and HP-beta -CD during continuous hemofiltration and hemodialysis were assessed using an in vitro bovine blood model with AN69 and polysulfone hemodiafilters at varying ultrafiltrate and dialysate flow rates (1, 2, 3, & 6 l/hr). The mean telavancin sieving coefficient ranged from 0.25 to 0.31 during continuous hemofiltration. At all ultrafiltration rates, no differences were observed in telavancin CLtm between the two hemodiafilter types. For continuous hemodialysis, mean telavancin saturation coefficients ranged from 0.10 to 0.43 and CLtm tended to be higher for the polysulfone hemodiafilter than the AN69 hemodiafilter, especially at higher flow rates. Mean HP-beta -CD sieving coefficients ranged from 0.63 to 1.03 and saturation coefficients from 0.63 to 1.38, resulting in a CLtm that was similar to ultrafiltrate and dialysate flow rates. Telavancin CLtm is dependent on hemodiafilter type, dialysate and ultrafiltration rates. CRRT with high ultrafiltrate or dialysate rates may result in sufficient telavancin clearance to alter telavancin dosing. HP-beta -CD clearance by continuous hemodialysis or continuous hemofiltration is substantial and may be sufficient to prevent HP-beta -CD accumulation in subjects receiving CRRT . Pharmacokinetic studies conducted in patients receiving CRRT and telavancin are needed to confirm these in vitro findings.

  5. Cyclodextrin-enclosed substances of Brazilian propolis.

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    Nafady, Alaa Mohamed; El-Shanawany, Mohamed Ahmed; Mohamed, Mahmoud Hamed; Hassanean, Hashim Abdel-Halim; Nohara, Toshihiro; Yoshimitsu, Hitoshi; Ono, Masateru; Sugimoto, Hiroyuki; Doi, Shima; Sasaki, Ken; Kuroda, Hirohisa

    2003-08-01

    By using beta-cyclodextrin-inclusion as a unique technique, an efficient separation of pharmacologically active phenolic compounds from Brazilian propolis was achieved to provide one new compound, 3-(3-hydroxy-3-methyl-butyl)-5-prenyl-4-hydroxycinnamic acid, together with two common cinnamic acid derivatives, artepillin C and capillartemisin A, and two known flavanols, aromadendrin and 3,5,7-trihydroxy-4'-methoxyflavanol.

  6. Removal of organic compounds from water via cloud-point extraction with permethyl hydroxypropyl-[beta]-cyclodextrin

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    Warner-Schmid, D.; Hoshi, Suwaru; Armstrong, D.W. )

    1993-03-01

    Aqueous solutions of nonionic surfactants are known to undergo phase separations at elevated temperatures. This phenomenon is known as clouding,' and the temperature at which it occurs is refereed to as the cloud point. Permethylhydroxypropyl-[beta]-cyclodextrin (PMHP-[beta]-CD) was synthesized and aqueous solutions containing it were found to undergo similar cloud-point behavior. Factors that affect the phase separation of PMHP-[beta]-CD were investigated. Subsequently, the cloud-point extractions of several aromatic compounds (i.e., acetanilide, aniline, 2,2[prime]-dihydroxybiphenyl, N-methylaniline, 2-naphthol, o-nitroaniline, m-nitroaniline, p-nitroaniline, nitrobenzene, o-nitrophenol, m-nitrophenol, p-nitrophenol, 4-phenazophenol, 3-phenylphenol, and 2-phenylbenzimidazole) from dilute aqueous solution were evaluated. Although the extraction efficiency of the compounds varied, most can be quantitatively extracted if sufficient PMHP-[beta]-CD is used. For those few compounds that are not extracted (e.g., o-nitroacetanilide), the cloud-point procedure may be an effective one-step isolation or purification method. 18 refs., 2 figs., 3 tabs.

  7. Study of β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes with volatile molecules geraniol and α-terpineol enantiomers in solid state and in solution

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    Ceborska, Magdalena; Szwed, Kamila; Asztemborska, Monika; Wszelaka-Rylik, Małgorzata; Kicińska, Ewa; Suwińska, Kinga

    2015-11-01

    Geraniol and α-terpineol are insoluble in water volatile compounds. α-Terpineol is a potentially important agent for medical applications. Formation of molecular complexes with β-cyclodextrin would lead to the increase of water solubility and bioavailability. β-Cyclodextrin forms 2:2 inclusion complexes with both enantiomers of α-terpineol and their precursor geraniol. Solid state complexes are thoroughly characterized by single X-ray crystallography and their stability over vast range of temperatures is proven by TG analysis. Intermolecular host-guest, host-host and guest-guest interactions give good insight into the nature of formed inclusion complexes. Stability constants of the complexes in solution are determined by HPLC.

  8. NMR, surface tension and conductance study to investigate host-guest inclusion complexes of three sequential ionic liquids with β-cyclodextrin in aqueous media

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    Barman, Siti; Ekka, Deepak; Saha, Subhadeep; Roy, Mahendra Nath

    2016-08-01

    Host-guest inclusion complexes of three sequential cationic room temperature surface active ionic liquids, benzyltrialkylammonium chloride [(C6H5CH2)N(CnH2n+1)3Cl; where n = 1, 2, 4] with β-cyclodextrin in aqueous media have been studied using surface tension, conductance and NMR spectroscopy. All the studies have suggested that the hydrophobic benzyl group of ionic liquids is encapsulated inside into the cavity of β-cyclodextrin and played a crucial role in supporting the formation of inclusion complexes. The variation of the thermodynamic parameters with guest size, shape is used to draw inferences about contributions to the overall binding by means of the driving forces, viz., hydrophobic effect, steric hindrance, van der Waal force, and electrostatic force.

  9. Poly-dopamine-beta-cyclodextrin: A novel nanobiopolymer towards sensing of some amino acids at physiological pH.

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    Hasanzadeh, Mohammad; Sadeghi, Sattar; Bageri, Leyla; Mokhtarzadeh, Ahad; Karimzadeh, Ayub; Shadjou, Nasrin; Mahboob, Soltanali

    2016-12-01

    A novel nanobiopolymer film was electrodeposited on the surface of glassy carbon through cyclic voltammetry from dopamine, β-cyclodextrin, and phosphate buffer solution in physiological pH (7.40). The electrochemical behavior of polydopamine-Beta-cyclodextrin modified glassy carbon electrode was investigated for electro-oxidation and determination of some amino acids (l-Cysteine, l-Tyrosine, l-Glycine, and l-Phenylalanine). The modified electrode was applied for selected amino acid detection at physiological pH using cyclic voltammetry, differential pulse voltammetry and chronoamperometry, chronocoulometery. The linear concentration range of the proposed sensor for the l-Glycine, l-Cysteine, l-Tyrosine, and l-Phenylalanine were 0.2-70, 0.06-0.2, 0.01-0.1, and 0.2-10μM, while low limit of quantifications were 0.2, 0.06, 0.01, and 0.2μM, respectively. The modified electrode shows many advantages as an amino acid sensor such as simple preparation method without using any specific electron transfer mediator or specific reagent, good sensitivity, short response time, and long term stability. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  10. Physico-chemical characterization and antibacterial activity of inclusion complexes of Hyptis martiusii Benth essential oil in β-cyclodextrin.

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    Andrade, Tatianny A; Freitas, Thiago S; Araújo, Francielly O; Menezes, Paula P; Dória, Grace Anne A; Rabelo, Alessandra S; Quintans-Júnior, Lucindo J; Santos, Márcio R V; Bezerra, Daniel P; Serafini, Mairim R; Menezes, Irwin Rose A; Nunes, Paula Santos; Araújo, Adriano A S; Costa, Maria S; Campina, Fábia F; Santos, Antonia T L; Silva, Ana R P; Coutinho, Henrique D M

    2017-02-19

    Cyclodextrins (CDs) have been used as important pharmaceutical excipients for improve the physicochemical properties of the drugs of low solubility as the essential oil of Hyptis martiusii. This oil is important therapeutically, but the low solubility and bioavailability compromises your use. Therein, the aim of this study was to obtain and to characterize physico-chemically the samples obtained by physical mixture (PM), paste complexation (PC) and slurry complexation (SC) of the essential oil Hyptis martiusii (EOHM) in β-CD, and to compare the antibacterial and modulatory-antibiotic activity of products obtained and oil free. The physicochemical characterization was performed by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermogravimetry/derivative thermogravimetry (TG/DTG), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD) and Karl Fischer titration. Additionally, the antibacterial tests were performed by microdilution technique. Thus, it was observed that the PM method showed low complexing capacity, unlike PC and SC in which it was observed the formation of inclusion complexes. In addition, the second stage of the TG/DTG curves showed that SC was the best method inclusion with mass loss of 6.9% over the PC that was 6.0%. The XRD results corroborate with the results above suggesting the formation of new solid phase and the SEM photomicrographs showed the porous surface of the samples PC and SC. The essential oil alone demonstrated an antibacterial and modulatory effect against the S. aureus and the Gram negative strain, respectively. However, the β-CD and the inclusion complex did not demonstrate any biological activity in the performed antibacterial assays.

  11. Multifrequency ESR study of spin labeled molecules in inclusion compounds with cyclodextrins

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    Dzikovski, Boris; Tipikin, Dmitriy; Livshits, Vsevolod; Earle, Keith; Freed, Jack

    2009-01-01

    The molecular dynamics of spin labeled compounds included into the solid phase of cyclodextrins (CD) has been studied using conventional (X-Band) ESR at 9 GHz and high-field high-frequency (HFHF) ESR at 240 and 170GHz. The patterns of axial rotation at these higher frequencies are clear just by inspection of the spectrum, unlike the case for 9 GHz spectra. That is HFHF ESR is sensitive to molecular motion about the diffusion axis collinear with the X, Y or Z-direction of the magnetic g- and A-tensors of the nitroxide moiety (referred to respectively as X, Y or Z-rotation). For doxyl stearic acids (Z-rotation) and TEMPOyl caprylate (X-rotation) included in β- and γ-CD’s we were able to determine the rate of molecular motion and the corresponding potential barriers. We emphasize that determining the rate of Z-rotation by ESR is feasible only using HFHF ESR. For the X-rotation case we suggest that the motion of the nitroxide moiety consists of fast small-angle librations about the magnetic X-axis superimposed by rotational diffusion about the same axis. The potential barrier of 1.7 Kcal/mol for this rotational diffusion is unusually low. A fascinating feature of TEMPO derivatives included in β-CD is the detectable molecular motion at temperatures below 77K. For the other CD – spin probe systems, we used multifrequency analysis to assign the conformations of spin-labeled molecules. A dramatic spectral change for 16-sasl in β- and γ-CDs at ~ 260K corresponds to a tilting of the position of the nitroxide moiety on the rotating molecule relative to the long diffusion axis, while for TEMPO derivatives in γ cyclodextrin below 200K, we observe a rapid transition from fast to very slow rotational motion. More complex features are best studied by means of multifrequency ESR experiments. The visual clarity and the simplicity of analysis of the ESR spectra shown in this work should provide a benchmark for future studies of molecular motion by HFHF ESR. PMID:19639141

  12. Enzyme coated beta-cyclodextrin for effective adsorption and glucose-responsive closed-loop insulin delivery.

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    Anirudhan, T S; Nair, Anoop S; Nair, Syam S

    2016-10-01

    Inconsistent dosage of insulin (INS) for type 2 diabetes patients lead to severe adverse effects like limb amputation, blindness and fatal hypo or hyper glycaemia. Hence, a drug delivery system (DDS) capable of consistent INS release by sensing changes in blood glucose level is essential. Herein, we report a glucose responsive DDS comprised of oleic acid-grafted-aminated beta cyclodextrin (OA-g-ACD) copolymer, coated with a dispersion of glucose oxidase (GOx) and catalase (CAT). The prepared DDS was characterised using FTIR, Optical Microscopy, H(1) NMR, DLS and SEM. Hydrophobicity and drug loading capacity was ascertained using contact angle measurements and confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) respectively. Extent of swelling was observed to be a function of glucose concentration. INS release profile showed a cumulative release of 78.0 % after 240min. Flow cytometry studies revealed greater population of INS on HeLa cells indicating application of DDS as potential candidate for the intravenous administration of INS.

  13. Effect of beta-cyclodextrin on production of L-phenylacetyl carbinol by immobilized cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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    Mahmoud, W M; El-Sayed, A H; Coughlin, R W

    1990-07-01

    The rate and extent of microbial transformation of higher concentrations of benzaldehyde substrate to L-phenylacetyl carbinol (L-PAC) by immobilized cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae ATCC 834 was markedly stimulated by addition of different concentrations of beta-cyclodextrin (BCD) to the fermentation medium. With 0.5, 1.0, and 1.5% BCD in the fermentation medium and cumulative doses of benzaldehyde of 12 and 14 g/L, significantly higher yields of L-PAC were obtained, about one- to twofold that of the yields of the control experiments. The favorable effects of BCD were evident in spite of its presence in stoichiometric concentrations significantly lower than those of benzaldehyde. The presence of BCD also appeared to stimulate microbial growth slightly. Enhanced cellular activity was reflected by faster D-glucose consumption and faster benzaldehyde utilization in the presence of BCD.

  14. N-phenyl-1-naphthylamine/β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex as a new fluorescent probe for rapid and visual detection of Pd2+

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    Maniyazagan, Munisamy; Mohandoss, Sonaimuthu; Sivakumar, Krishnamoorthy; Stalin, Thambusamy

    2014-12-01

    Inclusion complex between N-phenyl-1-naphthylamine (NPN) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) was studied by FT-IR, 1H and 2D NMR, XRD, FT-Raman, SEM and DSC techniques. The formation of 1:1 stoichiometric inclusion complex of NPN with β-CD was proposed based on the Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and Molecular docking study. The molecular encapsulation of host-guest inclusion complex based on simple chemosensor has high selectivity and sensitivity for the determination of Pd2+ ion. Host-guest inclusion complex as a spectroscopic probe is used for the detection of transition metal cation Pd2+. Coordination of this Pd2+ with (NPN/β-CD) inclusion complex exhibited a noticeable color change in the solution state it used for naked-eye detection.

  15. N-phenyl-1-naphthylamine/β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex as a new fluorescent probe for rapid and visual detection of Pd(2+).

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    Maniyazagan, Munisamy; Mohandoss, Sonaimuthu; Sivakumar, Krishnamoorthy; Stalin, Thambusamy

    2014-12-10

    Inclusion complex between N-phenyl-1-naphthylamine (NPN) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) was studied by FT-IR, (1)H and 2D NMR, XRD, FT-Raman, SEM and DSC techniques. The formation of 1:1 stoichiometric inclusion complex of NPN with β-CD was proposed based on the Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and Molecular docking study. The molecular encapsulation of host-guest inclusion complex based on simple chemosensor has high selectivity and sensitivity for the determination of Pd(2+) ion. Host-guest inclusion complex as a spectroscopic probe is used for the detection of transition metal cation Pd(2+). Coordination of this Pd(2+) with (NPN/β-CD) inclusion complex exhibited a noticeable color change in the solution state it used for naked-eye detection. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  16. Preparation and characterization of soluble branched ionic β-cyclodextrins and their inclusion complexes with triclosan.

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    Gómez-Galván, Flor; Pérez-Álvarez, Leyre; Matas, Janire; Álvarez-Bautista, Arturo; Poejo, Joana; Duarte, Catarina M; Ruiz-Rubio, Leire; Vila-Vilela, Jose Luis; León, Luis M

    2016-05-20

    This study aims to synthesize, characterize and investigate the water solubility and cytotoxicity of branched anionic/cationic β-cyclodextrins (bβCDs) obtained by reaction with epichlorohydrin and chloroacetic acid or choline chloride, respectively, by a single step polycondensation reaction. Obtained ionic bβCDs were investigated as an attempt to comparatively study anionic and cationic bβCDs. Water solubility of both ionic derivatives was similar (400 mg/mL) at neutral and basic pHs and remarkably higher than that of their neutral homologues. Additionally, a pH-dependent solubility of anionic bβCDs was observed. Cytotoxicity of ionic bβCDs was evaluated on Human colon carcinoma Caco-2 cells and high cell viability (>99%) was observed in the range of 0-100 mg/mL for anionic and cationic samples, in the same range of that of neutral and parent β-CDs. Additionally, complexes formation capacity with triclosan, a poor water soluble antimicrobial agent, was confirmed by several techniques observing a complexation limit around 4 mg/mL for both systems and higher stability constant for anionic bβCDs than cationic derivatives.

  17. Modified-release ointment with nitroglycerin β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex for treatment of anal fissures.

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    Centkowska, Katarzyna; Sznitowska, Malgorzata

    2013-10-01

    The aim was to evaluate ointments for local treatment of anal fissures. Nitroglycerin (NTG) was complexed with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) to provide prolonged NTG release, with the intention of decreasing systemic drug absorption and thus reducing side effects. Gels, creams and anhydrous water-emulsifying (AWE) ointment with NTG-CD were compared with preparations containing uncomplexed NTG (diluted with crospovidone, NTG-cP). The in-vitro NTG release and ex-vivo skin absorption were studied. The prolonged-release ointment with the NTG-CD complex was formulated using AWE base or w/o cream (20% water); release of NTG from a hydrogel was very fast with both the complexed and uncomplexed forms. From the AWE ointment base, 16.4% or 4.5% of the total NTG dose was released after 6 h when NTG-cP or NTG-CD was incorporated, respectively. With the complexed form, NTG absorption to the skin after a 5-h application was 18.1 or 11.1 μg/g from AWE ointment or cream, respectively; absorption of the uncomplexed NTG was higher: 52.3 or 21.9 μg/g from AWE ointment and cream, respectively. Complexation with β-CD results in prolonged release of NTG from AWE ointment and w/o cream, which was confirmed by the ex-vivo skin absorption results. © 2013 Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

  18. Elaboration of antibiofilm surfaces functionalized with antifungal-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes.

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    Gharbi, Aïcha; Humblot, Vincent; Turpin, Frédéric; Pradier, Claire-Marie; Imbert, Christine; Berjeaud, Jean-Marc

    2012-07-01

    To tackle the loss of activity of surfaces functionalized by coating and covalently bound molecules to materials, an intermediate system implying the noncovalent immobilization of active molecules in the inner cavity of grafted cyclodextrins (CDs) was investigated. The antifungal and antibiofilm activities of the most stable complexes of Anidulafungin (ANF; echinocandin) and thymol (THY; terpen) in various CDs were demonstrated to be almost the same as the free molecules. The selected CD was covalently bond to self-assembled monolayers on gold surfaces. The immobilized antifungal agents reduced the number of culturable Candida albicans ATCC 3153 attached to the surface by 64 ± 8% for ANF and 75 ± 15% for THY. The inhibitory activity was persistent for THY-loaded samples, whereas it was completely lost for ANF-loaded surfaces after one use. However, reloading of the echinocandin restored the activity. Using fluorescent dying and confocal microscopy, it was proposed that the ANF-loaded surfaces inhibited the adherence of the yeasts, whereas the activity of immobilized THY was found fungicidal. This kind of tailored approach for functionalizing surfaces that could allow a progressive release of ANF or THY gave promising results but still needs to be improved to display a full activity. © 2012 Federation of European Microbiological Societies. Published by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

  19. Valsartan inclusion by methyl-β-cyclodextrin: thermodynamics, molecular modelling, Tween 80 effect and evaluation.

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    Chadha, Renu; Bala, Madhu; Arora, Poonam; Jain, D V S; Pissurlenkar, Raghuvir R S; Coutinho, Evans C

    2014-03-15

    The rationale of present study is to investigate the effect of Tween 80 on encapsulation ability of valsartan (VAL) by methyl-β-cyclodextrin (M-β-CD) and to determine the exact mode of binding. Phase solubility studies indicated 1:1 stoichiometry between VAL and M-β-CD both in the presence and absence of Tween 80. The NMR and molecular modelling studies indicated the insertion of both aromatic and aliphatic regions of VAL into the M-β-CD cavity suggesting the coexistence of two 1:1 complexes in equilibrium with each other. The stability constants, K1 (aromatic) and K2 (aliphatic), were enhanced in the presence of Tween 80 as evident by higher value of stability constants (K1 1992.0M(-1), K2 1864.0M(-1)) for ternary system in comparison to binary system (K1 1741.6M(-1), K2 1499.2M(-1)). Efficacy of ternary complex was established by significant decrease in the systolic blood pressure of deoxycorticosterone acetate (DOCA) induced hypertensive rats.

  20. The inclusion complex of oxyresveratrol in modified cyclodextrins: A thermodynamic, structural, physicochemical, fluorescent and computational study.

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    Matencio, Adrián; García-Carmona, Francisco; López-Nicolás, José Manuel

    2017-10-01

    The interaction between oxyresveratrol (a type of stilbene with high biological activity) and modified cyclodextrins (CDs) was studied. Using HPLC-RP, was seen to form a 1:1 complex with all the CDs tested. The best CD in this respect was MβCD (KF=606.65±30.18M(-1)), the complexation showing a strong dependence on pH and temperature: The complexation constant (KF) decreased as the pH and temperature increased. The thermodynamic parameters studied (ΔH°, ΔS° and ΔG°) showed negative entropy, enthalpy and Gibbs free energy change at 25°C. In addition, fluorescence signal of oxyresveratrol increased when MβCD was added. The oxyresveratrol emission and excitation spectra were obtained for first time. A (1)H NMR was carried out to study the structure of the complex and, DSC studied demonstrated the complexation. A computational study by molecular docking was made to complement the structural study. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  1. DSC, X-ray and FTIR studies of a gemfibrozil/dimethyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex produced by co-grinding.

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    Aigner, Z; Berkesi, O; Farkas, G; Szabó-Révész, P

    2012-01-05

    The steps of formation of an inclusion complex produced by the co-grinding of gemfibrozil and dimethyl-β-cyclodextrin were investigated by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), X-ray powder diffractometry (XRPD) and Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy with curve-fitting analysis. The endothermic peak at 59.25°C reflecting the melting of gemfibrozil progressively disappeared from the DSC curves of the products on increase of the duration of co-grinding. The crystallinity of the samples too gradually decreased, and after 35min of co-grinding the product was totally amorphous. Up to this co-grinding time, XRPD and FTIR investigations indicated a linear correlation between the cyclodextrin complexation and the co-grinding time. After co-grinding for 30min, the ratio of complex formation did not increase. These studies demonstrated that co-grinding is a suitable method for the complexation of gemfibrozil with dimethyl-β-cyclodextrin. XRPD analysis revealed the amorphous state of the gemfibrozil-dimethyl-β-cyclodextrin product. FTIR spectroscopy with curve-fitting analysis may be useful as a semiquantitative analytical method for discriminating the molecular and amorphous states of gemfibrozil.

  2. Definition of Arabidopsis sterol-rich membrane microdomains by differential treatment with methyl-beta-cyclodextrin and quantitative proteomics.

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    Kierszniowska, Sylwia; Seiwert, Bettina; Schulze, Waltraud X

    2009-04-01

    Plasma membranes are dynamic compartments with key functions in solute transport, cell shape, and communication between cells and the environment. In mammalian cells and yeast, the plasma membrane has been shown to be compartmented into so-called lipid rafts, which are defined by their resistance to treatment with non-ionic detergents. In plants, the existence of lipid rafts has been postulated, but the precise composition of this membrane compartment is still under debate. Here we were able to experimentally clearly distinguish (i) true sterol-dependent "raft proteins" and (ii) sterol-independent "non-raft" proteins and co-purifying "contaminants" in plant detergent-resistant membranes. We used quantitative proteomics techniques involving (15)N metabolic labeling and specific disruption of sterol-rich membrane domains by methyl-beta-cyclodextrin. Among the sterol-dependent proteins we found an over-representation of glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored proteins. A large fraction of these proteins has functions in cell wall anchoring. We were able to distinguish constant and variable components of plant sterol-rich membrane microdomains based on their responsiveness to the drug methyl-beta-cyclodextrin. Predominantly proteins with signaling functions, such as receptor kinases, G-proteins, and calcium signaling proteins, were identified as variable members in plant lipid rafts, whereas cell wall-related proteins and specific proteins with unknown functions make up a core set of sterol-dependent plant plasma membrane proteins. This allows the plant to maintain a balance between static anchoring of cell shape forming elements and variable adjustment to changing external conditions.

  3. Functionalization of acrylic hydrogels with alpha-, beta- or gamma-cyclodextrin modulates protein adsorption and antifungal delivery.

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    dos Santos, Jose-Fernando Rosa; Torres-Labandeira, Juan-Jose; Matthijs, Nele; Coenye, Tom; Concheiro, Angel; Alvarez-Lorenzo, Carmen

    2010-10-01

    Poly(hydroxyethyl methacrylate) (pHEMA) hydrogels were functionalized with pendant alpha-, beta- and gamma-cyclodextrins (CD) with the aim of improving the biocompatibility and increasing the ability to host drug molecules. Pendant alpha-, beta- and gamma-CDs did not affect swelling of the hydrogels but slightly decreased the water contact angle. Protein deposition was notably dependent on the nature of the CD, due to their different affinities for hydrophobic moieties of proteins. Lysozyme and albumin sorption was hindered by gamma-CD. Functionalization with beta-CD also reduced protein sorption, although less so, while alpha-CD decreased lysozyme deposition but enhanced albumin sorption compared with control pHEMA hydrogels. Loading of the hydrogels with miconazole was carried out by immersion in drug suspension followed by autoclaving. Functionalization with gamma-CD doubled the affinity of the network for the drug and resulted in the highest amount loaded (up to 170 mgg(-1)). Sustained delivery was observed for several days. Some miconazole-loaded hydrogels completely prevented Candida albicans biofilm formation as assayed in an in vitro microbiological test. 2010 Acta Materialia Inc. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  4. Analysis of some metabolites of organic solvents in urine by high-performance liquid chromatography with beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Moon, D H; Paik, N W; Shim, Y B

    1997-07-04

    Chromatographic separation of the metabolites derived from toluene, ethylbenzene, styrene and xylene was carried out on untreated urine samples from factory workers. The elution sequence was as follows: phenylglyoxilic acid, 3-hydroxy-2-butanone, hippuric acid, o-methylhippuric acid, p-methylhippuric acid, m-methylhippuric acid, p-cresol, m-cresol and o-cresol. The stability constants (K(G)) of cresol and methylhippuric acid derivatives were evaluated. The capacity factor (k'), selectivity factor (alpha) and resolution (Rs) are described with a variety of mobile phases containing beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD). The optimum concentration ratio of ethanol-water-acetic acid-beta-CD was determined to be 20:80:0.3:1.4%. Under these conditions, k' values of the five metabolites were 2

  5. Gemcitabine and γ-cyclodextrin/docetaxel inclusion complex-loaded liposome for highly effective combinational therapy of osteosarcoma.

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    Sun, Liang; Zhou, Dong-Sheng; Zhang, Peng; Li, Qing-Hu; Liu, Ping

    2015-01-15

    The aim of the present investigation was to formulate a docetaxel (DTX) and gemcitabine (GEM) co-loaded PEGylated liposome (DTX/GEM-L) to increase the therapeutic efficacy in osteosarcoma (OS). 2-Hydroxypropyl-γ-cyclodextrin/DTX inclusion complex was made to increase DTX aqueous solubility. DTX/GEM-L was characterized for morphological shape and size parameters. Release study showed a sustained release pattern for both the drugs. The nanocarriers based combinational drug significantly increased the cytotoxic effect than the free drug combination at the same concentration. The cell cycle analysis showed a predominant G2/M phase arrest for combinational drug. Importantly, more than 20% of cells were in late apoptosis chamber for DTX/GEM-L treatment with significant proportion of cells in the early apoptosis and necrotic phases. The antitumor efficacy was tested in MG63 cancer cell bearing xenograft nude mice. Results showed that DTX/GEM-L significantly reduced the tumor burden comparing to that of free combination cocktail. The PEGylated liposome successfully delivered the anticancer drugs in the osteosarcoma tumor interstitial spaces via EPR effect. DTX/GEM-L showed excellent safety profile along with the remarkable tumor suppression ability. Overall, results suggest that nanocarriers-based delivery system remarkably enhanced the apoptosis and cytotoxicity and increased the potency of combinational drug regimen.

  6. Fabrication of electrospun polylactic acid nanofilm incorporating cinnamon essential oil/β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex for antimicrobial packaging.

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    Wen, Peng; Zhu, Ding-He; Feng, Kun; Liu, Fang-Jun; Lou, Wen-Yong; Li, Ning; Zong, Min-Hua; Wu, Hong

    2016-04-01

    A novel antimicrobial packaging material was obtained by incorporating cinnamon essential oil/β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex (CEO/β-CD-IC) into polylacticacid (PLA) nanofibers via electrospinning technique. The CEO/β-CD-IC was prepared by the co-precipitation method and SEM and FT-IR spectroscopy analysis indicated the successful formation of CEO/β-CD-IC, which improved the thermal stability of CEO. The CEO/β-CD-IC was then incorporated into PLA nanofibers by electrospinning and the resulting PLA/CEO/β-CD nanofilm showed better antimicrobial activity compared to PLA/CEO nanofilm. The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of PLA/CEO/β-CD nanofilm against Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus was approximately 1 mg/ml (corresponding CEO concentration 11.35 μg/ml) and minimum bactericidal concentration (MBC) was approximately 7 mg/ml (corresponding CEO concentration 79.45 μg/ml). Furthermore, compared with the casting method, the mild electrospinning process was more favorable for maintaining greater CEO in the obtained film. The PLA/CEO/β-CD nanofilm can effectively prolong the shelf life of pork, suggesting it has potential application in active food packaging.

  7. Docetaxel/2-Hydroxypropyl β -Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex Increases Docetaxel Solubility and Release from a Nanochannel Drug Delivery System.

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    Ferrati, Silvia; Nicolov, Eugenia; Bansal, Shyam; Hosali, Sharath; Landis, Melissa; Grattoni, Alessandro

    2015-01-01

    Breast cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer deaths for women in the U.S. The need for new and alternative strategies to treat this cancer is imperative. Here we show the optimization of our nanochannel delivery system (nDS) for constant and sustained delivery of docetaxel (DTX) for thetreatment of triple negative breast cancer. DTX is a highly hydrophobic drug, making it difficult to reach the therapeutic levels when released in aqueous solutions from our implantable delivery system. To overcome this challenge and test the release of DTX from nDS, we prepared DTX/2-hydroxypropyl β-cyclodextrin (DTX/HPCD) inclusion complexes in different molar ratios. The 1:10 DTX/HPCD complex achieved 5 times higher solubility than the 1:2 complex and 3 times higher in vitrorelease of DTX than with free DTX. When released in SCID/Beige mice from nanochannel system, the DTX/HPCD complex showed reduced tumor growth, comparable to the standard bolus injections of DTX, indicating that the structural stability and biological activity of DTX were retained in the complex, after its diffusion through the nanochannel system.

  8. Thermoresponsive Delivery of Paclitaxel by β-Cyclodextrin-Based Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Star Polymer via Inclusion Complexation.

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    Song, Xia; Wen, Yuting; Zhu, Jing-Ling; Zhao, Feng; Zhang, Zhong-Xing; Li, Jun

    2016-12-12

    Paclitaxel (PTX), a hydrophobic anticancer drug, is facing several clinical limitations such as low bioavailability and drug resistance. To solve the problems, a well-defined β-cyclodextrin-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) star polymer was synthesized and used as a nanocarrier to improve the water solubility and aim to thermoresponsive delivery of PTX to cancer cells. The star polymer was able to form supramolecular self-assembled inclusion complex with PTX via host-guest interaction at room temperature, which is below the low critical solution temperature (LCST) of the star polymer, significantly improving the solubilization of PTX. At body temperature (above LCST), the phase transition of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) segments induced the formation of nanoparticles, which greatly enhanced the cellular uptake of the polymer-drug complex, resulting in efficient thermoresponsive delivery of PTX. In particular, the polymer-drug complex exhibited better antitumor effects than the commercial formulation of PTX in overcoming the multi-drug resistance in AT3B-1 cells.

  9. Biodiesel fuel production from waste cooking oil by the inclusion complex of heteropoly acid with bridged bis-cyclodextrin.

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    Zou, Changjun; Zhao, Pinwen; Shi, Lihong; Huang, Shaobing; Luo, Pingya

    2013-10-01

    The inclusion complex of Cs2.5H0.5PW12O40 with bridged bis-cyclodextrin (CsPW/B) is prepared as a highly efficient catalyst for the direct production of biodiesel via the transesterification of waste cooking oil. CsPW/B is characterized by X-ray diffraction, and the biodiesel is analyzed by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer. The conversion rate of waste cooking oil is up to 94.2% under the optimum experimental conditions that are methanol/oil molar ratio of 9:1, catalyst dosage of 3 wt%, temperature of 65 °C and reaction time of 180 min. The physical properties of biodiesel sample satisfy the requirement of ASTM D6751 standards. The novel CsPW/B catalyst used for the transesterification can lead to 96.9% fatty acid methyl esters and 86.5% of the biodiesel product can serve as the ideal substitute for diesel fuel, indicating its excellent potential application in biodiesel production. Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  10. Permeability Profiles and Intestinal Toxicity Assessment of Hydrochlorothiazide and Its Inclusion Complex with β-Cyclodextrin Loaded into Chitosan Nanoparticles.

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    Onnainty, R; Schenfeld, E M; Petiti, J P; Longhi, M R; Torres, A; Quevedo, M A; Granero, G E

    2016-11-07

    Here, a novel drug delivery system was developed for the hydrochlorothiazide (HCT):β-cyclodextrin (βCD) inclusion complex loaded into chitosan (CS) nanoparticles (NPs) [CS/HCT:βCD NPs]. It was found, for the first time, that exposure of the intestinal mucosa to free HCT resulted in an increased and abnormal intestinal permeability associated with several injuries to the intestinal epithelium. Nevertheless, the HCT delivery system obtained ameliorated the damage of the intestinal epithelium induced by HCT. Furthermore, we found that the corresponding permeability profiles for both the free HCT and the CS/HCT:βCD NPs were exponential and lineal, respectively. We propose that the increased intestinal uptake and severe tissue injury of HCT to the intestinal epithelium could be directly related to possible effects of this drug on the ionoregulatory Na(+/)K(+)-ATPase channel. Thus, it is postulated that the CS/HCT:βCD NPs may increase the gastrointestinal retention of the HCT, which would provide increased adherence to the mucus barrier that lines the intestinal epithelium; consequently, this would act as a slow HCT release delivery system and maintain lower drug levels of luminal gut in comparison with the administration of free HCT, leading to less severe local injury.

  11. Pulmonary delivery of tea tree oil-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes for the treatment of fungal and bacterial pneumonia.

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    Li, Miao; Zhu, Lifei; Zhang, Tongtong; Liu, Boming; Du, Lina; Jin, Yiguang

    2017-08-15

    Bacterial pneumonia is a common cause of death worldwide. Tea tree oil (TTO) is a potent antimicrobial natural product, which is formulated in dry powder inhalers (DPIs) for the treatment of fungal and bacterial pneumonia. Tea tree oil-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes (TTO-β-CD) were prepared and characterized. Aerodynamic properties of TTO-β-CD powders were measured. The rat models of fungal (Candida albicans) and bacterial (Acinetobacter baumannii) pneumonia were prepared. Saline, TTO, TTO-β-CD and the positive drug (fluconazole or penicillin) were directly delivered to the rat lungs. Pathological and biological assays were conducted. Tea tree oil-β-CD powders had an appropriate aerodynamic diameter of 5.59 μm and the fine particle fraction of 51.22%, suitable for pulmonary delivery. TTO-β-CD showed higher and similar antipneumonic effects on the rat models than fluconazole and penicillin, respectively. The effects of TTO-β-CD were higher than TTO alone. The antipneumonic mechanisms involved blocking the recruitment of leucocytes and neutrophils, eliminating the microbes, downregulating pro-inflammatory cytokines (including tumour necrosis factor-α, interleukin-1β and interleukin-6), suppressing cyclooxygenase 2 expression, and further reducing lung injury. Inhaled TTO-β-CD powders have the advantages of portability, high stability, self-administration, high lung deposition and good antipneumonic effect. It is a promising DPI for the treatment of fungal and bacterial pneumonia. © 2017 Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

  12. Inclusion complexation of sulfapyridine with α- and β-cyclodextrins: Spectral and molecular modeling study

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    Rajendiran, N.; Siva, S.; Saravanan, J.

    2013-12-01

    The inclusion complexes of sulfapyridine (SFP) with α-CD and β-CD were investigated by absorption, fluorescence, time-resolved fluorescence, FTIR, DSC, XRD, 1H NMR, SEM, TEM and molecular modeling methods. The normal fluorescence takes place from locally excited (LE) state while twisted intramolecular charge transfer (TICT) is responsible for highly Stokes shifted fluorescence. The enhancement of TICT emission in both CDs suggesting that the inclusion process plays the major role in this emission. The spectral shifts revealed that part of pyridine ring of SFP is entrapped in the CDs cavities. TEM images confirmed round shaped nanoparticles with the average size about 20-50 nm were observed in SFP with α-CD and β-CD inclusion complexes. PM3 calculations have suggested that the large stabilization of excited singlet state of SFP with twisted conformation occurring at the amide SN bond between the electron donor group (aniline ring) and the electron acceptor group (pyridine ring).

  13. Optimization of a simple method for the chiral separation of methamphetamine and related compounds in clandestine tablets and urine samples by beta-cyclodextrine modified capillary electrophoresis: a complementary method to GC-MS.

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    Liau, An-Shu; Liu, Ju-Tsung; Lin, Li-Chan; Chiu, Yu-Chih; Shu, You-Ren; Tsai, Chung-Chen; Lin, Cheng-Huang

    2003-06-24

    The chiral separation of (+/-)-methamphetamine, (+/-)-methcathinone, (+/-)-ephedrine and (+/-)-pseudoephedrine by means of beta-cyclodextrine modified capillary electrophoresis is described. The distribution of enantiomers in clandestine tablets and urine samples were identified. Several electrophoretic parameters such as the concentration of beta-cyclodextrin, temperature, the applied voltage and the amount of organic solvent required for successful separation were optimized. The method, as described herein, represents a good complementary method to GC-MS for use in forensic and clinical analysis.

  14. Using inclusion complexes with cyclodextrins to explore the aggregation behavior of a ruthenium metallosurfactant.

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    Iza, Nerea; Guerrero-Martínez, Andrés; Tardajos, Gloria; Ortiz, María José; Palao, Eduardo; Montoro, Teresa; Radulescu, Aurel; Dreiss, Cécile A; González-Gaitano, Gustavo

    2015-03-10

    The aggregation behavior of a chiral metallosurfactant, bis(2,2'-bipyridine)(4,4'-ditridecyl-2,2'-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) dichloride (Ru2(4)C13), synthesized as a racemic mixture was characterized by small-angle neutron scattering, light scattering, NMR, and electronic spectroscopies. The analysis of the SANS data indicates that micelles are prolate ellipsoids over the range of concentrations studied, with a relatively low aggregation number, and the micellization takes place gradually with increasing concentration. The presence of cyclodextrins (β-CD and γ-CD) induces the breakup of the micelles and helps to establish that micellization occurs at a very slow exchange rate compared to the NMR time scale. The open structure of this metallosurfactant enables the formation of very stable complexes of 3:1 stoichiometry, in which one CD threads one of the hydrocarbon tails and two CDs the other, in close contact with the polar head. The complex formed with β-CD, more stable than the one formed with the wider γ-CD, is capable of resolving the Δ and Λ enantiomers at high CD/surfactant molar ratios. The chiral recognition is possible due to the very specific interactions taking place when the β-CD covers-via its secondary rim-part of the diimine moiety connected to the hydrophobic tails. A SANS model comprising a binary mixture of hard spheres (complex + micelles) was successfully used to study quantitatively the effect of the CDs on the aggregation of the surfactant.

  15. [Effect of β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex on transport of major components of Xiangfu Siwu decoction essential oil in Caco-2 cell monolayer model].

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    Xi, Jun-zuan; Qian, Da-wei; Duan, Jin-ao; Liu, Pei; Zhu, Yue; Zhu, Zhen-hua; Zhang, Li

    2015-08-01

    Although the essential oil of Xiangfu Siwu decoction (XFSWD) has strong pharmacological activity, its special physical and chemical properties restrict the clinical application and curative effect. In this paper, Xiangfu Siwu decoction essential oil (XFS-WO) was prepared by forming inclusion complex with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD). The present study is to investigate the effect of β-CD inclusion complex on the transport of major components of XFSWO using Caco-2 cell monolayer model, thus to research the effect of this formation on the absorption of drugs with low solubility and high permeability, which belong to class 2 in biopharmaceutics classification system. A sensitive and rapid UPLC-MS/MS method was developed for simultaneous quantification of senkyunolide A, 3-n-butylphthalide, Z-ligustilide, dehydrocostus lactone and α-cyperone, which are active compounds in XFSWO. The transport parameters were analyzed and compared in free oil and its β-CD inclusion complex. The result revealed that the formation of XFSWO/β-CD inclusion complex has significantly increased the transportation and absorption of major active ingredients than free oil. Accordingly, it can be speculated that cyclodextrin inclusion complex can improve bioavailability of poorly water-soluble drugs. Above all these mentioned researches, it provided foundation and basis for physiological disposition and pharmaceutical study of XFSWD.

  16. Effects of solvent, pH and beta-cyclodextrin on the photophysical properties of 4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxybenzaldehyde: intramolecular charge transfer associated with hydrogen bonding effect.

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    Stalin, T; Rajendiran, N

    2005-10-01

    The photophysical properties of 4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxybenzaldehyde (HDMB) in various solvents, pH and in aqueous beta-cyclodextrin (CD) have been investigated. In non-polar solvents, HDMB gives only one emission maxima; whereas, in polar solvents it shows a dual luminescence. The increase in Stokes shift with increase in polarity is much more for longer wavelength (LW) than for a shorter wavelength (SW) band. This behaviour indicates the formation of an intramolecular charge transfer (ICT) state through relaxation from the normal excited state. Especially in water, the ICT emission is further red shifted to 430 nm with the normal emission band at 330 nm and the relative fluorescence intensities between 330 nm and 430 nm emission bands are affected by the excitation wavelength. However, this excitation wavelength dependence is not large in aqueous beta-CD solutions. These results suggest that the ICT state in polar solvents/water is stabilized through exciplex formation by the hydrogen-bonding interaction between the carbonyl group and polar solvents/water. The ground and excited state pK(a) values for the neutral-monoanion equilibrium have been measured and discussed. HDMB forms a 1:1 inclusion complex with beta-CD. A mechanism is proposed to explain the inclusion process.

  17. Effect of alpha-cyclodextrin-cinnamic acid inclusion complexes on populations of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in fruit juices.

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    Truong, Vy T; Boyer, Renee R; McKinney, Julie M; O'Keefe, Sean F; Williams, Robert C

    2010-01-01

    Cinnamic acid (CA), a naturally occurring organic acid found in fruits and spices, has antimicrobial activity against spoilage and pathogenic bacteria, but low aqueous solubility limits its use. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of solubility-enhancing alpha-cyclodextrin-CA inclusion complexes against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica serovars suspended in apple cider or orange juice at two different incubation temperatures (4 and 26 degrees Celsius). Two concentrations (400 and 1,000 mg/liter) of alpha-cyclodextrin-CA inclusion complex were aseptically added to apple cider inoculated with E. coli O157:H7 (7 log CFU/ml) and orange juice inoculated with a cocktail of six Salmonella enterica serovars (7 log CFU/ml). Samples were extracted at 0 min, at 2 min, and at 24-h intervals for 7 days, serially diluted in 0.1 % peptone, spread plated in duplicate onto tryptic soy agar, and incubated at 35 degrees Celsius for 24 h. Populations of E. coli O157:H7 in apple cider were significantly reduced (P < or = 0.05) during the 7-day sampling period in all solutions regardless of temperature. Compared with the controls, populations were significantly reduced by the addition of 400 and 1,000 mg/liter inclusion complex, but reductions were not significantly different (P > or = 0.05) between the two treatment groups (400 and 1,000 mg/liter). Salmonella was significantly reduced in all solutions regardless of temperature. There were significant differences between the control and each inclusion complex concentration at 4 and 26 degrees Celsius. Coupled with additional processing steps, alpha-cyclodextrin-CA inclusion complexes may provide an alternative to traditional heat processes.

  18. Synchronous fluorescence determination of urinary 1-hydroxypyrene, beta-naphthol and 9-hydroxyphenanthrene based on the sensitizing effect of beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Yang, Hong-Mei; Wang, Yong-Sheng; Li, Jun-Hong; Li, Gui-Rong; Wang, Ying; Tan, Xuan; Xue, Jin-Hua; Xiao, Xi-Lin; Kang, Rong-Hui

    2009-03-16

    A novel method for the simultaneous determination of 1-hydroxypyrene (1-OHP), beta-naphthol (beta-NAP) and 9-hydroxyphenanthrene (9-OHPe) in human urine has been established by using synchronous fluorescence spectrometry. It was based on the fact that synchronous fluorescence spectrometry can resolve the broad-band overlapping of conventional fluorescence spectra, which arise from their similar molecular structures. Only one single scan is needed for quantitative determination of three compounds simultaneously when Deltalambda=15nm is chosen. The signals detected at these three wavelengths, 369.6, 330.0 and 358.0nm, vary linearly when the concentration of 1-OHP, beta-NAP and 9-OHPe is in the range of 2.16x10(-8)-1.50x10(-5)molL(-1), 1.20x10(-7)-1.10x10(-5)molL(-1) and 1.07x10(-7)-3.50x10(-5)molL(-1), respectively. The correlation coefficients for the standard calibration graphs were 0.994, 0.999 and 0.997 (n=7) for 1-OHP, beta-NAP and 9-OHPe, respectively. The limits of detection (LOD) for 1-OHP, beta-NAP and 9-OHPe were 6.47x10(-9)molL(-1), 3.60x10(-8)molL(-1) and 3.02x10(-8)molL(-1)with relative standard deviations (R.S.D.) of 4.70-6.40%, 2.80-4.20%, 3.10-4.90% (n=6), respectively. The method described here had been applied to determine traces of 1-OHP, beta-NAP and 9-OHPe in human urine, and the obtained results were in good agreement with those obtained by the HPLC method. In addition, the interaction modes between beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) and 1-OHP, beta-NAP or 9-OHPe, as well as the mechanism of the fluorescence enhancement were also discussed.

  19. Processing polymers with cyclodextrins

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    Williamson, Brandon Robert

    Cyclodextrins (CDs) are cyclic starch molecules that have the unique ability to include a variety of small molecules and polymers inside their cavities, forming "Inclusion Complexes" (ICs). While much work has been done to understand the formation and behavior of these ICs, far less is known about the fundamental property changes that can occur when CD is used to alter polymer chain morphology. The goal of my graduate research has been to discover different ways to improve upon existing polymer properties through CD processing, as well as explore the possibility of creating a novel type of IC using non-traditional forms of cyclodextrin. Poly(ε-caprolactone) (PCL) was processed with alpha-CD to form an IC. The cyclodextrin was then stripped away to yield a PCL with elongated, unentangled, and constrained polymer chains, a process referred to as coalescence. The physical and rheological property changes resulting from this coalescence were then examined. It was found that reorganizing PCL in this manner resulted in an increase in the melt crystallization temperature of up to 25°C. Coalescence also decreased the tan delta of the material and increased the average hardness and Young's modulus by 33 and 53%, respectively. Non-stoichiometric ICs (NS-ICs), or ICs with at least parts of some polymer chains uncovered, were formed between poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) and gamma-CD as well as a synthesized poly(ε-caprolactone)-poly(propylene glycol)-poly(ε-caprolactone) (PCL-PPG-PCL) triblock copolymer and beta-CD. The property changes of the non-complexed polymer chains were then studied. The PMMA/gamma-CD NS-IC samples were determined to be extremely heterogeneous, however glass transition temperature increases of up to 27°C above that of as-received PMMA were observed. Diffraction data for the PMMA NS-ICs suggests slight crystallinity at partial coverage, with a similar crystal structure to that of the fully covered IC. XRD, DSC and FTIR data revealed an almost

  20. Study of the inclusion of the (R)- and (S)-camphor enantiomers in alpha-cyclodextrin by X-ray crystallography and molecular dynamics.

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    Kokkinou, Areti; Tsorteki, Frantzeska; Karpusas, Michael; Papakyriakou, Athanasios; Bethanis, Kostas; Mentzafos, Dimitris

    2010-05-27

    The inclusion of (R)- and (S)-camphor compounds in alpha-cyclodextrin has been studied by X-ray crystallography. The crystal structures of the complexes reveal that one guest molecule is accommodated inside the cavity formed by a head-to-head cyclodextrin dimer. In the crystal lattice, the dimers form layers which are successively shifted by half a dimer. In both (R)- and (S)-cases, the camphor molecule exhibits disorder and occupies three major sites with orientations that can be described as either 'polar' or 'equatorial'. Molecular dynamics simulations performed for the observed complexes indicate that although the carbonyl oxygen of both (R)- and (S)-camphor switches between different hydrogen bonding partners, it maintains the observed mode of 'polar' or 'equatorial' alignment.

  1. Encapsulation of isohexenylnaphthazarins in cyclodextrins.

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    Assimopoulou, A N; Papageorgiou, V P

    2004-05-01

    Naturally occurring isohexenylnaphthazarins (IHN), such as Alkannin, Shikonin (A/S) and their derivatives, are potent pharmaceutical substances with a wide spectrum of biological activity. In the present study, inclusion complexes of alkannin and shikonin commercial samples and IHN derivatives in the form of an oily extract of Alkanna tinctoria roots were formed with beta-cyclodextrin (CD) and beta-HPCD. These complexes were investigated to evaluate the effect of complexation on their aqueous solubility, decoloration, and also the percentage of polymeric A/S and IHN derivatives enclosed in the CDs cavity, since these decrease the active monomeric IHN. Both beta-CD and beta-HPCD increased the aqueous solubility of A/S and IHN derivatives and thus inclusion complexes can be used as drug delivery systems for A/S in both internal (capsules, tablets) and external hydrophilic pharmaceutical and cosmetic preparations (creams, gels, sprays) with enhanced bioavailability. The inclusion complexes formed had a pale purple colour, contributing to the partial decoloration of the A/S and thus of the fi nal pharmaceutical preparations. Finally, CDs selectively included more monomeric and less polymeric IHN, compared with the initial each time sample that is encapsulated; thus inclusion complexes may present enhanced biological activity.

  2. Reversible heat-set organogel based on supramolecular interactions of beta-cyclodextrin in N,N-dimethylformamide.

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    Li, Yuanyuan; Liu, Jian; Du, Guangyan; Yan, Hui; Wang, Hongyao; Zhang, Huacheng; An, Wei; Zhao, Wenjing; Sun, Tao; Xin, Feiei; Kong, Li; Li, Yueming; Hao, Aiyou; Hao, Jingcheng

    2010-08-19

    This paper describes the first reversible, heat-set organogel based on the supramolecular interactions of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD). The gel was prepared by interaction of diphenylamine (DPA) with beta-CD and lithium chloride in N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF). In this gel system, DPA could be gelated in DMF as the temperature increased and then dissolved again as the temperature decreased. In the microscopic structure of gel, beta-CDs play a key role in the formation of nanorods and microfibers. Some important features of the gel were observed. (1) The system is a multicomponent solution, in which each of the four components is required for the organogelation property. (2) The system is a reversible, thermo-responsive organogel composed of small organic molecules. When the temperature is lower than T(gel), the gel transforms back into a solution. The reversible thermo-transition was confirmed by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). The gel system is responsive to the concentration of LiCl. No gel was formed without LiCl. The stimuli responses of the system with other salts such as KCl and NaCl were weaker than with LiCl. (4) The system is responsive to the addition of guest molecules. The structures and sizes of the guest molecules could influence the gel formation. Generally, T(gel) decreased by adding guest molecules in the gel system, but some guest molecules, whose structures are exactly fitted to the cavity of CDs, could prevent gel formation. This work may provide new avenues in delivery of functional molecules as well as design of intelligent materials and biomaterials.

  3. Hydrophilic cyclodextrin derivatives enable effective oral administration of steroidal hormones.

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    Pitha, J; Harman, S M; Michel, M E

    1986-02-01

    Condensation products of beta-cyclodextrin with propylene oxide or epichlorohydrin, which are amorphous and thus very soluble in water, were used to form complexes with testosterone, progesterone, and estradiol. Sublingual/buccal administration of tablets of these complexes led to effective absorption and entry of the hormones into the systemic circulation, followed by gradual elimination; rapid first-pass loss was avoided. beta-Cyclodextrin itself, its 2,6-dimethyl derivative, and a nonionic detergent did not enable effective buccal absorption. Absorption from the GI tract of hormones complexed with hydrophilic cyclodextrins was also less effective. Effective absorption of drugs from the oral cavity requires (a) that the drug and solubilizer form a complex of the inclusion type which dissolves completely and rapidly and (b) that the solubilizer neither enters nor damages oral tissue.

  4. Controlling the association of adamantyl-substituted poly{N-[tris(hydroxymethyl)methyl]acrylamide} and a beta-cyclodextrin/epichlorohydrin polymer by a small drug molecule--naproxen.

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    Mislovicová, Danica; Kogan, Grigorij; Gosselet, Noëlle Martine; Sébille, Bernard; Soltés, Ladislav

    2007-01-01

    Two polymeric substances, a poly{N-[tris(hydroxymethyl)methyl]acrylamide} (THMMA) substituted with adamantyl moieties and a beta-cyclodextrin/epichlorohydrin polycondensate, formed a host-guest type complex, which resulted in the gel formation upon mixing of these two compounds at appropriate conditions. Introduction of a drug molecule, i.e., naproxen, that was able to fill the beta-cyclodextrin cavities, thus expulsing adamantyl moieties, led to disruption of such association and inhibition of gel formation. The conditions required for the association of the two polymeric components and formation of the gel, as well as the dynamics of its inhibition by addition of naproxen was established. The procedure of using solutions of two associating polymers and an appropriate drug competitor can be used at targeted viscosupplementation.

  5. Enzymatic synthesis of dimaltosyl-{beta}-cyclodextrin via a transglycosylation reaction using TreX, a Sulfolobus solfataricus P2 debranching enzyme

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    Kang, Hee-Kwon; Cha, Hyunju; Yang, Tae-Joo; Park, Jong-Tae; Lee, Seungjae; Kim, Young-Wan; Auh, Joong-Hyuck; Okada, Yasuyo; Kim, Jung-Wan; Cha, Jaeho; Kim, Chung Ho; Park, Kwan-Hwa

    2008-02-01

    Di-O-{alpha}-maltosyl-{beta}-cyclodextrin ((G2){sub 2}-{beta}-CD) was synthesized from 6-O-{alpha}-maltosyl-{beta}-cyclodextrin (G2-{beta}-CD) via a transglycosylation reaction catalyzed by TreX, a debranching enzyme from Sulfolobus solfataricus P2. TreX showed no activity toward glucosyl-{beta}-CD, but a transfer product (1) was detected when the enzyme was incubated with maltosyl-{beta}-CD, indicating specificity for a branched glucosyl chain bigger than DP2. Analysis of the structure of the transfer product (1) using MALDI-TOF/MS and isoamylase or glucoamylase treatment revealed it to be dimaltosyl-{beta}-CD, suggesting that TreX transferred the maltosyl residue of a G2-{beta}-CD to another molecule of G2-{beta}-CD by forming an {alpha}-1,6-glucosidic linkage. When [{sup 14}C]-maltose and maltosyl-{beta}-CD were reacted with the enzyme, the radiogram showed no labeled dimaltosyl-{beta}-CD; no condensation product between the two substrates was detected, indicating that the synthesis of dimaltosyl-{beta}-CD occurred exclusively via transglycosylation of an {alpha}-1,6-glucosidic linkage. Based on the HPLC elution profile, the transfer product (1) was identified to be isomers of 6{sup 1},6{sup 3}- and 6{sup 1},6{sup 4}-dimaltosyl-{beta}-CD. Inhibition studies with {beta}-CD on the transglycosylation activity revealed that {beta}-CD was a mixed-type inhibitor, with a K{sub i} value of 55.6 {mu}mol/mL. Thus, dimaltosyl-{beta}-CD can be more efficiently synthesized by a transglycosylation reaction with TreX in the absence of {beta}-CD. Our findings suggest that the high yield of (G2){sub 2}-{beta}-CD from G2-{beta}-CD was based on both the transglycosylation action mode and elimination of the inhibitory effect of {beta}-CD.

  6. SUPRAMOLECULAR COMPOSITE MATERIALS FROM CELLULOSE, CHITOSAN AND CYCLODEXTRIN: FACILE PREPARATION AND THEIR SELECTIVE INCLUSION COMPLEX FORMATION WITH ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS

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    Duri, Simon; Tran, Chieu D.

    2013-01-01

    We have successfully developed a simple and one step method to prepare high performance supramolecular polysaccharide composites from cellulose (CEL), chitosan (CS) and (2,3,6-tri-O-acetyl)-α-, β- and γ-cyclodextrin (α-, β- and γ-TCD). In this method, [BMIm+Cl−], an ionic liquid (IL), was used as a solvent to dissolve and prepare the composites. Since majority (>88%) of the IL used was recovered for reuse, the method is recyclable. XRD, FT-IR, NIR and SEM were used to monitor the dissolution process and to confirm that the polysaccharides were regenerated without any chemical modifications. It was found that unique properties of each component including superior mechanical properties (from CEL), excellent adsorbent for pollutants and toxins (from CS) and size/structure selectivity through inclusion complex formation (from TCDs) remain intact in the composites. Specifically, results from kinetics and adsorption isotherms show that while CS-based composites can effectively adsorb the endocrine disruptors (polychlrophenols, bisphenol-A), its adsorption is independent on the size and structure of the analytes. Conversely, the adsorption by γ-TCD-based composites exhibits strong dependency on size and structure of the analytes. For example, while all three TCD-based composites (i.e., α-, β- and γ-TCD) can effectively adsorb 2-, 3- and 4-chlorophenol, only γ-TCD-based composite can adsorb analytes with bulky groups including 3,4-dichloro- and 2,4,5-trichlorophenol. Furthermore, equilibrium sorption capacities for the analytes with bulky groups by γ-TCD-based composite are much higher than those by CS-based composites. Together, these results indicate that γ-TCD-based composite with its relatively larger cavity size can readily form inclusion complexes with analytes with bulky groups, and through inclusion complex formation, it can strongly adsorb much more analytes and with size/structure selectivity compared to CS-based composites which can adsorb the

  7. Supramolecular composite materials from cellulose, chitosan, and cyclodextrin: facile preparation and their selective inclusion complex formation with endocrine disruptors.

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    Duri, Simon; Tran, Chieu D

    2013-04-23

    We have successfully developed a simple one-step method of preparing high-performance supramolecular polysaccharide composites from cellulose (CEL), chitosan (CS), and (2,3,6-tri-O-acetyl)-α-, β-, and γ-cyclodextrin (α-, β-, and γ-TCD). In this method, [BMIm(+)Cl(-)], an ionic liquid (IL), was used as a solvent to dissolve and prepare the composites. Because a majority (>88%) of the IL used was recovered for reuse, the method is recyclable. XRD, FT-IR, NIR, and SEM were used to monitor the dissolution process and to confirm that the polysaccharides were regenerated without any chemical modifications. It was found that unique properties of each component including superior mechanical properties (from CEL), excellent adsorption for pollutants and toxins (from CS), and size/structure selectivity through inclusion complex formation (from TCDs) remain intact in the composites. Specifically, the results from kinetics and adsorption isotherms show that whereas CS-based composites can effectively adsorb the endocrine disruptors (polychlrophenols, bisphenol A), their adsorption is independent of the size and structure of the analytes. Conversely, the adsorption by γ-TCD-based composites exhibits a strong dependence on the size and structure of the analytes. For example, whereas all three TCD-based composites (i.e., α-, β-, and γ-TCD) can effectively adsorb 2-, 3-, and 4-chlorophenol, only the γ-TCD-based composite can adsorb analytes with bulky groups including 3,4-dichloro- and 2,4,5-trichlorophenol. Furthermore, the equilibrium sorption capacities for the analytes with bulky groups by the γ-TCD-based composite are much higher than those by CS-based composites. Together, these results indicate that the γ-TCD-based composite with its relatively larger cavity size can readily form inclusion complexes with analytes with bulky groups, and through inclusion complex formation, it can strongly adsorb many more analytes and has a size/structure selectivity compared to

  8. Polymer-free nanofibers from vanillin/cyclodextrin inclusion complexes: high thermal stability, enhanced solubility and antioxidant property.

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    Celebioglu, Asli; Kayaci-Senirmak, Fatma; İpek, Semran; Durgun, Engin; Uyar, Tamer

    2016-07-13

    Vanillin/cyclodextrin inclusion complex nanofibers (vanillin/CD-IC NFs) were successfully obtained from three modified CD types (HPβCD, HPγCD and MβCD) in three different solvent systems (water, DMF and DMAc) via an electrospinning technique without using a carrier polymeric matrix. Vanillin/CD-IC NFs with uniform and bead-free fiber morphology were successfully produced and their free-standing nanofibrous webs were obtained. The polymer-free CD/vanillin-IC-NFs allow us to accomplish a much higher vanillin loading (∼12%, w/w) when compared to electrospun polymeric nanofibers containing CD/vanillin-IC (∼5%, w/w). Vanillin has a volatile nature yet, after electrospinning, a significant amount of vanillin was preserved due to complex formation depending on the CD types. Maximum preservation of vanillin was observed for vanillin/MβCD-IC NFs which is up to ∼85% w/w, besides, a considerable amount of vanillin (∼75% w/w) was also preserved for vanillin/HPβCD-IC NFs and vanillin/HPγCD-IC NFs. Phase solubility studies suggested a 1 : 1 molar complexation tendency between guest vanillin and host CD molecules. Molecular modelling studies and experimental findings revealed that vanillin : CD complexation was strongest for MβCD when compared to HPβCD and HPγCD in vanillin/CD-IC NFs. For vanillin/CD-IC NFs, water solubility and the antioxidant property of vanillin was improved significantly owing to inclusion complexation. In brief, polymer-free vanillin/CD-IC NFs are capable of incorporating a much higher loading of vanillin and effectively preserve volatile vanillin. Hence, encapsulation of volatile active agents such as flavor, fragrance and essential oils in electrospun polymer-free CD-IC NFs may have potential for food related applications by integrating the particularly large surface area of NFs with the non-toxic nature of CD and inclusion complexation benefits, such as high temperature stability, improved water solubility and an enhanced

  9. Ion selective phosphotungestate and beta-cyclodextrin based membrane electrodes for stability-indicating determination of midodrine hydrochloride.

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    Elzanfaly, Eman S; Zaazaa, Hala E; Merey, Hanan A

    2013-01-01

    This paper reports the construction and evaluation of two ion selective electrodes for the determination midodrine hydrochloride (MD) by direct potentiometry in pure drug substance and in tablet formulations. Precipitation based technique was used for fabrication of the first membrane sensor (sensor 1) using phosphotungestate (PT) and dioctylphthalate (DOP) as cation exchanger and solvent mediator, respectively. beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD)-based technique with PT as a fixed anionic site in PVC matrix was used for fabrication of the second membrane sensor (sensor 2). The proposed sensors showed fast, stable Nernstian responses of 54 and 56 mV/decade for sensors 1 and 2, respectively, across a relatively wide MD concentration range (1x 10(-4) to 1 x 10(-1) mol/L and 5 x 10(-5) to 1 x 10(-1) mol/L for sensor 1 and 2, respectively) in the pH range of 5-7. Sensor I and sensor 2 can be used for three and two weeks, respectively without any measurable change in sensitivity. The suggested electrodes succeeded to determine intact MD in the presence of up to 10% of its degradation product and displayed good selectivity in presence of common inorganic and organic species.

  10. Supramolecular interaction of ethylenediamine linked beta-cyclodextrin dimer and berberine hydrochloride by spectrofluorimetry and its analytical application.

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    Liu, Fang; Liang, Hui-Ling; Xu, Ke-Hua; Tong, Li-Li; Tang, Bo

    2007-11-15

    The supramolecular interaction of beta-cyclodextrin dimer with berberine hydrochloride was studied in aqueous KH2PO4-H3PO4 buffer solution of pH 2.00 at room temperature by spectrofluorimetry. The apparent association constant of the complex was 1.53 x 10(4) L mol(-1). Based on the significant enhancement of fluorescence intensity of supramolecular sandwich complexes, a spectrofluorimetric method with high sensitivity and selectivity was developed for the determination of berberine hydrochloride in aqueous solution in presence of ethylenediamine linked beta-CD dimer. The linear range of the method was 12.8-1.00 x 10(4 )ng mL(-1) with the detection limit 3.6 ng mL(-1). There was no interference from the normally used in tablets and serum constituents. The proposed method was successfully applied to the determination of berberine hydrochloride in tablets and serum. And then it has a promising potential in therapeutic drug monitoring, pharmacokinetics and clinical application.

  11. Effects of 2-Hydroxypropyl-Beta-Cyclodextrin on Cardiovascular Signs of Amitriptyline Poisoning in a Rat Model.

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    Aydin, Burc; Hocaoglu, Nil; Micili, Serap Cilaker; Ergur, Bekir Ugur; Kalkan, Sule

    2016-10-01

    The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPBCD) as an antidotal treatment for the in vivo cardiovascular effects of amitriptyline poisoning. Experiments were carried out on 33 Wistar rats. To evaluate cardiovascular effects of HPBCD, rats were infused with dextrose or HPBCD. In the poisoning model, amitriptyline (0.94 mg/kg/min) was infused until the mean arterial blood pressure (MAP) dropped to 50 % of the baseline. Following amitriptyline infusion, dextrose, low-dose HPBCD (4.19 mg/kg/min), or high-dose HPBCD (16.76 mg/kg/min) was infused, and MAP, heart rate (HR), and electrocardiogram were recorded for 60 min. Hearts were examined for tissue damage and apoptosis. HPBCD infusion alone did not yield significant difference for MAP, HR, QRS duration, QT interval, and cardiac tissue damage when compared to dextrose (p > 0.05). In the poisoning model, MAP and HR decreased, while QRS duration and QT interval prolonged significantly following amitriptyline infusion (p < 0.0167). Dextrose, low-dose HPBCD, and high-dose HPBCD infusion similarly corrected MAP, HR, QRS duration, and QT interval values at the end-experiment time point (p > 0.05). Histological scores for tissue damage and apoptosis showed no significant difference between the groups (p > 0.05). Based on our results, HPBCD did not show cardiovascular toxicity, while it was not more effective than dextrose for the treatment of amitriptyline poisoning. Further antidotal studies of cyclodextrins with higher doses and/or binding affinities are needed for poisonings.

  12. Synthesis, analytical characterization and capillary electrophoretic use of the single-isomer heptakis-(6-O-sulfobutyl)-beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Malanga, Milo; Fejős, Ida; Varga, Erzsébet; Benkovics, Gábor; Darcsi, András; Szemán, Julianna; Béni, Szabolcs

    2017-09-08

    This contribution reports the synthesis, characterization and capillary electrophoretic application of heptakis-(6-O-sulfobutyl-ether)-β-cyclodextrin sodium salt, (6-(SB)7-β-CD). The compound was obtained through a five-steps synthesis and it represents the first example of single-isomer sulfobutylated cyclodextrin that carries the negatively charged functions exclusively on its primary side and it is unmodified on the lower rim. The purity of each intermediate was determined by appropriate liquid chromatographic methods, while the isomeric purity of the final product was established by an ad-hoc developed HPLC method based on a CD-Screen-IEC column. The structural identification of 6-(SB)7-β-CD was carried out by 1D, 2D NMR spectroscopy and ESI-MS. The chiral separation ability of 6-(SB)7-β-CD was studied by chiral capillary electrophoresis using the single-isomer host as a background electrolyte additive to separate the enantiomers of a representative set of pharmacologically significant model compounds such as verapamil, dapoxetine, ondansetron, propranolol, atenolol, metoprolol, carvedilol, terbutaline, amlodipine and tadalafil. The enantiomer migration order and the effects of the selector concentration on the enantiorecognition properties were investigated. NMR spectroscopy was applied to deepen and further confirm the host-guest interactions and in the case of the model compound dapoxetine a potential representation for the supramolecular assembly was developed based on the dataset collected by the extensive 2D NMR analysis. This single-isomer chiral selector offers a new alternative to the widely applied randomly sulfobutylated- and sulfated-beta-cylodextrins as well as to the single-isomer sulfated and carboxymethylated derivatives in chiral separations. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  13. Use of photoacoustic spectroscopy in the characterization of inclusion complexes of benzophenone-3-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin and ex vivo evaluation of the percutaneous penetration of sunscreen.

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    Berbicz, Fernanda; Nogueira, Ana Claudia; Medina Neto, Antonio; Natali, Maria Raquel Marçal; Baesso, Mauro Luciano; Matioli, Graciette

    2011-10-01

    This work is aimed to evaluate the application of photoacoustic spectroscopy (PAS) in the characterization of inclusion complexes of benzophenone-3 (BZ-3) and hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPCD) and to analyze the ex vivo percutaneous penetration of sunscreens and their reaction with the skin. The formation of inclusion complexes of BZ-3 and HPCD was performed by co-precipitation in stoichiometric ratios of 1:1 and 1:2. Thermal analysis and PAS characterized these inclusion complexes, and they indicated that the stoichiometric ratio of 1:2 was best. Sunscreen formulations were prepared and applied on the ears of rabbits. PAS suggested that the formulation with the complex resulted in lower penetration of BZ-3. Histological analysis demonstrated that the use of the formulation with BZ-3 was associated with an increase in the comedogenic effect and the presence of acanthosis, while no such effect was found in the formulation with the complex. The formulation with the BZ-3-HPCD complex is a promising strategy for improving the photoprotective effect of BZ-3. PAS can be used in the study of inclusion complexes with cyclodextrins and the evaluation of the percutaneous penetration of sunscreen formulations. Further tests are being conducted using PAS to monitor in vivo changes in the optical absorption spectra of formulations and to investigate their photostability.

  14. Nonlinear enhancement of oxygen evolution in thylakoid membranes: modeling the effect of light intensity and beta-cyclodextrin concentration.

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    Fragata, Mário; Dudekula, Subhan

    2005-08-04

    Electron transport through photosystem II, measured as oxygen evolution (OE), was investigated in isolated thylakoid membranes treated with beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD, a cyclic oligosaccharide constituted of seven alpha-d-glucose residues linked by alpha-1,4 glycosidic bonds) and irradiated with white light of variable intensity. First, we found that the light-response curves of oxygen evolution are well fitted with a hyperbolic function, the shape of which is not affected by the beta-CD concentration. Second, we showed that under conditions of irradiation with white light of saturating intensity ( approximately 5000 mumol of photons/m(2).s) beta-CD enhances the oxygen evolution in the thylakoid membranes according to a sigmoid function displaying a sharp inflection point, or transition. Unexpectedely, this beta-CD effect is not observed at irradiances of less than approximately 300 mumol of photons/m(2).s. We attempted a theoretical analysis of the combined effect of irradiance and beta-CD concentration on oxygen evolution (OE(th)). For this purpose, the effect of irradiance (I) was modeled with a hyperbola (i) and the beta-CD concentration (C) contribution with a Hill equation, that is, a sigmoid function (ii). The mathematical simulations generated the following general expressions: (i) OE(th) = [OE(max)(0) G(1)(C)]I/[L(1/2)(0) G(2)(C) + I] and (ii) G(i)()(C) = 1 + p[C(n)()/(K(1/2)(n)() + C(n)())], where OE(max)(0) is the OE maximum (OE(max)) in the absence of beta-CD, L(1/2)(0) is the photon flux density giving OE(max)/2 in the absence of beta-CD, G(1)(C) or G(2)(C) is obtained from G(i)()(C) where i is 1 or 2, n is the Hill coefficient, p is a parameter to account for the beta-CD-mediated maximum OE increase, and K(1/2) is the beta-CD concentration giving half-maximal OE activity. The results of the calculations yielded the expression (iii) OE(th) = 151[1 + 3.3C(4.8)/(13.1(4.8) + C(4.8))]I/{97.5[1 + 5.2C(7.8)/(14.8(7.8) + C(7.8))] + I} which agrees well with

  15. Effects of methyl-beta-cyclodextrin treatment on secretion profile of interferon-beta and zonula occuludin-1 architecture in Madin-Darby canine kidney cell monolayers.

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    Maruyama, Masato; Ishida, Kayo; Watanabe, Yoshihiko; Nishikawa, Makiya; Takakura, Yoshinobu

    2009-05-01

    The interferon (IFN) is a paradigm of secretory protein. However, it has been poorly understood how its secretion is regulated in polarized epithelial cells. Recently, we had shown that exogenous IFNs transiently expressed in polarized monolayers were predominantly secreted to the side on which gene transfection had been performed, while stably expressed IFNs were secreted almost equally to the both cell sides. Since those modes of secretion did not affect each other, epithelial cell layers seemed to have at least two protein sorting/secretion pathways, one for transient expression and the other for stable expression, for identical secretory proteins. Furthermore, this dual secretion profile seemed to be mediated by distinct post-trans Golgi network vesicles, suggesting the involvement of lipid rafts in the sorting multiplicity. To address this issue, here we studied the effects of cholesterol depletion with methyl-beta-cyclodextrin (MbetaCD) on the secretion profile of IFN-beta exogenously expressed in Madin-Darby canine kidney (MDCK) cells. The MbetaCD-treatment, however, did not affect the profile in either transient or stable expression, although the architecture of zonula occuludin-1, which links to the tight junction, was substantially disrupted by the treatment. Further analysis of Triton X-100-insoluble cell extracts by sucrose density centrifugation demonstrated that IFN-beta was not apparently associated with lipid rafts in either transient or stable expression. These results suggest that lipid rafts may not be crucially involved in the regulation of secretion polarity of IFN-beta in the epithelial cells.

  16. Impact of chlorpromazine self-association on its apparent binding constants with cyclodextrins: Effect of SBE(7)-beta-CD on the disposition of chlorpromazine in the rat.

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    McIntosh, Michelle P; Leong, Nathania; Katneni, Kasiram; Morizzi, Julia; Shackleford, David M; Prankerd, Richard J

    2010-07-01

    Chlorpromazine is an antipsychotic agent with poor aqueous solubility. Complexation with SBE(7)-beta-CD can aid intravenous delivery through increasing the apparent solubility of chlorpromazine. However, chlorpromazine has also been known to self-associate. This self-association can influence its capacity to interact with other chemical species, such as cyclodextrins. This study aimed to characterise the self-association and cyclodextrin binding properties of chlorpromazine, and the effect on pharmacokinetic parameters in rats when dosed with a SBE(7)-beta-CD containing formulation. Pharmacokinetic studies of chlorpromazine in the presence and absence of SBE(7)-beta-CD were undertaken in rats. The binding constant of SBE(7)-beta-CD and chlorpromazine was studied relative to chlorpromazine concentration via fluorescence. The self-association of chlorpromazine was studied by fluorescence and UV-visible spectrophotometry. Urinary excretion of intact chlorpromazine increased in the presence of SBE(7)-beta-CD. The SBE(7)-beta-CD binding constant of chlorpromazine is highly concentration dependent and the variation can be attributed to the self-association of chlorpromazine. The apparent binding constant of chlorpromazine is highest at pharmacologically relevant concentrations, providing an explanation for the significant increase in renal chlorpromazine excretion observed in rats. (c) 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc. and the American Pharmacists Association

  17. PM-IRRAS assessment of the compression-mediated orientation of the nanocavity of a monoacylated beta-cyclodextrin in monolayers at the air-water interface.

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    Vico, Raquel V; de Rossi, Rita H; Maggio, Bruno

    2010-06-01

    The structural orientation adopted along the compression-decompression isotherm by a monoacylated beta-cyclodextrin (C16-betaCD) at the air-water interface was assessed by polarization-modulation infrared reflection-adsorption spectroscopy (PM-IRRAS). The adoption of different orientations of the cyclic oligosaccharide unit, relative to the interfacial plane, was interpreted analyzing the PM-IRRAS band intensity ratios of specific vibrations corresponding to the cyclodextrin moiety as a function of the surface pressure for successive compression/decompression cycles. The spectroscopic analysis revealed that the cyclic oligosaccharide modifies its position under compression from one in which the plane of the cavity of the monoacylated beta-cyclodextrin lies almost parallel to the interface to another in which the plane of the cavity is perpendicular to the interface. Through the PM-IRRAS analysis, it was also possible to evidence the establishment of an intermolecular hydrogen bonding network that may play an important role in the dynamic properties of the monolayer packing. The hydrogen bonding network becomes more important with the increases of surface pressure, up to a molecular packing limit, and it imparts the surface properties of the film for future compression-decompression cycles.

  18. Sorption models in cyclodextrin polymers: Langmuir, Freundlich, and a dual-mode approach.

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    García-Zubiri, Iñigo X; González-Gaitano, Gustavo; Isasi, José Ramón

    2009-09-01

    The classic Langmuir and Freundlich sorption models and a dual-mode approach have been tested to study the sorption of aromatic molecules onto beta-cyclodextrin polymers as well as onto analogous sucrose polymers, obtained using the same crosslinking agents (epichlorohydrin, succinyl chloride, toluene diisocyanate, and hexamethylene diisocyanate). The host-guest interaction of the sorbate within the cyclodextrin cavities corresponds to the hole-filling mechanism considered in the dual-mode approach, while the polymer crosslinking networks are capable of entrapping more sorbate molecules via partition. In some cases, when the sorption is governed by the inclusion within the cyclodextrin moieties, a simple Langmuir isotherm fits the data properly. The classic Freundlich equation is also appropriate when phenol is the sorbate because its interaction with beta-cyclodextrin is less specific than that of 1-naphthol.

  19. β-Cyclodextrin-Based Inclusion Complexation Bridged Biodegradable Self-Assembly Macromolecular Micelle for the Delivery of Paclitaxel

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    Chen, Yanzuo; Huang, Yukun; Qin, Dongdong; Liu, Wenchao; Song, Chao; Lou, Kaiyan; Wang, Wei; Gao, Feng

    2016-01-01

    In this study, a novel adamantanamine-paclitaxel (AD-PTX) incorporated oligochitosan- carboxymethyl-β-cyclodextrin (CSO-g-CM-β-CD) self-assembly macromolecular (CSO-g-CM-β-CD@AD-PTX) micelle was successfully prepared in water through sonication. The formed molecules were characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, proton nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, two-dimensional NMR, elemental analysis, and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry, while the correspondent micelles were characterized by dynamic light scattering and transmission electron microscopy. We showed that the macromolecular micelle contained a spherical core-shell structure with a diameter of 197.1 ± 3.3 nm and zeta potential of −19.1 ± 4.3 mV. The CSO-g-CM-β-CD@AD-PTX micelle exhibited a high drug-loading efficacy up to 31.3%, as well as a critical micelle concentration of 3.4 × 10-7 M, which indicated good stability. Additionally, the in vitro release profile of the CSO-g-CM-β-CD@AD-PTX micelle demonstrated a long-term release pattern, 63.1% of AD-PTX was released from the micelle during a 30-day period. Moreover, the CSO-g-CM-β-CD@AD-PTX micelle displayed cytotoxicity at a sub-μM scale similar to PTX in U87 MG cells, and CSO-g-CM-β-CD exhibited a good safety profile by not manifesting significant toxicity at concentrations up to 100 μM. These results indicated that β-CD-based inclusion complexation resulting in biodegradable self-assembled macromolecular micelles can be utilized as nanocarrier, and may provide a promising platform for drug delivery in the future medical applications. PMID:26964047

  20. Phase Structure and Properties of a Biodegradable Block Copolymer Coalesced from It's Crystalline Inclusion Compound Formed with alpha-Cyclodextrin

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    Shuai, Xintao; Wei, Min; Probeni, Francis; Bullions, Todd A.; Shin, I. Daniel; Tonelli, Alan E.

    2002-03-01

    A well-defined biodegradable block copolymer of poly(epsilon caprolactone) (PCL) and poly(L-lactic acid) (PLLA) was synthesized and characterized and then included as a guest in an inclusion compound (IC) formed with the host alpha-cyclodextrin (CD). The PCL-b-PLLA block copolymer was subsequently coalesced from it's CD-IC crystals by either treatment with hot water (50 C) or an aqueous amylase solution at 25 C. The coalesced PCL-b-PLLA was examined by FTIR, DSC, TGA, and WAXD and was found to be much more homogeneosly organized, with much less segregation and crystallinity of the PCL and PLLA microphases. The morpholgy, crystallization kinetics, thermal behavior, and biodegradability of the coalesced PCL-b-PLLA block copolymer was studied by comparison to similar observations made on as-synthesized PCL-b-PLLA, PCL and PLLA homopolymers, and their solution-cast blend. The PCL and PLLA blocks are found to be more intimately mixed, with less phase segregation, in the coalesced diblock copolymer, and this leads to homogeneous bulk crystallization, which is not observed for the as-synthesized diblock copolymer. The coalesced PCL-b-PLLA was also found to be more quickly biodegraded (lipase from Rhizopus arrhizus)than the as-synthesized PCL-b-PLLA or the physical blend of PCL and PLLA homopolymers. Overall, the coalescence of the inherently phase segregated diblock copolymer PCL-b-PLLA results in a small amount of compact, chain-extended PCL and PLLA crystals embedded in an amorphous phase, largely consisting of well-mixed PCL and PLLA blocks. Thus, we have demonstrated that it is possible to control the morpholgy of a biodegradable diblock copolymer, thereby significantly modifying it's properties, by coalescence from it's CD-IC crystals.

  1. Thermodynamic study of β-cyclodextrin-dye inclusion complexes using gradient flow injection technique and molecular modeling.

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    Izadmanesh, Y; Ghasemi, Jahan B

    2016-08-05

    Gradient flow injection technique-diode array spectrophotometry was applied for β-cyclodextrin (β-CD)-dye inclusion complex studies. A single injection of a small amount of mixed β-CD-dye solution (100μl) into the carrier solution of the dye and recording the spectra gave the titration data. The mole ratio data were calculated by calibrating the dispersion pattern using a calibrator dye (rose bengal). Model-based multivariate methods were used to analyze the spectral-mole ratio data and, as a result, estimate stability constants and concentration-spectral profiles. Reliability was tested by applying this method to study the β-CD host-guest complexes with several dyes as guest molecules. Singular value decomposition (SVD) was used to select the chemical model and reduce noise. Molecular modeling provided the ability to predict the guest conformation-orientation (posing) within the cavity of β-CD and the nature of the involved interactions. Among those dyes showing observable spectral variation, the stoichiometric ratio of β-CD: dye (and log Kf) of methyl orange, fluorescein, phenol red, 4-(2-pyridylazo) resorcinol (PAR), and crystal violet were calculated to be 1:1 (4.26±0.01), 1:1 (1.53±0.08), 1:1 (3.11±0.04), 1:1 (1.06±0.12), and 2:1 (5.27±0.03), respectively. Compared with the classical method of titration, this method is simple and fast and has the advantage of needing reduced human interference. Molecular modeling facilitates a better understanding of the type of interactions and conformation of guest molecules in the β-CD cavity. The details of the proposed method are discussed in this paper.

  2. Thermodynamic study of β-cyclodextrin-dye inclusion complexes using gradient flow injection technique and molecular modeling

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    Izadmanesh, Y.; Ghasemi, Jahan B.

    2016-08-01

    Gradient flow injection technique-diode array spectrophotometry was applied for β-cyclodextrin (β-CD)-dye inclusion complex studies. A single injection of a small amount of mixed β-CD-dye solution (100 μl) into the carrier solution of the dye and recording the spectra gave the titration data. The mole ratio data were calculated by calibrating the dispersion pattern using a calibrator dye (rose bengal). Model-based multivariate methods were used to analyze the spectral-mole ratio data and, as a result, estimate stability constants and concentration-spectral profiles. Reliability was tested by applying this method to study the β-CD host-guest complexes with several dyes as guest molecules. Singular value decomposition (SVD) was used to select the chemical model and reduce noise. Molecular modeling provided the ability to predict the guest conformation-orientation (posing) within the cavity of β-CD and the nature of the involved interactions. Among those dyes showing observable spectral variation, the stoichiometric ratio of β-CD: dye (and log Kf) of methyl orange, fluorescein, phenol red, 4-(2-pyridylazo) resorcinol (PAR), and crystal violet were calculated to be 1:1 (4.26 ± 0.01), 1:1 (1.53 ± 0.08), 1:1 (3.11 ± 0.04), 1:1 (1.06 ± 0.12), and 2:1 (5.27 ± 0.03), respectively. Compared with the classical method of titration, this method is simple and fast and has the advantage of needing reduced human interference. Molecular modeling facilitates a better understanding of the type of interactions and conformation of guest molecules in the β-CD cavity. The details of the proposed method are discussed in this paper.

  3. Gold nanoparticles interacting with β-cyclodextrin-phenylethylamine inclusion complex: a ternary system for photothermal drug release.

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    Sierpe, Rodrigo; Lang, Erika; Jara, Paul; Guerrero, Ariel R; Chornik, Boris; Kogan, Marcelo J; Yutronic, Nicolás

    2015-07-22

    We report the synthesis of a 1:1 β-cyclodextrin-phenylethylamine (βCD-PhEA) inclusion complex (IC) and the adhesion of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) onto microcrystals of this complex, which forms a ternary system. The formation of the IC was confirmed by powder X-ray diffraction and NMR analyses ((1)H and ROESY). The stability constant of the IC (760 M(-1)) was determined using the phase solubility method. The adhesion of AuNPs was obtained using the magnetron sputtering technique, and the presence of AuNPs was confirmed using UV-vis spectroscopy (surface plasmon resonance effect), which showed an absorbance at 533 nm. The powder X-ray diffractograms of βCD-PhEA were similar to those of the crystals decorated with AuNPs. A comparison of the one- and two-dimensional NMR spectra of the IC with and without AuNPs suggests partial displacement of the guest to the outside of the βCD due to attraction toward AuNPs, a characteristic tropism effect. The size, morphology, and distribution of the AuNPs were analyzed using TEM and SEM. The average size of the AuNPs was 14 nm. Changes in the IR and Raman spectra were attributed to the formation of the complex and to the specific interactions of this group with the AuNPs. Laser irradiation assays show that the ternary system βCD-PhEA-AuNPs in solution enables the release of the guest.

  4. Characterization of aspartame-cyclodextrin complexation.

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    Sohajda, Tamás; Béni, Szabolcs; Varga, Erzsébet; Iványi, Róbert; Rácz, Akos; Szente, Lajos; Noszál, Béla

    2009-12-05

    The inclusion complex formation of aspartame (guest) and various cyclodextrins (host) were examined using 1H NMR titration and capillary electrophoresis. Initially the protonation constants of aspartame were determined by NMR-pH titration with in situ pH measurement to yield log K1=7.83 and log K2=2.96. Based on these values the stability of the complexes formed by aspartame and 21 different cyclodextrins (CDs) were studied at pH 2.5, pH 5.2 and pH 9.0 values where aspartame exists predominantly in monocationic, zwitterionic and monoanionic form, respectively. The host cyclodextrin derivatives differed in various sidechains, degree of substitution, charge and purity so that the effect of these properties could be examined systematically. Concerning size, the seven-membered beta-cyclodextrin and its derivatives have been found to be the most suitable host molecules for complexation. Highest stability was observed for the acetylated derivative with a degree of substitution of 7. The purity of the CD enhanced the complexation while the degree of substitution did not provide obvious consequences. Finally, geometric aspects of the inclusion complex were assessed by 2D ROESY NMR and molecular modelling which proved that the guest's aromatic ring enters the wider end of the host cavity.

  5. 5-Fluorouracil acetic acid/beta-cyclodextrin conjugates: drug release behavior in enzymatic and rat cecal media.

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    Udo, Koichi; Hokonohara, Kazuhiro; Motoyama, Keiichi; Arima, Hidetoshi; Hirayama, Fumitoshi; Uekama, Kaneto

    2010-03-30

    5-Fluorouracil-1-acetic acid (5-FUA) was prepared and covalently conjugated to beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CyD) through ester or amide linkage, and the drug release behavior of the conjugates in enzymatic solutions and rat cecal contents were investigated. The 5-FUA/beta-CyD ester conjugate was slowly hydrolyzed to 5-FUA in aqueous solutions (half lives (t(1/2))=38 and 17h at pH 6.8 and 7.4, respectively, at 37 degrees C), whereas the amide conjugate was hardly hydrolyzed at these physiological conditions, but hydrolyzed only in strong alkaline solutions (>0.1M NaOH) at 60 degrees C. Both ester and amide conjugates were degraded in solutions of a sugar-degrading enzyme, alpha-amylase, to 5-FUA/maltose and triose conjugates, but the release of 5-FUA was only slight in alpha-amylase solutions. In solutions of an ester-hydrolyzing enzyme, carboxylic esterase, the ester conjugate was hydrolyzed to 5-FUA at the same rate as that in the absence of the enzyme, whereas the amide conjugate was not hydrolyzed by the enzyme. On the other hand, 5-FUA was rapidly released when the ester conjugate was firstly hydrolyzed by alpha-amylase, followed secondly by carboxylic esterase. The results indicated that the ester conjugate was hydrolyzed to 5-FUA in a consecutive manner, i.e. it was firstly hydrolyzed to the small saccharide conjugates, such as the maltose conjugate, by alpha-amylase, and the resulting small saccharide conjugates having less steric hindrance was susceptible to the action of carboxylic esterase, giving 5-FUA. The in vitro release behavior of the ester conjugate was clearly reflected in the hydrolysis in rat cecal contents and in the in vivo release after oral administration to rats.

  6. Synthesis of the novel β-cyclodextrin-chromophore inclusion compound and research on the electro-optic activity of its systems

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    Bo, Shuhui; Chen, Zhuo; Zhen, Zhen; Liu, Xinhou

    2011-10-01

    In the second order nonlinear (NLO) optics, interchromophore electrostatic interactions have been suggested as a major challenge of the poor efficiency in the poling induced polar order. In this article, we formed a β-cyclodextrinchromophore inclusion compound by embedding a dumb-bell shape chromophore in a β-cyclodextrin. Compared to hyperbranched chromophores, this inclusion compound could create a 360° steric hindrance and pull the distance between molecules. Then this inclusion compound could prevent chromophore aggregation and minimize the interactions which hamper higher nonlinear optical activity. The method of the refractive index for electro-optic materials which can determine the degree of chromophore aggregation in polymers was first proposed and confirmed in this work. These properties have provided a great promise in the fabrication of EO materials and devices.

  7. A Water-Soluble Inclusion Complex of Pedunculoside with the Polymer β-Cyclodextrin: A Novel Anti-Inflammation Agent with Low Toxicity

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    Yang, Hao; Sun, Weidong; Gong, Xiangdong; Zhao, Junxian; Sun, Yun; Diao, Guowang

    2014-01-01

    More than 50% of new drug candidates in drug discovery are lipophilic and exhibit poor aqueous solubility, which results in poor bioavailability and a lack of dose proportionality. Here, we improved the solubility of pedunculoside (PE) by generating a water-soluble inclusion complex composed of PE and the polymer β-cyclodextrin (CDP). We characterized this novel complex by 1H NMR, FT-IR, UV-vis spectroscopy, powder X-ray diffractometry and thermogravimetric analysis. The ratio of β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) units in CDP to PE was determined to be 2∶1. The KD value of the inclusion complex was determined to be 4.29×10−3 mol•L−1. In contrast to the low solubility of PE, the water-solubility of the PE–CDP complex was greatly enhanced. A preclinical toxicological study indicated that PE–CDP was well tolerated for a single administration. Importantly, the anti-inflammation potency of the PE–CDP complex was higher than that of PE. As a result, the formation of inclusion complexes by water-soluble CDP opens up possible aqueous applications of insoluble drug candidates in drug delivery. PMID:25013908

  8. Diloxanide furoate binary complexes with β-, methyl-β-, and hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrins: inclusion mode, characterization in solution and in solid state and in vitro dissolution studies.

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    Aloisio, Carolina; Longhi, Marcela

    2017-08-16

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect on solubility and dissolution rate of binary complexes of β-(βCD), methyl-(MβCD) and hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPβCD) with diloxanide furoate (DF). The complexation in solution was evaluated by phase solubility studies and (1)H nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). Enhanced water solubility of DF was obtained with the DF:MβCD system (61-fold). The mode of inclusion was supported by NMR experiments, which indicated that real inclusion complexes were formed between DF and MβCD or HPβCD. Solid state analysis was performed using infrared and thermal methods, which suggested the formation of true inclusion complexes of DF with two derivatized cyclodextrins, MβCD and HPβCD, and an exclusion complex with βCD when the systems were prepared by freeze-dried technique. Dissolution studies conducted in simulated gastric fluid (2 h) and subsequent simulated intestinal fluid (next 4 h) showed increased dissolution rate of DF from the freeze-dried systems with βCD, MβCD, and HPβCD (85; 77 and 75% of dissolved drug at 5 min, respectively) and 100% of the drug dissolved at 150 min for the three systems. The enhancement of the solubility and the dissolution of DF observed make these complexes promising candidates for the preparation of oral pharmaceutical formulations.

  9. Cyclodextrin (CD) complexes of cholesterol--their potential use in reducing dietary cholesterol intake.

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    Somogyi, G; Posta, J; Buris, L; Varga, M

    2006-02-01

    The main objective of this investigation was to test and see if cyclodextrins, a type of molecule which form inclusion complexes, could effectively prevent the absorption of food derived cholesterol. Cyclodextrins are nontoxic and easily tolerated, having only a slight sweet taste. alpha,beta,gamma-Cyclodextrins, 2-Hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (2-HPCD), and heptakis-O,O-dimethyl-beta-cyclodextrin (DMCD) were tested in solutions of different concentrations. These solutions were then saturated with cholesterol and the excess cholesterol was removed. The clear solutions left were then analyzed by HPLC to assess the amount of cholesterol in the solutions, and compared to a standard. DMCD gave the best results in successfully dissolving (complexing) most of the cholesterol followed by HPCD and alpha-cyclodextrin. Beta- and gamma-CD showed nearly insignificant complex formation. After administration of 10 mg of cholesterol to mice through a gastric tube, the cholesterol level increased about 125-130%, and only 15-20%, if the cholesterol was administered together with 20 mg of DMCD. That means, the DMCD formed complexes with approximately 80-85% of the cholesterol administered in the mice gastrointestinal tract.

  10. Evaluation of various properties of alternative salt forms of sulfobutylether-beta-cyclodextrin, (SBE)7M-beta-CD.

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    Sotthivirat, S; Haslam, J L; Stella, V J

    2007-02-07

    The goal of this study was to evaluate alternative salt forms of (SBE)7M-beta-CD (currently the sodium salt). The potential salt form would ideally decrease the rate of (SBE)7M-beta-CD release from osmotic pump formulations and result in an increase in the rate and extent of drug release in osmotic pump tablet and pellet dosage forms. Several (SBE)7M-beta-CD salt forms (potassium, calcium, and two ethylene diamine salt forms) were prepared by either titration or ultrafiltration and characterized by elemental analysis and capillary electrophoresis, CE. The physical properties (water uptake behavior, osmolality, complexation characteristics, etc.) were then compared to the sodium salt form. Although the water isotherm and the binding characteristics using various model drugs were similar among all the salt forms, the calcium salt form appeared to be the best alternative candidate due to its lower osmolality and slower intrinsic dissolution rate.

  11. Solid-state characterization of sertraline base-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex.

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    Ogawa, Noriko; Hashimoto, Takuro; Furuishi, Takayuki; Nagase, Hiromasa; Endo, Tomohiro; Yamamoto, Hiromitsu; Kawashima, Yoshiaki; Ueda, Haruhisa

    2015-03-25

    Sertraline is one of the serotonin-specific reuptake inhibitors that is effective in treating several disorders such as major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and social phobia. It is marketed in the form of its hydrochloride salt, which exhibits better solubility in water than its free base form. However, the absorption of sertraline through biological membranes could be improved by enhancing the solubility of its base because it is more hydrophobic than sertraline hydrochloride. To clarify the mechanism for the interaction of sertraline base with β-CD, it is important to study the basic interaction between the β-CD ring and sertraline base. Therefore, in this study, the currently used hydrochloride salt form was converted into the free base and β-CD was used as a model for β-CD derivatives to evaluate the interaction between β-CD and the sertraline base. The solid-state physicochemical characteristics of the sertraline-β-CD complex were investigated by the phase solubility method, differential scanning calorimetry, Fourier transform IR spectroscopy, FT-Raman spectroscopy, powder X-ray diffraction, and (13)C cross-polarization magic-angle spinning NMR measurements. The results showed that sertraline base and β-CD form an inclusion complex, and the stoichiometric ratio of the solid-state sertraline base-β-CD complex is 1:1, which was estimated by the (1)H NMR measurements of the complex dissolved in DMSO-d6. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  12. Direct enantioseparation of catechin and epicatechin in tea drinks by 6-O-alpha-D-glucosyl-beta-cyclodextrin-modified micellar electrokinetic chromatography.

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    Kodama, Shuji; Yamamoto, Atsushi; Matsunaga, Akinobu; Yanai, Hiroko

    2004-08-01

    Cyclodextrin-modified micellar electrokinetic chromatography was applied to the enantioseparation of catechin and epicatechin using 6-O-alpha-D-glucosyl-beta-cyclodextrin together with sodium dodecyl sulfate and borate-phosphate buffer. Factors affecting chiral resolution and migration time of catechin and epicatechin were studied. The optimum running conditions were found to be 200 mM borate-20 mM phosphate buffer (pH 6.4) containing 25 mM 6-O-alpha-D-glucosyl-beta-cyclodextrin and 240 mM sodium dodecyl sulfate with an effective voltage of +25 kV at 20 degrees C using direct detection at 210 nm. Under these conditions, the resolution (Rs) of racemic catechin and epicatechin were 4.15 and 1.92, respectively. With this system, catechin and epicatechin enantiomers along with other four catechins ((-)-catechin gallate, (-)-epicatechin gallate, (-)-epigallocatechin, (-)-epigallocatechin gallate) and caffeine in tea samples were analyzed successfully. The difference of migration time between catechin and epicatechin is discussed.

  13. Methyl-beta-cyclodextrin enhanced biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and associated microbial activity in contaminated soil.

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    Sun, Mingming; Luo, Yongming; Christie, Peter; Jia, Zhongjun; Li, Zhengao; Teng, Ying

    2012-01-01

    The contamination of soils by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is a widespread environmental problem and the remediation of PAHs from these areas has been a major concern. The effectiveness of many in situ bioremediation systems may be constrained by low contaminant bioavailability due to limited aqueous solubility or a large magnitude of sorption. The objective of this research was to evaluate the effect of methyl-beta-cyclodextrin (MCD) on bioaugmentation by Paracoccus sp. strain HPD-2 of an aged PAH-contaminated soil. When 10% (W/W) MCD amendment was combined with bioaugmentation by the PAH-degrading bacterium Paracoccus sp. strain HPD-2, the percentage degradation of total PAHs was significantly enhanced up to 34.8%. Higher counts of culturable PAH-degrading bacteria and higher soil dehydrogenase and soil polyphenol oxidase activities were observed in 10% (W/W) MCD-assisted bioaugmentation soil. This MCD-assisted bioaugmentation strategy showed significant increases (p < 0.05) in the average well color development (AWCD) obtained by the BIOLOG Eco plate assay, Shannon-Weaver index (H) and Simpson index (lambda) compared with the controls, implying that this strategy at least partially restored the microbiological functioning of the PAH-contaminated soil. The results suggest that MCD-aided bioaugmentation by Paracoccus sp. strain HPD-2 may be a promising practical bioremediation strategy for aged PAH-contaminated soils.

  14. Enantioselective determination of chlorpheniramine in various formulations by HPLC using carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin as a chiral additive.

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    Chen, Quan Cheng; Jeong, Su Jin; Hwang, Gwi Seo; Kim, Kyeong Ho; Kang, Jong Seong

    2008-04-01

    A chiral mobile phase HPLC method is described for chiral separation and determination of chlorpheniramine (CP) enantiomers in various commercial preparations. Chromatographic separation was achieved on a conventional ODS column with a mixture of aqueous sodium phosphate (5 mM) containing 0.5 mM carboxymethyl-beta-cyclodextrin, methanol and triethylamine (73:25:2, v/v/v, pH 4.3) as the mobile phase. The flow rate of isocratic elution was 0.24 mL/min and peaks were detected at 224 nm. The method was applied to nine commercial CP preparations in six dosage forms and CP enantiomers were well separated without any disturbance of other ingredients or impurities present. The results showed that only one preparation was d-CP and the others were dl-CP preparations. The contents of all the preparations were found to be in the range of 97%-104% of labeled contents. This method was economical and convenient, affording sufficient accuracy, precision and reproducibility, as well as sensitivity and selectivity.

  15. Antiproliferative effect of methyl-beta-cyclodextrin in vitro and in human tumour xenografted athymic nude mice.

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    Grosse, P. Y.; Bressolle, F.; Pinguet, F.

    1998-01-01

    The anti-tumour activity of methyl-beta-cyclodextrin (MEBCD), a cyclic oligosaccharide known for its interaction with the plasma membrane, was investigated in vitro and in vivo and compared with that of doxorubicin (DOX) in the human tumour models MCF7 breast carcinoma and A2780 ovarian carcinoma. In vitro proliferation was assessed using the MTT assay. In vivo studies were carried out using xenografted Swiss nude mice injected weekly i.p. with MEBCD at 300 or 800 mg kg(-1) or DOX at 2 mg kg(-1), during 2 months. Under these conditions, MEBCD was active against MCF7 and A2780 cell lines and tumour xenografts. For each tumour model, the tumoral volume of the xenografted mice treated with MEBCD was at least twofold reduced compared with the control group. In the MCF7 model, MEBCD (800 mg kg(-1)) was more active than DOX (2 mg kg(-1)). After 56 days of treatment with MEBCD, no toxicologically meaningful differences were observed in macroscopic and microscopic parameters compared with controls. The accumulation of MEBCD in normal and tumour tissues was also assessed using a chromatographic method. Results indicated that after a single injection of MEBCD, tumour, liver and kidneys accumulated the highest concentrations of MEBCD. These results provided a basis for the potential therapeutic application of MEBCD in cancer therapy. PMID:9820174

  16. An enhanced adsorption in puerarin retention on oligo-beta-cyclodextrin grafted poly(glycidyl methacrylate) media.

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    Yang, Li; Tan, Tianwei

    2010-01-01

    The poly(glycidyl methacrylate) adsorbents P(GMA-EDMA) and P(GMA-DVB) were synthesized by the radical suspension-polymerization method and farther coupled by oligo-beta-cyclodextrin (CDP) to obtain P(GMA-EDMA)-CDP and P(GMA-DVB)-CDP. The synthesized polymeric media were characterized by Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectrometer, scanning electron microscopy, and BET surface area. The adsorption of puerarin from aqueous solution onto the four media, i.e., P(GMA-EDMA), P(GMA-DVB), P(GMA-EDMA)-CDP, and P(GMA-DVB)-CDP, was studied. An enhanced adsorption of puerarin apparently presented on grafted media. The interaction between the polymeric media and the puerarin was researched by FTIR. The result shows that the adsorption efficiency on P(GMA-DVB)-CDP driven by multiple weak interactions is much higher than that on P(GMA-EDMA) driven by hydrogen bonding interaction only and on P(GMA-DVB) or P(GMA-EDMA)-CDP driven by two interactions.

  17. Use of beta-cyclodextrin in the capillary zone electrophoretic separation of the components of clandestine heroin preparations.

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    Macchia, M; Manetto, G; Mori, C; Papi, C; Di Pietro, N; Salotti, V; Bortolotti, F; Tagliaro, F

    2001-07-27

    The present paper describes the methodological optimization and validation of a capillary zone electrophoresis method for the rapid determination of heroin, secondary products and additives present in clandestine heroin samples, by using 20 mM beta-cyclodextrins in phosphate buffer, pH 3.23. Applied potential was 15 kV and separation temperature was 24 degrees C; detection was by UV absorption at 200 nm wavelength. Heroin samples were first dissolved in CHCl3-MeOH (96:4, v/v) and injected by pressure (0.5 p.s.i., 3 s; 1 p.s.i.=6894.76 Pa) after evaporation of the organic mixture and reconstitution in aqueous buffer. Under the described conditions, phenylethylamine (internal standard), morphine, monoacetylmorphine, heroin, acetylcodeine, papaverine, codeine and narcotine were baseline resolved in less than 10 min. The limit of detection was better than 1 microg/ml for each analyte. The study of the intra-day and day-to-day precision showed, in terms of migration times, RSDs < or = 0.71% and, in terms of peak areas, RSDs < or = 3.2%. Also, the evaluation of linearity and analytical accuracy of the method provided good results for all the analytes investigated, thus allowing its application to real cases of seized controlled drug preparations.

  18. [Ex-situ remediation of PAHs contaminated site by successive methyl-beta-cyclodextrin enhanced soil washing].

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    Sun, Ming-Ming; Teng, Ying; Luo, Yong-Ming; Li, Zhen-Gao; Jia, Zhong-Jun; Zhang, Man-Yun

    2013-06-01

    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) polluted sites caused by abandoned coking plants have attracted great attentions. This study investigated the feasibility of using methyl-beta-cyclodextrin (MCD) solution to enhance ex situ soil washing for extracting PAHs. Treatment with elevated temperature (50 degrees C) in combination with ultrasonication (35 kHz, 30 min) at 100 g x L(-1) was effective. It was found that 96.7% +/- 2.4% of 3-ring PAH, 89.7% +/- 3.2% of 4-ring PAH, 76.3% +/- 2.2% of 5 (+6)-ring PAH and 91.3% +/- 3.1% of total PAHs were removed from soil after five successive washing cycles. The desorption kinetics of PAHs from contaminated soil was determined before and after successive washings. The 400 h Tenax extraction of PAHs from soil was decreasing gradually with increasing washing times. Furthermore, the F(r), F(sl), k(r), k(sl) and k(vl) were significantly lower than those of CK (P < 0.01). Therefore, considering the removal efficiency and potential environmental risk after soil )ashing, successive washing three times was selected as a reasonable parameter. These results have practical implications for site risk assessment and cleanup strategies.

  19. Optimization of Microencapsulation of Fish Oil with Gum Arabic/Casein/Beta-Cyclodextrin Mixtures by Spray Drying.

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    Li, Junjie; Xiong, Shanbai; Wang, Fang; Regenstein, Joe M; Liu, Ru

    2015-07-01

    Fish oil was encapsulated with gum arabic/casein/beta-cyclodextrin mixtures using spray drying. The processing parameters (solids concentration of the barrier solutions, ratio of oil to barrier materials, emulsifying temperature, and air inlet temperature) were optimized based on emulsion viscosity, emulsion stability, encapsulation efficiency, and yield. A suitable viscosity and high emulsion stability could increase encapsulation efficiency and yield. Encapsulation efficiency and yield were significantly affected by all the 4 parameters. Based on the results of orthogonal experiments, encapsulation efficiency and yield reached a maximum of 79.6% and 55.6%, respectively, at the optimal condition: solids concentration of 35%, ratios of oil to barrier materials of 3:7, emulsifying temperature of 55 °C, and air inlet temperature of 220 °C. Scanning electron microscopy analysis showed that fish oil microcapsules were nearly spherical with a smooth surface with droplet size ranging from 1 to 10 μm. © 2015 Institute of Food Technologists®

  20. Pilot-scale electrokinetic movement of HCB and Zn in real contaminated sediments enhanced with hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin.

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    Li, Taiping; Yuan, Songhu; Wan, Jinzhong; Lin, Li; Long, Huayun; Wu, Xiaofeng; Lu, Xiaohua

    2009-08-01

    This study deals with the efficiency of a pilot-scale electrokinetic (EK) treatment on real aged sediments contaminated with hexachlorobenzene (HCB) and Zn. A total of 0.5m(3) of sediments were treated under a constant voltage in a polyvinyl chloride reactor. The changes of sediment pH, electrical conductivity (EC), organic content (OC), the transport of contaminants in sediments and the consumption of electric energy were evaluated. After 100 d processing, sediment pH slightly increased compared with the initial values, particularly in the bottom layer close to cathodic section, while sediment EC in most sections significantly decreased. Sediment OC in all sections increased, which implied that hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPCD) was successfully penetrated across sediments by electroosmosis. Significant movement of contaminants was observed across sediments with negligible removals. Both HCB and Zn generally moved from sections near anode and accumulated near cathode. Upon the completion of treatment, the electric energy consumption was calculated as 563 kWhm(-3). This pilot-scale EK test indicates that it is difficult to achieve great removal of hydrophobic organic compounds (HOCs), or HOCs and heavy metal mixed contaminants, by EK treatment in large scale with the use of HPCD.

  1. A convenient synthesis of 7 alpha-hydroxycholest-4-en-3-one by the hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin-facilitated cholesterol oxidase oxidation of 3 beta,7 alpha-cholest-5-ene-3,7-diol.

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    Alexander, D L; Fisher, J F

    1995-03-01

    The initial biosynthetic conversions of cholesterol to the bile acids involve sequential 7 alpha-hydroxylation (catalyzed by cholesterol 7 alpha-hydroxylase) followed by C-3 oxidation and concomitant double bond migration (to a delta 4-configuration, catalyzed by 3 beta-delta 5-C27-steroid oxidoreductase) to provide 7 alpha-hydroxycholest-4-en-3-one. A straightforward, and economical, preparation (on a 0.1 g scale) of this pivotal biosynthetic intermediate has been devised. Reduction of 3 beta-(benzoyloxy)-cholest-5-en-7-one with LiB(sec-butyl)3H provided a 4:1 mixture, respectively, of the 7 alpha- and 7 beta-hydroxy diastereomers, which were separated chromatographically. Solvolytic removal of the C-3 benzoyl group gave 3 beta,7 alpha-cholest-5-ene-3,7-diol. A suspension of the 1:1 (v/v) complex (formed by mutual dissolution in MeOH, followed by evaporation of the solvent) of this diol with hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin, at a concentration of 1 mg mL-1 (in neutral phosphate buffer), was converted by Brevibacterium sp cholesterol oxidase (0.25 U mg-1 of substrate) and catalase (70 U mg-1 of substrate, to recover O2 from the H2O2 produced by the enzymatic oxidation) to a suspension of 7 alpha-hydroxycholest-4-en-3-one and the hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin. The yield for the enzymatic conversion was in excess of 90%. A much poorer and less reproducible yield (< 20%) was seen in the absence of the hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin. Routine extraction of this aqueous suspension, and chromatographic purification (85:15 CHCl3/acetone v/v on silica) of the residue, gave pure 7 alpha-hydroxycholest-4-en-3-one in 68% isolated yield. This route is a significant improvement, in terms of reaction scale and convenience, over the previous procedures for the preparation of this steroid.

  2. Intrathecal 2-Hydroxypropyl-Beta-Cyclodextrin in a Single Patient with Niemann-Pick C1

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    Maarup, Timothy J.; Chen, Agnes H.; Porter, Forbes D.; Farhat, Nicole Y.; Ory, Daniel S.; Sidhu, Rohini; Jiang, Xuntian; Dickson, Patricia I.

    2015-01-01

    Niemann-Pick C, Type 1 (NPC1) is a progressive autosomal recessive neurologic disease caused by defective intracellular cholesterol and lipid trafficking. There are currently no United States Food and Drug Administration approved treatments for NPC1. We undertook a study evaluating the safety, efficacy, and biomarker response of intrathecal 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) in a 12-year old subject with mildly symptomatic NPC. The subject received 200mg intrathecal HP-β-CD administered biweekly via lumbar puncture. To date the subject has received 27 intrathecal HP-β-CD injections. Intrathecal HP-β-CD has been generally safe and well tolerated in this subject. There has been improvement in vertical gaze. The subject has developed subclinical hearing loss at high frequency that is likely HP-β-CD related. Plasma 24-(S)-hydroxycholesterol, a pharmacodynamic biomarker for cholesterol redistribution in the central nervous system, was significantly increased in response to each of the first 5 drug administrations. Further dosing as well as dose escalations are needed to more completely ascertain the safety and efficacy of intrathecal HP-β-CD. PMID:26189084

  3. Differentiating inclusion complexes from host molecules by tapping-mode atomic force microscopy.

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    Muñoz-Botella, S; Martin, M A; del Castillo, B; Vázquez, L

    1996-01-01

    Tapping-mode atomic force microscopy imaging under different cantilever vibration amplitudes has been used to differentiate the host beta-cyclodextrin nanotubes from retinal/beta-cyclodextrin inclusion complex nanotubes. It was observed that both compounds were deformed differently by the applied probe force because of their different local rigidity. This change in the elasticity properties can be explained as a consequence of the inclusion process. This method shows that tapping-mode atomic force microscopy is an useful tool to map soft sample elasticity properties and to distinguish inclusion complexes from their host molecules on the basis of their different mechanical response. Images FIGURE 1 FIGURE 2 FIGURE 3 PMID:8804591

  4. Preparation, characterization and pharmacokinetics of doxycycline hydrochloride and florfenicol polyvinylpyrroliddone microparticle entrapped with hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes suspension.

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    Li, Xianqiang; Xie, Shuyu; Pan, Yuanhu; Qu, Wei; Tao, Yanfei; Chen, Dongmei; Huang, Lingli; Liu, Zhenli; Wang, Yulian; Yuan, Zonghui

    2016-05-01

    In order to effectively control the bacterial pneumonia in pigs, doxycycline hydrochloride (DoxHcl) and florfenicol (FF) microparticle suspension together with inclusion complexes was prepared by using hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) as host molecules, polyvinylpyrroliddone (PVP) as polymer carriers and hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose (HPMC) as suspending agents. In vitro antibacterial activity, properties, stability and pharmacokinetics of the suspension were studied. The results demonstrated that DoxHcl and FF had a synergistic or additive antibacterial activity against Streptococcus suis, Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and Haemophilus parasuis. The size, polydispersity index and zeta potential of microparticles were 1.46 ± 0.06 μm, 0.30 ± 0.02 and 1.53 ± 0.04 mV, respectively. The encapsulation efficiency (EE) of DoxHcl and FF was 45.28% ± 3.30% and 89.69% ± 2.71%, respectively. The re-dispersed time and sedimentation rate of the suspension were 1 min and 1. The suspension went through the 9-gage needle smoothly with withdrawal volume of 9.12 ± 0.87 mL/min. The suspension showed good stability when stored away from light, no irritation at the injection site and sustained release in PBS buffer. After intramuscular administration to pig, DoxHcl and FF could maintain over 0.15 μg/mL for 72 h. Compared to the control injection, the suspension increased the elimination half-life (T½ke) as well as mean residence time (MRT) of DoxHcl from 5.73 to 9.77 h and from 12.02 to 18.81 h, and those of FF from 12.02 to 26.19 h and from 12.02 to 28.16 h, respectively. The suspension increased the bioavailability of DoxHcl and FF by 1.74 and 1.13-fold, respectively. These results suggest that the compound suspension is a promising formulation for pig pneumonia therapy.

  5. Direct administration of 2-Hydroxypropyl-Beta-Cyclodextrin into guinea pig cochleae: Effects on physiological and histological measurements.

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    Lichtenhan, J T; Hirose, K; Buchman, C A; Duncan, R K; Salt, A N

    2017-01-01

    2-Hydroxypropyl-Beta-Cyclodextrin (HPβCD) can be used to treat Niemann-Pick type C disease, Alzheimer's disease, and atherosclerosis. But, a consequence is that HPβCD can cause hearing loss. HPβCD was recently found to be toxic to outer hair cells (OHCs) in the organ of Corti. Previous studies on the chronic effects of in vivo HPβCD toxicity did not know the intra-cochlear concentration of HPβCD and attributed variable effects on OHCs to indirect drug delivery to the cochlea. We studied the acute effects of known HPβCD concentrations administered directly into intact guinea pig cochleae. Our novel approach injected solutions through pipette sealed into scala tympani in the cochlear apex. Solutions were driven along the length of the cochlear spiral toward the cochlear aqueduct in the base. This method ensured that therapeutic levels were achieved throughout the cochlea, including those regions tuned to mid to low frequencies and code speech vowels and background noise. A wide variety of measurements were made. Results were compared to measurements from ears treated with the HPβCD analog methyl-β-cyclodextrin (MβCD), salicylate that is well known to attenuate the gain of the cochlear amplifier, and injection of artificial perilymph alone (controls). Histological data showed that OHCs appeared normal after treatment with a low dose of HPβCD, and physiological data was consistent with attenuation of cochlear amplifier gain and disruption of non-linearity associated with transferring acoustic sound into neural excitation, an origin of distortion products that are commonly used to objectively assess hearing and hearing loss. A high dose of HPβCD caused sporadic OHC losses and markedly affected all physiologic measurements. MβCD caused virulent destruction of OHCs and physiologic responses. Toxicity of HPβCD to OHC along the cochlear length is variable even when a known intra-cochlear concentration is administered, at least for the duration of our acute

  6. Electrochemical and surface plasmon resonance characterization of β-cyclodextrin-based self-assembled monolayers and evaluation of their inclusion complexes with glucocorticoids

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    Frasconi, Marco; Mazzei, Franco

    2009-07-01

    This paper describes the characterization of a self-assembled β-cyclodextrin (β-CD)-derivative monolayer (β-CD-SAM) on a gold surface and the study of their inclusion complexes with glucocorticoids. To this aim the arrangement of a self-assembled β-cyclodextrin-derivative monolayer on a gold surface was monitored in situ by means of surface plasmon resonance (SPR) spectroscopy and double-layer capacitance measurements. Film thickness and dielectric constant were evaluated for a monolayer of β-CD using one-color-approach SPR. The selectivity of the β-CD host surface was verified by using electroactive species permeable and impermeable in the β-CD cavity. The redox probe was selected according to its capacity to permeate the β-CD monolayer and its electrochemical behavior. In order to evaluate the feasibility of an inclusion complex between β-CD-SAM with some steroids such as cortisol and cortisone, voltammetric experiments in the presence of the redox probes as molecules competitive with the steroids have been performed. The formation constant of the surface host-guest by β-CD-SAM and the steroids under study was calculated.

  7. Adsorption, desorption and condensation of nitrobenzene solution from active carbon: a comparison of two cyclodextrins and two surfactants.

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    Chen, Ming; Cui, Lei; Li, Chunhui; Diao, Guowang

    2009-02-15

    The adsorption of nitrobenzene on active carbon was researched. The experimental results shown the adsorption of nitrobenzene on active carbon can be described by Freundlich's adsorption model. On the other hand, beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) and hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HP-beta-CD) can react with nitrobenzene to form inclusion complex, which will enhance the aqueous solubility of nitrobenzene. By using different concentrations of beta-CD and HP-beta-CD as extractants, nitrobenzene on active carbon has been desorbed statically. As a comparison, surfactant CTAB and SDS were also selected as extractants. The desorbing of mechanism has been discussed. The low concentration of NB was effectively condensed by enrichment of active carbon and desorption of HP-beta-CD. HP-beta-CD is regarded as a potential extractant to deal with soil, sediment or active carbon.

  8. Modulation of photophysics due to orientational selectivity of 4- N, N-dimethylamino cinnamaldehyde β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex in different solvents

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    Panja, Subhasis; Ranjan Bangal, Prakriti; Chakravorti, Sankar

    2000-10-01

    This paper delineates some results on the twisted intramolecular charge transfer (TICT) dynamics of 4- N, N-dimethylamino cinnamaldehyde (DMACA) encapsulated in β-cyclodextrin in aqueous and non-aqueous solvents at room temperature. 4- N, N-Dimethylamino cinnamaldehyde is found to form a 1:1 inclusion complex with β-CD in both aqueous and non-aqueous solvents with a binding constant higher in aqueous solvent. The most important feature of the inclusion complexes of 4- N, N-dimethylamino cinnamaldehyde, as revealed from photophysics of normal and twisted intramolecular charge transfer bands, is that there is a preferential orientation of 4- N, N-dimethylamino cinnamaldehyde inside β-CD cavity in aqueous solvent with dimethyl group sticking outside and in non-aqueous solvents it is just the opposite.

  9. Inclusion complex of chrysin with sulfobutyl ether-β-cyclodextrin (Captisol®): Preparation, characterization, molecular modelling and in vitro anticancer activity

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    Kulkarni, Abhijeet D.; Belgamwar, Veena S.

    2017-01-01

    Present work demonstrates the impact of sulfobutyl ether-β-cyclodextrin (SBE-β-CD, Captisol®) complexation on the solubility, dissolution and pH stability of the poorly soluble polyphenol chrysin (CHR) by freeze-drying technique. Phase solubility indicated the 1:1 stoichiometry. FTIR, DSC, PXRD, and SEM analysis confirmed the formation of inclusion complex. Moreover, 1H NMR studies illustrated that the possible inclusion mode was through A-ring of the CHR which was further confirmed by molecular modelling. In addition, CHR/SBE-β-CD complex exhibited ∼108 times higher solubility and faster dissolution compared to CHR. The pH stability profile exhibited the protective effect of SBE-β-CD on the CHR at simulated pH. Also, in vitro cytotoxicity assay revealed an appreciable improvement in the anticancer activity of complex compared to free CHR, on MCF-7 and HeLa cell lines validating its superiority as a carrier.

  10. Conformational Change in the Mechanism of Inclusion of Ketoprofen in β-Cyclodextrin: NMR Spectroscopy, Ab Initio Calculations, Molecular Dynamics Simulations, and Photoreactivity.

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    Guzzo, T; Mandaliti, W; Nepravishta, R; Aramini, A; Bodo, E; Daidone, I; Allegretti, M; Topai, A; Paci, M

    2016-10-11

    Inclusion of drugs in cyclodextrins (CDs) is a recognized tool for modifying several properties such as solubility, stability, bioavailability, and so on. The photoreactive behavior of the β-CD/ketoprofen (KP) complex upon UV exposure showed a significant increase in photodecarboxylation, whereas the secondary degradation products by hydroxylation of the benzophenone moiety were inhibited. The results may account for an improvement of KP photophysical properties upon inclusion, thus better fostering its topical use. To correlate the structural details of the inclusion with these results, an NMR spectroscopic study of KP upon inclusion in β-CD was performed. Effects of the magnetically anisotropic centers of KP, changing their orientations upon inclusion and giving chemical shift variations, were specifically correlated with the results of the molecular dynamic simulations and ab initio calculations. In the large variety of papers focusing on the structural analysis of β-CD complexes, this work represents one of the few examples in which a detailed analysis of these simultaneous upfield-downfield NMR shifts of the same aromatic molecule upon inclusion is reported. Interestingly, the results demonstrate that the observed upfield and downfield shifts upon inclusion are not related to any direct magnetic role of β-CD. The conformational change of KP upon the inclusion process consists of a slight reduction in the angle between the two phenyl rings and in a remarkable reduction in the mobility of the carboxyl group, the latter being one of the main contributions to the NMR resonance shifts. These structural details help in understanding the features of the inclusion complex and, eventually, the driving force for its formation.

  11. Preparation and Characterization of the Sulfobutylether-β-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex of Amiodarone Hydrochloride with Enhanced Oral Bioavailability in Fasted State.

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    Wang, Dandan; Chen, Guoguang; Ren, Lili

    2016-10-18

    Amiodarone hydrochloride (AMD) is used in the treatment of a wide range of cardiac tachyarrhythmias, including both ventricular fibrillation (VF) and hemodynamically unstable ventricular tachycardia (VT). The objectives of this study were to improve the solubility and bioavailability in fasted state and to reduce the food effect of AMD by producing its inclusion complex with sulfobutylether-β-cyclodextrin (SBE-β-CD). The complex was prepared through a saturated water solution combined with the freeze-drying method and then characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and differential scanning calorimetry. The solubilities of AMD and its complex were 0.35 and 68.62 mg/mL, respectively, and the value of the inclusion complex was significantly improved by 196-fold compared with the solubility of free AMD. The dissolution of the AMD-SBE-β-CD inclusion complex in four different dissolution media was larger than that of the commercial product. The cumulative dissolution was more than 85% in water, pH 4.5 NaAc-HAC buffer, and pH 1.2 HCl aqueous solution. Moreover, the pharmacokinetic study found that the C max, AUC(0-t), and AUC(0-∞) of the AMI-SBE-β-CD inclusion complex had no significant difference in fasted and fed state, which indicated that the absorption of the AMI-SBE-β-CD inclusion complex in fasted state was increased and not affected by food.

  12. Enantioseparation of atropine by capillary electrophoresis using sulfated beta-cyclodextrin: application to a plant extract.

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    Mateus, L; Cherkaoui, S; Christen, P; Veuthey, J L

    2000-02-04

    A capillary zone electrophoresis (CZE) method, with sulfated beta-CD as chiral selector, was optimized by means of an experimental design for the enantioseparation of atropine. In this study, a central composite design was used and the following factors were varied simultaneously: buffer concentration, buffer pH and sulfated beta-CD concentration. The resolutions between littorine and its positional isomer ((-)-hyoscyamine) and between atropine enantiomers, as well as the separation time and generated current were established as responses. A model was obtained for each response by linear multiple regression of a second-degree mathematical expression. The most favorable conditions were determined by maximizing the resolution between atropine enantiomers and by setting the other responses at threshold values. Successful results were obtained with a 55 mM phosphate buffer at pH 7 in the presence of 2.9 mM sulfated-beta-CD at 20 degrees C and 20 kV. Under these optimized conditions, a baseline separation of littorine and atropine enantiomers was achieved in less than 5 min. Finally, the method allowed the enantiomeric separation of atropine in a pharmaceutical formulation and was also found to be suitable for the enantiomeric purity evaluation of (-)-hyoscyamine in plant extracts, in relation with the extraction procedure. It was demonstrated that supercritical fluid extraction induced less racemization than classical liquid-solid extraction procedures.

  13. [Study on the technological process of extraction and clathration for Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae oil with beta-cyclodextrin].

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    Huang, Jiang-Hong

    2007-05-01

    To study the optimal extraction and clathration technology of Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae oil in Heweilichang Pill. Orthogonal test was employed for selecting the optimum of extraction technology of Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae oil and the oil extraction rate were used as a index. The optimum including technology was chosen by determining the oil-bearing rate and extract ratio of inclusion compound. The inclusion compound were identified with thin chromatogram. The extraction technology was 10 volumes of water, extracted 6h with thick granula of Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae. The optimum preparation conditions for clathrate were established as beta-CD: oil was 6: 1, 3. 5 times of water, triturated for 75 minutes. The process is feasible and the method can be used for production.

  14. Synthesis and characterization of an amphiphilic cyclodextrin, a micelle with two recognition sites.

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    Silva, O Fernando; Fernández, Mariana A; Pennie, Sarah L; Gil, Roberto R; de Rossi, Rita H

    2008-04-15

    A cyclodextrin derivative (Mod-CD) was synthesized through the monoesterification of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) with 3-((E)-dec-2-enyl)-dihydrofuran-2,5-dione. The compound is an interesting surfactant that can form large aggregates not only through the interaction of the hydrophobic tails as in common amphiphilic compounds but also through the inclusion of the alkenyl chain into the cavity of another Mod-CD molecule. The self-inclusion of the chain in the cavity of cyclodextrin as well as the intermolecular inclusion was demonstrated by 1H NMR measurements that were able to detect methyl groups in three different environments. Besides, in the aggregates of Mod-CD, the cavity is available to interact with external guests such as phenolphthalein, 1-amino adamantane, and Prodan. Phenolphthalein has the same binding constant with Mod-CD and beta-CD, but the equilibrium constant for the interaction with Prodan is about 2 times larger for Mod-CD than for beta-CD. The latter result is attributed to the fact that this probe interacts with the micelle in two binding sites: the cavity of the cyclodextrin and the apolar heart of the micelle as evidenced by the spectrofluorimetric behavior of Prodan in solutions containing different concentrations of Mod-CD.

  15. Effect of Tween80 and beta-cyclodextrin on the distribution of herbicide mefenacet in soil-water system.

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    Guo, Huiqin; Zhang, Juan; Liu, Zhenyu; Yang, Shaogui; Sun, Cheng

    2010-05-15

    The effect of two solubilizers, Tween80 and beta-cyclodextrin (BCD) on the distribution of herbicide mefenacet (MF) in soil-water system was investigated. The results indicated that in the absence of Tween80 and BCD, the adsorption of MF on the natural soils fitted well with the Freundlich model and the K(f) values were positively related to organic carbon content in the soils. The K(oc) values were in the ranges of 52.7-606.6 L kg(-1). Desorption of MF from the soils was irreversible and positive hysteresis was observed in all the cases. In addition, it was found that the solubility of MF in aqueous phase could be enhanced greatly in the presence of Tween80 and BCD. The adsorption isotherms of Tween80 were fitted well with the linear Langmuir sorption model, and that of BCD fitted well with linear adsorption model. Moreover, it was also observed that the presence of proper concentration of Tween80 and BCD can enhance the transfer of MF from soil phase to aqueous phase. Although BCD presented more adsorption loss than Tween80, a carbon-normalized model suggested the adsorbed BCD had a weaker affinity for MF than the adsorbed Tween80, and experiment results showed the BCD could be a more effective solvent for desorption of MF compared with Tween80. The present study indicated that Tween80 and BCD had great potential in the area of ex situ enhanced soil remediation especially that based on full dynamic mixed model.

  16. Comprehensive investigation of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, propylene glycol, polysorbate 80, and hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin for use in general toxicology studies.

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    Thackaberry, Evan A; Kopytek, Stephen; Sherratt, Phillip; Trouba, Kevin; McIntyre, Barry

    2010-10-01

    This study was conducted to assess the safety and tolerability of the alternative formulation vehicles polysorbate 80 (PS80), propylene glycol (PG), and hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPβCD) in general toxicology studies in the mouse, rat, dog, and monkey. Twenty (20) mg/kg of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (MC, control), 10 mg/kg PS80, 1000 mg/kg PG, 500 mg/kg HPβCD, or 1000 mg/kg HPβCD were administered by oral gavage to mice, rats, dogs, and cynomolgus monkeys for approximately 90 days. The effects of these formulations on clinical observations, body weight and food consumption parameters, clinical pathology, and histopathology were evaluated across all species. The suitability of formulations containing up to 20 mg/kg MC, 10 mg/kg PS80, and 1000 mg/kg PG for use in preclinical safety studies was confirmed by a lack of effects on all parameters examined. However, formulations containing HPβCD produced elevated transaminase (aspartate and alanine aminotransferase) levels in rats and mice and fecal changes (loose and soft stool) in large animals. Although the etiology and toxicological significance of the transaminase elevations in rats and mice is uncertain, this finding could represent a significant liability for a preclinical formulation because of the critical importance of these biomarkers in the risk assessment of novel therapeutic agents. Based on these data, PS80 and PG are considered to be practical alternatives to MC in preclinical toxicology studies. However, formulations containing HPβCD should be used with caution because of the elevations in rodent transaminase levels.

  17. Effects of randomly methylated-beta-cyclodextrins (RAMEB) on the bioavailability and aerobic biodegradation of polychlorinated biphenyls in three pristine soils spiked with a transformer oil.

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    Fava, F; Ciccotosto, V F

    2002-03-01

    The low bioavailability of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in soils often results in their slow and partial aerobic biodegradation. The process can be enhanced by supplementing soils with cyclodextrins. However, pure cyclodextrins are expensive and we have therefore explored the use of a less costly technical grade mixture of randomly methylated-beta-cyclodextrins (RAMEB). RAMEB was tested at 0, 1, 3 and 5% (w/w) in the aerobic bioremediation and detoxification of a loamy-, a humic- and a sandy-soil, each artificially contaminated with a PCB-containing transformer oil (added PCBs: about 450 or 700 mg/kg), inoculated with an exogenous aerobic PCB-biodegrading bacterial co-culture and treated in slurry- and solid-phase laboratory conditions. Significant depletions of the spiked PCBs were observed in all microcosms of the three soils after 90 days of treatment; however, interesting yields of PCB dechlorination and detectable decreases of the original soil ecotoxicity were observed in the slurry-phase microcosms. RAMEB generally enhanced PCB-metabolism with effects which were dependent on the concentration at which it was applied, the physical-chemical nature of the amended soil, and the soil treatment conditions employed. RAMEB, which was slowly metabolized by soil microorganisms, enhanced the presence of PCBs and PCB-cometabolizing bacteria in the soil-water phase, suggesting that RAMEB enhances aerobic biodegradation of PCBs by increasing pollutant bioavailability in soil microcosms.

  18. [Enrichment of triphenyltin in water samples by beta-cyclodextrin cross-linking polymer and determination by hydride-generation atomic fluorescence spectrometry].

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    Qiu, Hai-Ou; Yang, Xiao-Qiu; Yang, Ming; Xi, Yong-Qing; Tang, Zhi-Yong

    2007-04-01

    A new method was proposed for the enrichment of triphenyltin in water samples by beta-cyclodextrin cross-linking polymer and the quantitative determination of tin in triphenyltin by hydride-generation atomic fluorescence spectrometry. The chemical conditions and instrumental conditions were investigated and optimized. The method is sensitive and precise. The detection limit is 0.1 ng x mL(-1) and the RSD 2.64% (for 0.04 microg x mL(-1)). The proposed method has been successfully applied to the determination of triphenyltin in various water samples.

  19. The influence of dissolved H2O content in supercritical carbon dioxide to the inclusion complexes formation of ketoprofen/β-cyclodextrin

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    Goenawan, Joshua; Trisanti, P. N.; Sumarno

    2015-12-01

    This work studies the relation between dissolved H2O content in supercritical carbon dioxide (SC-CO2) with the formation of ketoprofen (KP)/β-cyclodextrin(CD) inclusion complexes. The process involves a physical mixture of these two compounds into contact with the supercritical carbon dioxide which had been previously saturated with H2O over a certain duration. The pressure used for saturation process is 130 bar and saturation temperature was ranged between 30 °C to 50 °C. The inclusion process was achieved by keeping it for 2 hours at 160 bar and 200 bar with inclusion temperature of 50 °C. The results enable us to suggest explanations for the inclusion formation. The inclusion complexes can be formed by contacting the dissolved H2O in SC-CO2 to the physical mixture of KP and CD. An increase in the temperature of saturation process resulted in an increase of dissolved H2O content in the supercritical carbon dioxide. The increasing levels of this water soluble resulted an increase in the inclusion complexes that has been formed. The formation of inclusion complexes includes the water molecules enhancing the emptying of the CD cavities and being replaced by KP, towards a more stable energy state. The drug release used for analyzing the dissolution rate of the KP/CD complexes. The results vary from 79,85% to 99,98% after 45 minutes which is above the rate that has been assigned by Farmakope Indonesia at 70% dissolution rate for KP. The use of SC-CO2 offers a new methods for increasing the rate of dissolution of drugs that are hydrophobic such as KP. CO2 used as a supercritical fluid because of its relatively low cost, easily obtainable supercritical conditions, and lack of toxicity. The material samples were characterized by DSC and Spectrophotometer UV-vis technique.

  20. Solubility and dissolution rate improvement of the inclusion complex of apigenin with 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin prepared using the liquid antisolvent precipitation and solvent removal combination methods.

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    Wu, Weiwei; Zu, Yuangang; Zhao, Xiuhua; Zhang, Xinxin; Wang, Lingling; Li, Yuanyuan; Wang, Li; Zhang, Yin; Lian, Bolin

    2017-08-01

    Apigenin (AP) has many pharmacological activities. AP has poor solubility in some solvents. AP is insoluble in water and slightly soluble in ethanol (1.93 mg/ml). It has limited application and exploitation. Therefore, the liquid antisolvent precipitation (LAP) method was applied to improve the solubility of AP in ethanol by changing its crystal form or producing ultra-fine particles. Then, the inclusion complex of AP with 2-Hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-β-CD) is prepared using the solvent removal method. The effects of various experimental parameters on the solubility of AP in ethanol were investigated through the single factor design. Under the optimum conditions, the AP-ethanol solution of 6.19 mg/ml was obtained. The inclusion complex of AP with HP-β-CD was obtained by the solvent removal method. The load efficiency (LE) and drug encapsulation efficiency (EE) of the inclusion complex of AP with HP-β-CD were 13.98%±0.14% and 97.86%±1.07%, respectively. SEM, FTIR, (1)HNMR, XRD, DSC and TG were used to analyze the characteristics of the inclusion complex of AP with HP-β-CD. These results showed that the inclusion complex has significantly different characteristics with AP. In addition, the dissolution rate and solubility of the inclusion complex were approximately 15.24 and 68.7 times higher than AP in artificial gastric juice, and was separately 10.4 times and 40.05 times higher than AP in artificial intestinal juice. The bioavailability of inclusion complex increased 3.97 times compared with AP.

  1. Computer-aided molecular modeling techniques for predicting the stability of drug cyclodextrin inclusion complexes in aqueous solutions

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    Faucci, Maria Teresa; Melani, Fabrizio; Mura, Paola

    2002-06-01

    Molecular modeling was used to investigate factors influencing complex formation between cyclodextrins and guest molecules and predict their stability through a theoretical model based on the search for a correlation between experimental stability constants ( Ks) and some theoretical parameters describing complexation (docking energy, host-guest contact surfaces, intermolecular interaction fields) calculated from complex structures at a minimum conformational energy, obtained through stochastic methods based on molecular dynamic simulations. Naproxen, ibuprofen, ketoprofen and ibuproxam were used as model drug molecules. Multiple Regression Analysis allowed identification of the significant factors for the complex stability. A mathematical model ( r=0.897) related log Ks with complex docking energy and lipophilic molecular fields of cyclodextrin and drug.

  2. Ultrasound processed nanoemulsion: A comparative approach between resveratrol and resveratrol cyclodextrin inclusion complex to study its binding interactions, antioxidant activity and UV light stability.

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    Kumar, Raj; Kaur, Khushwinder; Uppal, Shivani; Mehta, S K

    2017-07-01

    Resveratrol is a naturally occurring therapeutic molecule used for treatment of diseases caused by oxidative stress. This investigation elucidates the advantages of fabrication of size controlled resveratrol inclusion complex. This has been done by encapsulating resveratrol-cyclodextrin inclusion complex in a phospholipid stabilized nanoemulsion formulated by ultrasonication emulsification method. The prepared nanoemulsion has been compared with resveratrol encapsulated nanoemulsion system. The morphology of the resveratrol nanoemulsion and inclusion complex nanoemulsion have been observed using transmission electron microscopy with average size 20.41±3.41 and 24.48±5.70nm respectively. The nanoemulsion showed good loading and release efficiency. The radical diminishing potential of resveratrol and its inclusion complex has been compared in nanoemulsion. The effect of UV irradiation (365nm) on resveratrol in different solvent systems (ethanol, water and nanoemulsion) indicated that nanoemulsion prevents degradation of resveratrol. Efforts have also been made to explore the interactions between bovine serum albumin and resveratrol in nanoemulsion. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  3. Temperature-controlled poly(propylene) glycol hydrophobicity on the formation of inclusion complexes with modified cyclodextrins. A DSC and ITC study.

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    De Lisi, R; Lazzara, G; Milioto, S

    2011-07-21

    The study highlighted the main forces driving the formation of hydroxypropyl-cyclodextrins (HP-CDs) + poly(propylene) glycol 725 g mol(-1) inclusion complexes. The temperature parameter was chosen as the variable to modulate the hydrophobicity of the polymer, and consequently ITC experiments as functions of temperature as well as DSC measurements were done in a systematic way. The polymer is not included into HP-α-CD, it is strongly bound to HP-β-CD and it is floating in HP-γ-CD. The stability of the inclusion complexes is entropy controlled. The gain of the entropy is a unique result compared to the opposite literature findings for inclusion complexes based on polymers and CDs. This peculiarity is ascribable to the removal of water molecules from cages during complexation and this effect compensates the entropy loss due to constraints caused by the CD threading. In spite the host-guest van der Waals contacts are optimized, the enthalpies for the inclusion complex formation are positive and reveal the large heat required for dehydrating the propylene oxide units. All the macrocycles enhanced the polymer solubility in water. Increasing the affinity of the macrocycle to the macromolecule makes more expanded the one-phase area of the binodal curve. A new thermodynamic approach was proposed to predict quantitatively the binodal curve as well as the dependence of the enthalpy of separation phase on the macrocycle composition. The agreement between the experimental data and the computed values was excellent.

  4. Selective detergent-extraction from mixed detergent/lipid/protein micelles, using cyclodextrin inclusion compounds: a novel generic approach for the preparation of proteoliposomes.

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    Degrip, W J; Vanoostrum, J; Bovee-Geurts, P H

    1998-01-01

    A novel generic approach is described for the selective extraction of detergents from mixed detergent/lipid/protein micelles for the preparation of proteoliposomes of defined lipid-protein ratio. The approach is based on the much higher affinity of inclusion compounds of the cyclodextrin type for detergents in comparison with bilayer-forming lipids. This approach has distinct advantages over other procedures currently in use. It produces good results with all detergents tested, independent of type and critical micelle concentration, and appears to be generally applicable. It yields nearly quantitative recovery of membrane protein in the proteoliposome fraction. Finally, no large excess of lipid is required; a molar ratio of lipid to protein of 100 to 1 already produces proteoliposomes with functional membrane protein, but higher ratios are well tolerated. The size of the vesicles thus obtained depends on the detergent used. Separation of the resulting proteoliposomes from the detergent-cyclodextrin complexes was most easily achieved by centrifugation through a discontinuous sucrose gradient. A variety of detergents was tested in this procedure on the bovine rod visual pigment rhodopsin in combination with retina lipids. In all cases good yields of proteoliposomes were obtained, which contained fully functional rhodopsin. PMID:9480873

  5. Enantioselective isolation of methyl jasmonate using permethyl-beta-cyclodextrin HPLC.

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    Blanch, Gracia Patricia; Flores, Gema; Del Mar Caja, Maria; Ruiz Del Castillo, Maria Luisa

    2009-01-01

    A method based on the use of HPLC for the enantioselective resolution of the four stereoisomers of methyl jasmonate (MJ) with no need for the previous formation of the diastereoisomers is developed. To that end, a Nucleodex-beta-PM column as well as an optimization process considering different flow rates and mobile phase compositions were required. As a result, 0.8 mL/min and 55:45 methanol/water composition were the conditions selected to carry out the separation of the stereoisomers. Isolation of pure (-)- and (+)-MJ was accomplished by collecting the HPLC fractions corresponding to their elution time. SPE was subsequently used to concentrate and change the solvent of the HPLC fractions collected. Chiral GC and polarimetry were additionally employed to evaluate the purity and optical rotation, respectively, of the enantiomers separated. The results found in this study are particularly relevant considering that MJ stereoisomers are not commercially available.

  6. Ion selectivity of alpha-hemolysin with a beta-cyclodextrin adapter. I. Single ion potential of mean force and diffusion coefficient.

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    Luo, Yun; Egwolf, Bernhard; Walters, D Eric; Roux, Benoît

    2010-01-21

    The alpha-hemolysin (alphaHL) is a self-assembling exotoxin that binds to the membrane of a susceptible host cell and causes its death. Experimental studies show that electrically neutral beta-cyclodextrin (betaCD) can insert into the alphaHL channel and significantly increase its anion selectivity. To understand how betaCD can affect ion selectivity, molecular dynamics simulations and potential of mean force (PMF) calculations are carried out for different alphaHL channels with and without the betaCD adapter. A multiscale approach based on the generalized solvent boundary potential is used to reduce the size of the simulated system. The PMF profiles reveal that betaCD has no anion selectivity by itself but can increase the Cl(-) selectivity of the alphaHL channel when lodged into the pore lumen. Analysis shows that betaCD causes a partial desolvation of ions and affects the orientation of nearby charged residues. The ion selectivity appears to result from increased electrostatic interaction between the ion and the channel due to a reduction in dielectric shielding by the solvent. These observations suggest a reasonable explanation of the ion selectivity and provide important information for further ion channel modification.

  7. Influence of Single Skimmer Versus Dual Funnel Transfer on the Appearance of ESI-Generated LiCl Cluster/ß-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complexes

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    Kellner, Ina D.; Drewello, Thomas

    2015-08-01

    Singly and doubly charged adducts of LiCl with β-cyclodextrin (βCD) of the type (βCD)(LiCl)nLi+ and (βCD)2(LiCl)pLi2 2+ were studied using electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS). Insight into their structural composition was gained by analysis of their collision-induced dissociation (CID) mass spectra. The conditions the ions experience in the transfer region interfacing the ESI source and the mass analyzer were found to have a marked influence on the nature of the detected ions. In one instrument incorporating a single skimmer, individually attached LiCl ion pairs were observed, whereas the dual funnel ion guides of the second instrument allow the detection of previously unknown labile inclusion complexes of (LiCl)n clusters in βCD.

  8. Analyses of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) and chiral-PAH analogues-methyl-β-cyclodextrin guest-host inclusion complexes by fluorescence spectrophotometry and multivariate regression analysis.

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    Greene, LaVana; Elzey, Brianda; Franklin, Mariah; Fakayode, Sayo O

    2017-03-05

    The negative health impact of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and differences in pharmacological activity of enantiomers of chiral molecules in humans highlights the need for analysis of PAHs and their chiral analogue molecules in humans. Herein, the first use of cyclodextrin guest-host inclusion complexation, fluorescence spectrophotometry, and chemometric approach to PAH (anthracene) and chiral-PAH analogue derivatives (1-(9-anthryl)-2,2,2-triflouroethanol (TFE)) analyses are reported. The binding constants (Kb), stoichiometry (n), and thermodynamic properties (Gibbs free energy (ΔG), enthalpy (ΔH), and entropy (ΔS)) of anthracene and enantiomers of TFE-methyl-β-cyclodextrin (Me-β-CD) guest-host complexes were also determined. Chemometric partial-least-square (PLS) regression analysis of emission spectra data of Me-β-CD-guest-host inclusion complexes was used for the determination of anthracene and TFE enantiomer concentrations in Me-β-CD-guest-host inclusion complex samples. The values of calculated Kb and negative ΔG suggest the thermodynamic favorability of anthracene-Me-β-CD and enantiomeric of TFE-Me-β-CD inclusion complexation reactions. However, anthracene-Me-β-CD and enantiomer TFE-Me-β-CD inclusion complexations showed notable differences in the binding affinity behaviors and thermodynamic properties. The PLS regression analysis resulted in square-correlation-coefficients of 0.997530 or better and a low LOD of 3.81×10(-7)M for anthracene and 3.48×10(-8)M for TFE enantiomers at physiological conditions. Most importantly, PLS regression accurately determined the anthracene and TFE enantiomer concentrations with an average low error of 2.31% for anthracene, 4.44% for R-TFE and 3.60% for S-TFE. The results of the study are highly significant because of its high sensitivity and accuracy for analysis of PAH and chiral PAH analogue derivatives without the need of an expensive chiral column, enantiomeric resolution, or use of a polarized

  9. Analyses of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) and chiral-PAH analogues-methyl-β-cyclodextrin guest-host inclusion complexes by fluorescence spectrophotometry and multivariate regression analysis

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    Greene, LaVana; Elzey, Brianda; Franklin, Mariah; Fakayode, Sayo O.

    2017-03-01

    The negative health impact of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and differences in pharmacological activity of enantiomers of chiral molecules in humans highlights the need for analysis of PAHs and their chiral analogue molecules in humans. Herein, the first use of cyclodextrin guest-host inclusion complexation, fluorescence spectrophotometry, and chemometric approach to PAH (anthracene) and chiral-PAH analogue derivatives (1-(9-anthryl)-2,2,2-triflouroethanol (TFE)) analyses are reported. The binding constants (Kb), stoichiometry (n), and thermodynamic properties (Gibbs free energy (ΔG), enthalpy (ΔH), and entropy (ΔS)) of anthracene and enantiomers of TFE-methyl-β-cyclodextrin (Me-β-CD) guest-host complexes were also determined. Chemometric partial-least-square (PLS) regression analysis of emission spectra data of Me-β-CD-guest-host inclusion complexes was used for the determination of anthracene and TFE enantiomer concentrations in Me-β-CD-guest-host inclusion complex samples. The values of calculated Kb and negative ΔG suggest the thermodynamic favorability of anthracene-Me-β-CD and enantiomeric of TFE-Me-β-CD inclusion complexation reactions. However, anthracene-Me-β-CD and enantiomer TFE-Me-β-CD inclusion complexations showed notable differences in the binding affinity behaviors and thermodynamic properties. The PLS regression analysis resulted in square-correlation-coefficients of 0.997530 or better and a low LOD of 3.81 × 10- 7 M for anthracene and 3.48 × 10- 8 M for TFE enantiomers at physiological conditions. Most importantly, PLS regression accurately determined the anthracene and TFE enantiomer concentrations with an average low error of 2.31% for anthracene, 4.44% for R-TFE and 3.60% for S-TFE. The results of the study are highly significant because of its high sensitivity and accuracy for analysis of PAH and chiral PAH analogue derivatives without the need of an expensive chiral column, enantiomeric resolution, or use of a

  10. Cationic-modified cyclodextrin nanosphere/anionic polymer as flocculation/sorption systems.

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    Xiao, Huining; Cezar, Norlito

    2005-03-15

    Simultaneous removal of dissolved and colloidal substances has been a challenging task. The cationic-modified beta-cyclodextrin nanospheres synthesized in this work, in conjunction with a water-soluble polyacrylamide-based anionic polymer, potentially provide a novel approach to address the problem. The cyclodextrin was rendered cationic using (2,3-epoxypropyl)trimethylammonium chloride as a reagent. The cationicity of the modified cyclodextrin and the reaction between cyclodextrin and the reagent were characterized by electrophoresis measurement, polyelectrolyte titration, and NMR. As a dual-component flocculation system, the cationic cyclodextrin/anionic polymer significantly induced clay flocculation, lowering the relative turbidity of the clay suspension over a wide pH range. Meanwhile, as a nanospherical absorbent, the modified cyclodextrins exhibited strong affinity toward aromatic compounds via inclusion complex formation in the hydrophobic cavities, which was monitored by UV spectroscopy. These systems facilitated the simultaneous removal of dissolved and colloidal substances, which was unachievable previously. In addition, the interaction between anionic polymers and the clay particles pretreated with cationic cyclodextrin was investigated in order to reveal the flocculation mechanism.

  11. Preparation and characterization of the inclusion complex of Baicalin (BG) with beta-CD and HP-beta-CD in solution: an antioxidant ability study.

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    Li, Jinxia; Zhang, Min; Chao, Jianbin; Shuang, Shaomin

    2009-08-15

    The formation of the complexes of BG with beta-CD and HP-beta-CD was studied by UV-vis absorption spectroscopy, fluorescence spectra, Phase-solubility measurements and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) in solution. The formation constants (K) of complexes were determined by fluorescence method and Phase-solubility measurements. The results showed that the inclusion ability of beta-CD and its derivatives was the order: HP-beta-CD>beta-CD. In addition, the experimental resulted confirmed the existence of 1:1 inclusion complex of BG with CDs. The antioxidant ability studies of BG and CDs complexes were done. The results obtained indicated that the BG/HP-beta-CD complex was the most reactive form, and then was the BG/beta-CD complex; the last was BG. Special configuration of complex has been proposed on NMR technique.

  12. Antiviral activity against the hepatitis C virus (HCV) of 1-indanone thiosemicarbazones and their inclusion complexes with hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin.

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    Glisoni, Romina J; Cuestas, María L; Mathet, Verónica L; Oubiña, José R; Moglioni, Albertina G; Sosnik, Alejandro

    2012-10-09

    The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major cause of acute and chronic hepatitis in humans. Approximately 5% of the infected people die from cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma. The current standard therapy comprises a combination of pegylated-interferon alpha and ribavirin. Due to the relatively low effectiveness, the prohibitive costs and the extensive side effects of the treatment, an intense research for new direct-acting anti-HCV agents is taking place. Furthermore, NS3 protease inhibitors recently introduced into the market are not effective against all HCV subgenotypes. Thiosemicarbazones (TSCs) have shown antiviral activity against a wide range of DNA and RNA viruses. However, their extremely low aqueous solubility and high self-aggregation tendency often preclude their reliable biological evaluation in vitro. In this work, we investigated and compared for the first time the anti-HCV activity of two 1-indanone TSCs, namely 5,6-dimethoxy-1-indanone TSC and 5,6-dimethoxy-1-indanone N4-allyl TSC, and their inclusion complexes with hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPβ-CD) in Huh-7.5 cells containing the full-length and the subgenomic subgenotype 1b HCV replicon system. Studies of physical stability in culture medium showed that free TSCs precipitated rapidly and formed submicron aggregates. Conversely, TSC complexation with HPβ-CD led to more stable systems with minimal size growth and drug concentration loss. More importantly, both TSCs and their inclusion complexes displayed a potent suppression of the HCV replication in both cell lines with no cytotoxic effects. The mechanism likely involves the inhibition of non-structural proteins of the virus. In addition, findings suggested that the cyclodextrin released the drug to the culture medium over time. This platform could be exploited for the study of the drug toxicity and pharmacokinetics animal models.

  13. Painkiller Isoxicam and Its Copper Complex Can Form Inclusion Complexes with Different Cyclodextrins: A Fluorescence, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study.

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    Goswami, Sathi; Majumdar, Anupa; Sarkar, Munna

    2017-09-14

    The interaction of a painkiller Isoxicam, belonging to the oxicam group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and its copper complex with different cyclodextrins (β-CD, γ-CD, HPβCD, and HPγCD), has been investigated in both solution and the solid state. Steady state and time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy, fluorescence anisotropy, (1)H NMR, and FTIR spectroscopy are used. Both the drug and its copper complex form a host-guest inclusion complex with all CDs. Fluorescence spectroscopy is used to determine binding constants and stoichiometries of the host-guest complex. The strongest binding is seen for γ-CD. (1)H NMR study showed that Isoxicam penetrates into the CD cavity from the more accessible wider side. For β- and γ-CD, Isoxicam showed one type of binding, i.e., formation of an inclusion complex, whereas, for HPβCD and HPγCD, it showed two types of binding, i.e., inclusion in the CD cavities and interaction with the outer surface of the CD molecules mainly near the hydroxy propyl group. Deeper penetration occurred into the larger diameter cavity of γ-CD and HPγCD compared to β-CD and HPβCD. From FTIR and (1)H NMR study, it is seen that predominantly the π-electron-rich benzene part of the drug and its complex penetrate into the host cavity.

  14. Ternary inclusion complex formation and stabilization of limaprost, a prostaglandin E1 derivative, in the presence of α- and β-cyclodextrins in the solid state.

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    Inoue, Yasuo; Iohara, Daisuke; Sekiya, Noboru; Yamamoto, Masanobu; Ishida, Hiroyuki; Sakiyama, Yoko; Hirayama, Fumitoshi; Arima, Hidetoshi; Uekama, Kaneto

    2016-07-25

    Limaprost/α-cyclodextrin (CD)/β-CD ternary inclusion complex was prepared by freeze-drying a solution containing all three components. Under humid conditions, limaprost was more stable in the ternary α-/β-CD inclusion complex than in the binary α- or β-CD complex. Specifically, during storage at 30°C/75% relative humidity (R.H.) for 4 weeks, about 19% of limaprost degraded into 17S,20-dimethyl-trans-Δ(2)-prostaglandin A1 (referred as 11-deoxy-Δ(10)) in the β-CD complex, 8.1% degraded in the α-CD complex, and only 2.2% degraded in the α-/β-CD complex. The mechanism of limaprost stabilization in the presence of both CDs was investigated by Raman and solid-state NMR spectroscopy and powder X-ray diffractometry. The fast degradation of limaprost to 11-deoxy-Δ(10) in the β-CD complex was due to the rapid crystallization of β-CD from the complex, liberating the free amorphous drug, which is susceptible to degradation. The dissociation and crystallization of β-CD from the inclusion complex were suppressed by freeze-drying limaprost in the presence of both α- and β-CDs. In addition, the interaction between limaprost and the two CDs was reinforced by inclusion of different moieties of limaprost: α-CD predominantly included the alkyl ω-chain, whereas β-CD included the five-membered ring. Thus, a stable ternary inclusion complex was formed that included limaprost, maintaining the amorphous state of the complex and dramatically stabilizing the drug under humid conditions.

  15. Percutaneous absorption of metopimazine and effect of cyclodextrins.

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    Frédéric, Bounoure; Malika, Lahiani-Skiba; Marie, Hubert; Eric, Mallet; Philippe, Arnaud; Mohamed, Skiba

    2008-05-01

    Metopimazine (MPZ) is used to prevent emesis during chemotherapies. A transdermal delivery system of MPZ may present a great advantage in patients to improve compliance. Hydroxypropyl beta cyclodextrin (HPbetaCD) and partially methylated beta cyclodextrin (PMbetaCD) were tested to enhance the percutaneous absorption of MPZ through pig skin using Franz's cells. The MPZ hydrochloride flux was low with 0.176 +/- 0.054 microg/h/cm(2) and no flux was detected with a suspension of MPZ (base). The used characterization analyses demonstrated the formation of an inclusion complex with cyclodextrin and this complex improved percutaneous absorption of MPZ. Flux was increased to 0.240 +/- 0.032 microg/h/cm(2) and 0.566 +/- 0.057 mug/h/cm(2) for HPbetaCD and PMbetaCD, respectively, with a concentration of 20%. This study has shown that HPbetaCD and PMbetaCD improved the percutaneous penetration of MPZ. Cyclodextrin complexes increased MPZ bioavailability at the skin surface and PMbetaCD was also able to extract cutaneous fatty acids.

  16. Preliminary in vitro evaluation of genistein chemopreventive capacity as a result of esterification and cyclodextrin encapsulation.

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    Danciu, Corina; Soica, Codruta; Dehelean, Cristina; Zupko, Istvan; Csanyi, Erzsebet; Pinzaru, Iulia

    2015-01-01

    The present study focuses on the synthesis and analysis of a genistein ester derivative with myristic acid followed by beta cyclodextrin encapsulation; physicochemical analysis using consecrated techniques such as FTIR, MS, DSC, and SEM revealed both a successful esterification and inclusion inside the cyclodextrin cavity. Cytotoxic effects were measured in vitro on three human cell lines: HeLa (cervix adenocarcinoma), A2780 (ovary carcinoma), and A431 (skin epidermoid carcinoma). The in vitro biological analysis exhibited rather poor antiproliferative results on all three tested cancer cell lines, behavior that may be due to the high stability of the complex within the in vitro environment.

  17. Separation of planar chiral ferrocene derivatives on beta-cyclodextrin-based polymer supports prepared via ring-opening metathesis graft-polymerization.

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    Mayr, Betina; Schottenberger, Herwig; Elsnerb, Olaf; Buchmeiser, Michael R

    2002-10-11

    A series of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) based chiral stationary phases (CSPs) were synthesized by ring-opening metathesis graft polymerization of various norborn-2-ene (NBE) substituted CDs. Chiral selectors based on endo/exo-6-O-(norborn-2-ene-5-ylmethoxymethylsilyl)-beta-CD, tris(endo/exo-6-O-norborn-2-ene-5-ylmethoxymethylsilyl)-beta-CD, tetrakis(endolexo-6-0-norborn-2-ene-5-ylmethoxymethylsilyl)-beta-CD, hexakis(endo/exo-6-O-norborn-2-ene-5-ylmethoxymethylsilyl)-beta-CD and tetrakis(endo-6-O-norborn-2-ene-5-carboxyl)-beta-CD were grafted onto Nucleosil 300-5 using well-established grafting procedures. CSPs were investigated for their separation capabilities for a series of the planar chiral ferrocene derivatives, rac-ferroceno[2,3a]inden-1-one (1a, 1b), rac-6-(3-hydroxy-3-methylbut-1-yn-1-yl)ferroceno[2,3a]inden-1-one (2a, 2b), rac-ferrocene[2,3a]indene (3a, 3b), rac-endo 1-methoxy-1-allylferroceno[2,3a]indene (4a, 4b) and rac-1,4-dihydroxybutylferrocene (5a, 5b). Compounds la, lb and 2a, 2b bearing a carbonyl group were successfully separated on these CSPs, while compounds 3-5 do not undergo enantioselective interaction under the conditions applied. General aspects of separation as well as mechanistic implementations are discussed.

  18. Proparacaine complexation with beta-cyclodextrin and p-sulfonic acid calix[6]arene, as evaluated by varied (1)H-NMR approaches.

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    Arantes, Lucas Micquéias; Scarelli, Camilla; Marsaioli, Anita Jocelyne; de Paula, Eneida; Fernandes, Sergio Antonio

    2009-09-01

    This study focused on the use of NMR techniques as a tool for the investigation of complex formation between proparacaine and cyclodextrins (CDs) or p-sulfonic acid calix[6]arene. The pH dependence of the complexation of proparacaine with beta-CD and p-sulfonic acid calix[6]arene was studied and binding constants were determined by (1)H NMR spectroscopy [diffusion-ordered spectroscopy (DOSY)] for the charged and uncharged forms of the local anesthetic in beta-CD and p-sulfonic acid calix[6]arene. The stoichiometries of the complexes was determined and rotating frame Overhauser enhancement spectroscopy (ROESY) 1D experiments revealed details of the molecular insertion of proparacaine into the beta-CD and p-sulfonic acid calix[6]arene cavities. The results unambiguously demonstrate that pH is an important factor for the development of supramolecular architectures based on beta-CD and p-sulfonic acid calix[6]arene as the host molecules. Such host-guest complexes were investigated in view of their potential use as new therapeutic formulations, designed to increase the bioavailability and/or to decrease the systemic toxicity of proparacaine in anesthesia procedures.

  19. [Analysis of seven compounds in mainstream cigarette smoke by ultra performance liquid chromatography using a beta-cyclodextrin mobile phase additive].

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    Li, Zhonghao; Tang, Gangling; Pang, Yongqiang; Jiang, Xingyi; Chen, Zaigen; Hu, Qingyuan

    2010-08-01

    A rapid method for the analysis of hydroquinone, resorcinol, catechol, phenol, p-cresol, m-cresol, and o-cresol in mainstream cigarette smoke by ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC) using a beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) mobile phase additive was developed. The seven major phenolic compounds in mainstream smoke were collected with YC/T 255-2008 standard method. The extract was filtrated with 0.22 microm filtration film and then subjected to UPLC analysis. The separation was performed on an ACQUITY UPLC BEH Shield RP18 column, and the mobile phase with 4 g/L beta-CD additive was used. The fluorescence detection condition was optimized. The analysis time was 10 mm for one sample. Comparing with the high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) methods published, the p-cresol and m-cresol were completely separated. In addition, the effect of beta-CD on fluorescence enhancement for seven major phenolic compounds was significant. The linearity were good between the peak area and the concentration in the linear ranges of seven phenolic compounds, and the correlation coefficients were greater than 0.999 9. The limits of detection of the method were 4 - 14 ng/cig, and the recoveries were 95.5% - 103.5% with relative standard deviations (RSDs) less than 4%.

  20. Inclusion compounds between α-, β- and γ-cyclodextrins: iron II lactate: a theoretical and experimental study using diffusion coefficients and molecular mechanics

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    Leite, Rosiley A.; Lino, Antonio C. S.; Takahata, Yuji

    2003-01-01

    The inclusion compounds between iron II lactate and three different cyclodextrins (CDs) were studied by means of experimental and theoretical data. The importance of iron II in the human metabolism effort the necessity of a minimum concentration to the human life. Malnutrition is one great problem in social politics of many countries on the world. The possibility to the development of novel medicines with the iron II species stable look for an increase on the efficiency for this kind of aid. Kinetics measurements confirm the possibility to stop the oxidation reaction. It was the first indication of efficient molecular encapsulation. Diffusion coefficient measurements were carried out by Taylor-Aris diffusion technique. The decrease of diffusion coefficients measured for iron II lactate when alone and forming the inclusion complexes was obtained for all hosts molecules used. Molecular Mechanics calculations were performed to elucidate the perfect arrange of iron II lactate inside CDs cavity. No great differences were obtained to the binding energy for the different hosts. Using the software HyperChem6.03v MM+, AMBER94 and OPLS Forced Fields for iron atom in two chemical environments (a) vacuum and (b) with addition of 250 water molecules (MM+). The solvent treatment was decisive to the order of stability. This order was β-CD>γ-CD>α-CD, the same order of solubility in water. The results contained in this work confirm the possibility to protect iron II lactate against oxidation.

  1. A DFT study of infrared spectra and Monte Carlo predictions of the solvation shell of Praziquantel and β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex in liquid water.

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    de Oliveira, C X; Ferreira, N S; Mota, G V S

    2016-01-15

    In this paper, we report a theoretical study of the inclusion complexes of Praziquantel (PZQ) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) in liquid water. The starting geometry has been carried out by molecular mechanics simulations, and afterwards optimized in B3LYP level with a 6-311G(d) basis set. Monte Carlo simulations have been used to calculate the solvation shell of the PZQ/β-CD inclusion complexes. Moreover, the vibrational frequencies and the infrared intensities for the PZQ/β-CD complex were computed using the B3LYP method. It is demonstrated that this combined model can yield well-converged thermodynamic data even for a modest number of sample configurations, which makes the methodology particularly adequate for understanding the solute-solvent interaction used for generating the liquid structures of one solute surrounded by solvent molecules. The complex solvation shell showed an increase of the water molecule level in relation to the isolated PZQ molecule because of the hydrophilic effect of the CD molecule. The infrared spectra showed that the contribution that originated in the PZQ molecule was not predominant in the upper-wave number region in the drug/β-CD. The movement that purely originated in the PZQ molecule was localized in the absorption band, ranging from 1328 to 1688cm(-1).

  2. A DFT study of infrared spectra and Monte Carlo predictions of the solvation shell of Praziquantel and β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex in liquid water

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    de Oliveira, C. X.; Ferreira, N. S.; Mota, G. V. S.

    2016-01-01

    In this paper, we report a theoretical study of the inclusion complexes of Praziquantel (PZQ) and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) in liquid water. The starting geometry has been carried out by molecular mechanics simulations, and afterwards optimized in B3LYP level with a 6-311G(d) basis set. Monte Carlo simulations have been used to calculate the solvation shell of the PZQ/β-CD inclusion complexes. Moreover, the vibrational frequencies and the infrared intensities for the PZQ/β-CD complex were computed using the B3LYP method. It is demonstrated that this combined model can yield well-converged thermodynamic data even for a modest number of sample configurations, which makes the methodology particularly adequate for understanding the solute-solvent interaction used for generating the liquid structures of one solute surrounded by solvent molecules. The complex solvation shell showed an increase of the water molecule level in relation to the isolated PZQ molecule because of the hydrophilic effect of the CD molecule. The infrared spectra showed that the contribution that originated in the PZQ molecule was not predominant in the upper-wave number region in the drug/β-CD. The movement that purely originated in the PZQ molecule was localized in the absorption band, ranging from 1328 to 1688 cm- 1.

  3. Mathematical modelling of the transport of hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes of ranitidine hydrochloride and furosemide loaded chitosan nanoparticles across a Caco-2 cell monolayer.

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    Sadighi, Armin; Ostad, S N; Rezayat, S M; Foroutan, M; Faramarzi, M A; Dorkoosh, F A

    2012-01-17

    Chitosan nanoparticles (CS-NPs) have been used to enhance the permeability of furosemide and ranitidine hydrochloride (ranitidine HCl) which were selected as candidates for two different biopharmaceutical drug classes having low permeability across Caco-2 cell monolayers. Drugs loaded CS-NPs were prepared by ionic gelation of CS and pentasodium tripolyphosphate (TPP) which added to the drugs inclusion complexes with hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HP-βCD). The stability constants for furosemide/HP-βCD and ranitidine HCl/HP-βCD were calculated as 335 M(-1) and 410 M(-1), whereas the association efficiencies (AE%) of the drugs/HP-βCD inclusion complexes with CS-NPs were determined to be 23.0 and 19.5%, respectively. Zetasizer and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) were used to characterise drugs/HP-βCD-NPs size and morphology. Transport of both nano and non-nano formulations of drugs/HP-βCD complexes across a Caco-2 cell monolayer was assessed and fitted to mathematical models. Furosemide/HP-βCD-NPs demonstrated transport kinetics best suited for the Higuchi model, whereas other drug formulations demonstrated power law transportation behaviour. Permeability experiments revealed that furosemide/HP-βCD and ranitidine HCl/HP-βCD nano formulations greatly induce the opening of tight junctions and enhance drug transition through Caco-2 monolayers.

  4. Characterization of albendazole-randomly methylated-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex and in vivo evaluation of its antihelmitic activity in a murine model of Trichinellosis.

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    García, Agustina; Leonardi, Darío; Vasconi, María D; Hinrichsen, Lucila I; Lamas, María C

    2014-01-01

    Albendazole is a benzimidazole carbamate extensively used in oral chemotherapy against intestinal parasites, due to its broad spectrum activity, good tolerance and low cost. However, the drug has the disadvantage of poor bioavailability due to its very low solubility in water; as a consequence, a very active area of research focuses on the development of new pharmaceutical formulations to increase its solubility, dissolution rate, and bioavailability. The primary objective of this study was to prepare randomly methylated β-cyclodextrins inclusion complexes to increase albendazole dissolution rate, in order to enhance its antiparasitic activity. This formulation therapeutic efficacy was contrasted with that of the pure drug by treating Trichinella spiralis infected mice during the intestinal phase of the parasite cycle, on days five and six post-infection. This protocol significantly decreased muscle larval burden measured in the parenteral stage on day 30 post-infection, when compared with the untreated control. Thus, it could be demonstrated that the inclusion complexes improve the in vivo therapeutic activity of albendazole.

  5. Characterization of Albendazole-Randomly Methylated-β-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex and In Vivo Evaluation of Its Antihelmitic Activity in a Murine Model of Trichinellosis

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    García, Agustina; Leonardi, Darío; Vasconi, María D.; Hinrichsen, Lucila I.; Lamas, María C.

    2014-01-01

    Albendazole is a benzimidazole carbamate extensively used in oral chemotherapy against intestinal parasites, due to its broad spectrum activity, good tolerance and low cost. However, the drug has the disadvantage of poor bioavailability due to its very low solubility in water; as a consequence, a very active area of research focuses on the development of new pharmaceutical formulations to increase its solubility, dissolution rate, and bioavailability. The primary objective of this study was to prepare randomly methylated β-cyclodextrins inclusion complexes to increase albendazole dissolution rate, in order to enhance its antiparasitic activity. This formulation therapeutic efficacy was contrasted with that of the pure drug by treating Trichinella spiralis infected mice during the intestinal phase of the parasite cycle, on days five and six post-infection. This protocol significantly decreased muscle larval burden measured in the parenteral stage on day 30 post-infection, when compared with the untreated control. Thus, it could be demonstrated that the inclusion complexes improve the in vivo therapeutic activity of albendazole. PMID:25406084

  6. Quantitative Analysis of Norfloxacin in β-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complexes--Development and Validation of a Stability-indicating HPLC Method.

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    Mendes, Cassiana; Buttchevitz, Aline; Kruger, Jéssica Henriques; Bernardi, Larissa Sakis; Oliveira, Paulo Renato; Silva, Marcos Antônio Segatto

    2015-01-01

    The aim of this study was to develop and validate a simple liquid-chromatography method, with good accuracy, reproducibility and sensitivity, for the quantification of norfloxacin in β-cyclodextrin inclusion complexes. In the method validation, the parameters evaluated were linearity, limits of detection and quantification, specificity, accuracy, precision and robustness. The stability-indication property of the method was evaluated through studies on the degradation under stress conditions. A method employing a simple mobile phase consisting of phosphate buffer (pH 3.0) and acetonitrile (86:14 v/v) was developed. Fluorescence detection was employed to minimize the influence of degradation products, due to its high sensitivity, selectivity and specificity. The method was specific, linear in the concentration range of 1 - 30 μg/mL, robust, precise and accurate. The proposed method was successfully applied in the determination of norfloxacin in inclusion complexes, thus aiding quality-control analysis in the future development of drug delivery systems.

  7. In situ electroactive and antioxidant supramolecular hydrogel based on cyclodextrin/copolymer inclusion for tissue engineering repair.

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    Cui, Haitao; Cui, Liguo; Zhang, Peibiao; Huang, Yubin; Wei, Yen; Chen, Xuesi

    2014-03-01

    The injectable electroactive and antioxidant hydrogels are prepared from mixing the tetraaniline functional copolymers and α-cyclodextrin (α-CD) aqueous solution. UV-vis and CV of the copolymer solution showed good electroactive properties. The antioxidant ability of the copolymer is also proved. The gelation mechanism and properties of the system are studied by WAXD, DSC, and rheometer. The encapsulated cells are highly viable in the hydrogels, suggesting that the hydrogels have excellent cytocompatibility. After subcutaneous injection, H&E staining study suggests acceptable biocompatibility of the materials in vivo. Moreover, data shows the injectable electroactive material can effectively accelerate the proliferation of encapsulated cells with electrical stimuli, and the mechanism is also elaborated. Such an injectable electroactive hydrogel would more closely mimic the native extracellular matrix, thereby combining a biomimetic environment of long-term cell survival and electrical signal to support the generation of functional tissue.

  8. Effect of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin on the solubility, stability and in-vitro release of ciprofloxacin for ocular drug delivery.

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    Bozkir, Asuman; Denli, Zeynep Fusun; Basaran, Berrin

    2012-01-01

    Eye drops in the form of an aqueous solution with a lower viscosity are preferred for local administrations in ophthalmology. In ophthalmic formulations, cyclodextrins (CDs) are frequently used in recent years in order to increase water solubility, stability and bioavailability of an active substance and decrease an irritation to the eye. The scope of the present study was to investigate the influence of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPCD) on the solubility, stability and in vitro release of ciprofloxacin (CIP). According to the phase solubility studies, A(L) type solubility curve was obtained. HPCD improved the solubility of CIP 3 times at pH 5.5 and 2 times at pH 7.4. The two month stability studies indicated that CIP was more stable at pH 5.5 than at pH 7.4 and the stability of CIP was significantly increased by HPCD. The stability constant of the HPCD:CIP complex was increased further by a-ddition of 0.1% (w/v) polymer (HPMC and PVP) to the aqueous medium including HPCD. Stability constant of solutions prepared in an ultrasonic water bath was higher than solutions prepared by heating in an autoclave. The results indicated that the CIP:HPCD complex increased in vitro release of CIP and the addition of polymer promoted this increase even more.

  9. Synthesis, Characterization, In Vitro Evaluation, and Preclinical Profiling of beta-Cyclodextrin Polyrotaxane Families for Use As Potential Niemann-Pick Type C Therapeutics

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    Collins, Christopher J.

    Niemann-Pick Disease Type C (NPC) is a rare, autosomal recessive genetic disorder featuring a loss of proteins responsible for unesterified cholesterol (UC) trafficking through the late endosomes/lysosomes (LE/LY) of every cell of the body. Disruption of this pathway leads to abnormal accumulation and storage of UC and other lipids. A broad range of visceral and neurological symptoms result from this accumulation exhibiting a variable age of onset and a disease progression that is ultimately fatal. The disease has an incidence of approximately 1 in 120,000 live births and has no known effective treatment. beta-Cyclodextrin (beta-CD) are natural small molecules macrocycles composed of glucose units with a hydrophobic inner cavity and hydrophilic outer rims. beta-CD derivatives have recently been shown to be effective therapeutics for NPC in cellular and animal models. In the mouse model of the disease, beta-CD therapy increases overall lifetime by as much as 50% and slows the progression of neurodegeneration. The progress has led to the initiation of a National Institutes of Health phase I clinical trial. A main drawback of beta-CD administration is the poor pharmacokinetic profile characterized by rapid renal clearance of the drug through the urine. Libraries of beta-CD derivative carrying high molecular weight polyrotaxane (PR) systems have been designed to prevent glomerular filtration of the injected beta-CD dose. An initial family of unmodified beta-CD PRs was synthesized, characterized, and their therapeutic efficacy was tested in NPC fibroblasts. This was followed by screening of PRs consisting of mixed beta-CD derivative threading featuring charged sulfobutylether beta-CD. Finally, we sought to define PR structure-property effects on in vivo pharmacokinetics, biodistribution, toxicity, immunogenicity, and protein hard corona composition. This was accomplished using a family of gadolinium carrying PRs composed of triblock Pluronic co-polymers of varying

  10. Influence of cyclodextrins on the proliferation of HaCaT keratinocytes in vitro.

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    Hipler, U C; Schönfelder, U; Hipler, C; Elsner, P

    2007-10-01

    Safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical agents can be greatly improved by encapsulation within, or covalent attachment to, a biomaterial carrier. Drug delivery systems must deliver the necessary amount of drug to the targeted site for a necessary period of time, both efficiently and precisely. Various kinds of high-performance biomaterials are being constantly developed for this purpose. Cyclodextrins are potential candidates for such a role, because of their ability to alter physical, chemical, and biological properties of guest molecules through the formation of inclusion complexes. The alpha-, beta-, and gamma-cyclodextrins are widely used natural cyclodextrins, consisting of six, seven, and eight D-glucopyranose residues, respectively, linked by -1,4 glycosidic bonds into a macro cycle. Each cyclodextrin has its own ability to form inclusion complexes with specific guests, an ability, which depends on a proper fit of the guest molecule into the hydrophobic cyclodextrin cavity. The most common pharmaceutical application of cyclodextrins is to enhance the solubility, stability, and bioavailability of drug molecules. Such kinds of ligand-receptor complexes can be used for different applications, e.g., for a transdermal therapeutic system (TTS) or in biofunctional textiles. The aim of this study was the investigation of the influence of the different cyclodextrins on the cell proliferation using HaCaT keratinocytes as an in vitro test system. Moreover, the study was performed to find harmless and nontoxic cyclodextrin concentrations for dermal applications. By means of different independent in vitro tests could be confirmed that alpha-, beta-, and gamma-cyclodextrins in concentrations up to 0.1% (w/v) do not show any antiproliferative influence on HaCaT keratinocytes. Sometimes even proliferative effects could be found. However, all used cyclodextrins (besides gamma-cyclodextrin and its derivatives) in concentrations of 0.5 and 1% (w/v), respectively, exert a

  11. Encapsulation of electron donor-acceptor dyads in beta-cyclodextrin cavity: unusual planarization and enhancement in rate of electron-transfer reaction.

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    Hariharan, Mahesh; Neelakandan, Prakash P; Ramaiah, Danaboyina

    2007-10-18

    Interaction of beta-cyclodextrin (beta-CD) with a few novel electron donor acceptor dyads 1a-c and 2a-c, having aryl and flexible methylene spacer groups, has been investigated through photophysical, chiroptical, electrochemical, NMR, and microscopic techniques. Dyads 1a and 1c, with p-tolyl and biphenyl spacer groups, respectively, exhibited significantly decreased fluorescence quantum yields and lifetimes in the presence of beta-CD, while negligible changes were observed for dyad 1b with an o-tolyl spacer. In contrast, spacer-length-dependent significant enhancement in fluorescence quantum yields and lifetimes was observed for dyads 2a-c, with flexible polymethylene (n = 1, 3, 11) spacer groups. Association constants of beta-CD encapsulated complexes have been determined and the contrast behavior observed in these systems is explained through an electron transfer (kET) mechanism based on calculated favorable change in free energy (DeltaGET = -1.27 eV) and the redox species characterized through laser flash photolysis studies. Rates of kET have been estimated and are found to increase ca. 2-fold in the case of dyads 1a and 1c when encapsulated in beta-CD, while significantly decreased kET values were observed for the dyads 2a-c with flexible spacer (ca. 9-fold for 2c). As characterized through cyclic voltammetry, 2D NMR [correlated (COSY) and nuclear Overhauser enhancement (NOESY) spectroscopy], and laser flash photolysis studies, the beta-CD encapsulation of dyads with aliphatic spacer groups leads to the conformational unfolding of a sandwich type of structure, whereas dyads with rigid aryl spacer groups undergo unusual planarization as compared to the uncomplexed dyads, resulting in enhanced electron-transfer reaction between the donor and acceptor moieties.

  12. Solid dispersion of hydroxypropyl beta-cyclodextrin and ketorolac: enhancement of in-vitro dissolution rates, improvement in anti-inflammatory activity and reduction in ulcerogenicity in rats.

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    Nagarsenker, M S; Meshram, R N; Ramprakash, G

    2000-08-01

    Ketorolac, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, with strong analgesic activity. It is practically insoluble in water and has been implicated in causing gastrointestinal ulceration. This study describes the formulation of solid dispersions of ketorolac using hydroxypropyl beta-cyclodextrin (HPbeta-CyD) and beta-cyclodextin (beta-CyD) as carriers, to improve the aqueous solubility of the drug, thus enhancing its bioavailability. Also, reduction in ulcerogenicity was anticipated. Differential scanning calorimetry and X-ray diffraction studies indicated loss of crystalline nature of the drug, in the dispersions prepared with HPbeta-CyD. NMR studies revealed a strong interaction between drug and HPbeta-CyD. Solid dispersions of drug with beta-CyD retained the crystalline nature of the drug. All the solid dispersions showed a remarkable improvement in the rate and extent of dissolution of ketorolac. The kneaded dispersion with HPbeta-CyD prepared using a 1:1 alcohol-water mixture showed promise in reducing the ulcer-inducing effect of ketorolac in rats. Oral administration of this dispersion was found to inhibit carrageenan-induced paw oedema in rats to a significantly greater extent compared with ketorolac or its trometamol salt. Though beta-CyD as a carrier for ketorolac gave faster release of the poorly soluble drug, HPbeta-CyD proved to be superior to beta-CyD, as a carrier in the kneaded dispersion prepared using 1:1 alcohol-water mixture. These results suggest that solid dispersions of ketorolac with HPbeta-CyD aid in faster dissolution and better bioavailability of the drug. The higher solubility of the drug in the presence of HPbeta-CyD also reduces local gastrointestinal side-effects of the drug.

  13. One-step purification of epigallocatechin gallate from crude green tea extracts by isocratic hydrogen bond adsorption chromatography on beta-cyclodextrin substituted agarose gel media.

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    Xu, Jun; Zhang, Guifeng; Tan, Tianwei; Janson, Jan-Christer

    2005-09-25

    An oligomerized beta-cyclodextrin ligand coupled to brominated allyl-group substituted Sepharose HP has been used for the one-step purification of polyphenolic epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an important antioxidant, by isocratic hydrogen bond adsorption chromatography. With a sample load of 1.33 mg crude green tea polyphenolic extract per ml column packing and with water/ethanol/acetonitrile (57/30/13, v/v) as the optimum mobile phase, an EGCG purity of about 98% with a recovery of approximate 73% could be achieved by proper peak cutting. After about 10 sample applications, the column performance started to deteriorate but could be regenerated to its original function by cleaning with 0.35 M NaOH.

  14. The encapsulation of β-lapachone in 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex into liposomes: a physicochemical evaluation and molecular modeling approach.

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    Cavalcanti, Isabella M F; Mendonça, Elisângela A M; Lira, Mariane C B; Honrato, Sara B; Camara, Celso A; Amorim, Rosa V S; Mendes Filho, Josué; Rabello, Marcelo M; Hernandes, Marcelo Z; Ayala, Alejandro P; Santos-Magalhães, Nereide S

    2011-10-09

    The aim of this study was to encapsulate lapachone (β-lap) or inclusion complex (β-lap:HPβ-CD) in liposomes and to evaluate their physicochemical characteristics. In addition, the investigation of the main aspects of the interaction between β-lap and 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HPβ-CD), using both experimental and molecular modeling approaches was discussed. Furthermore, the in vitro drug release kinetics was evaluated. First, a phase solubility study of β-lap in HPβ-CD was performed and the β-lap:HPβ-CD was prepared by the freeze-drying technique. A 302-fold increase of solubility was achieved for β-lap in HPβ-CD solution with a constant of association K(1:1) of 961 M(-1) and a complexation efficiency of β-lap of 0.1538. (1)H NMR, TG, DSC, IR, Raman and SEM indicated a change in the molecular environment of β-lap in the inclusion complex. Molecular modeling confirms these results suggesting that β-lap was included in the cavity of HPβ-CD, with an intermolecular interaction energy of -23.67 kJ mol(-1). β-lap:HPβ-CD and β-lap-loaded liposomes presented encapsulation efficiencies of 93% and 97%, respectively. The kinetic rate constants of 183.95±1.82 μg/h and 216.25±2.34 μg/h were calculated for β-lap and β-lap:HPβ-CD-loaded liposomes, respectively. In conclusion, molecular modeling elucidates the formation of the inclusion complex, stabilized through hydrogen bonds, and the encapsulation of β-lap and β-lap:HPβ-CD into liposomes could provide an alternative means leading eventually to its use in cancer research.

  15. Encapsulation of Oregano (Origanum onites L.) Essential Oil in β-Cyclodextrin (β-CD): Synthesis and Characterization of the Inclusion Complexes.

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    Kotronia, Margarita; Kavetsou, Eleni; Loupassaki, Sofia; Kikionis, Stefanos; Vouyiouka, Stamatina; Detsi, Anastasia

    2017-09-09

    The aim of the present work was to study the encapsulation of Origanum onites L. essential oil (oregano EO) in β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) inclusion complexes (ICs), using the co-precipitation method. The formed β-CD-oregano EO ICs were characterized by diverse methods, such as Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), FT-IR spectroscopy, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). UV-Vis spectroscopy was used for the determination of the inclusion efficacy and the study of the encapsulated oregano EO release profile. The interactions between host (β-CD) and guest (oregano EO) in the formed ICs were proven by the FT-IR, DSC, TG and NMR analyses. The ICs, which derived from different batches, presented nanoscale size (531.8 ± 7.7 nm and 450.3 ± 11.5 nm, respectively), good size dispersion (0.308 ± 0.062 and 0.484 ± 0.029, respectively) and satisfactory stability in suspension (ζ-potential = -21.5 ± 1.2 mV and -30.7 ± 1.8 mV). Inclusion efficiency reached up to 26%, whereas the oregano EO release from the ICs followed a continuous delivery profile for up to 11 days, based on in vitro experiments. The formed ICs can find diverse applications, such as in the preparation of films for active packaging of food products, in personal care products for the improvement of their properties (e.g., antioxidant, antimicrobial, etc.), as well as in insect repellent products.

  16. Encapsulation of Oregano (Origanum onites L.) Essential Oil in β-Cyclodextrin (β-CD): Synthesis and Characterization of the Inclusion Complexes

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    Kotronia, Margarita; Kavetsou, Eleni; Loupassaki, Sofia; Vouyiouka, Stamatina; Detsi, Anastasia

    2017-01-01

    The aim of the present work was to study the encapsulation of Origanum onites L. essential oil (oregano EO) in β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) inclusion complexes (ICs), using the co-precipitation method. The formed β-CD–oregano EO ICs were characterized by diverse methods, such as Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), FT-IR spectroscopy, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). UV-Vis spectroscopy was used for the determination of the inclusion efficacy and the study of the encapsulated oregano EO release profile. The interactions between host (β-CD) and guest (oregano EO) in the formed ICs were proven by the FT-IR, DSC, TG and NMR analyses. The ICs, which derived from different batches, presented nanoscale size (531.8 ± 7.7 nm and 450.3 ± 11.5 nm, respectively), good size dispersion (0.308 ± 0.062 and 0.484 ± 0.029, respectively) and satisfactory stability in suspension (ζ-potential = −21.5 ± 1.2 mV and −30.7 ± 1.8 mV). Inclusion efficiency reached up to 26%, whereas the oregano EO release from the ICs followed a continuous delivery profile for up to 11 days, based on in vitro experiments. The formed ICs can find diverse applications, such as in the preparation of films for active packaging of food products, in personal care products for the improvement of their properties (e.g., antioxidant, antimicrobial, etc.), as well as in insect repellent products. PMID:28952553

  17. Inclusion complexation of isoprenaline and methyl dopa with α- and β-cyclodextrin nanocavities: Spectral and theoretical study

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    Rajendiran, N.; Thulasidhasan, J.; Saravanan, J.

    2014-03-01

    Inclusion complex formation of isoprenaline (ISOP) and methyldopa (MDOP) with α-CD and β-CD were investigated. Solid inclusion complex nanomaterials were characterized by SEM, TEM, FTIR, DSC, 1H NMR and XRD methods. Spectral results showed that single emission (monomer) noticed in aqueous solution where as dual emission (excimer) in CD. Both drugs formed 1:2 (CD-drug2) inclusion complexes with CDs. Time-resolved fluorescence studies show that single exponential decay observed in water whereas biexponential decay observed in CD. Nano-sized particles were found in ISOP/CD while vesicles were obtained in MDOP/CD complexes. DSC results revealed that the thermal stability of drugs was improved when it was included in the CD nanocavity. Based on PM3 calculations, the inclusion structure of ISOP/CD and MDOP/CD complexes were proposed. Thermodynamic parameters and binding affinity of complexation of CD were determined by PM3 method.