News

New CycloLab product list

News 10 May, 2017
CycloLab is delighted to present the freshly established product list that contains an even wider range of products than presented on the website and some clarification on the nature and uses of members in each product category. The full list is available to download as a pdf here.
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April issue of Cyclodextrin News

News 8 May, 2017
April issue of Cyclodextrin News has been uploaded to our website. The editorial is now on " Cyclodextrin-assisted reconstitution of membrane proteins”.

View the current issue here.
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CycloLab in the top 12 Manufacturers of Cyclodextrins

News 31 January, 2017
Worldwide Cyclodextrin Market Analysis and Forecasts 2017 has been compiled and now available. This report studies Cyclodextrin in Global market, especially in North America, Europe, China, Japan, Southeast Asia and India, focuses on top manufacturers in global market, with capacity, production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer.
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Clinical Study of HPBCD in Patients with NPC Disease at Karolinska University Hospital

News 21 December, 2016
CTD Holdings, Inc. received the approval of Swedish Medical products Agency to conduct a Phase I/II clinical trial evaluating intravenous application of Trappsol® Cyclo™ in patients with Niemann Pick type C (NPC) disease, a rare and fatal illness manifested in neurodegenerative, genetic lisosomal lipid metabolism disorder [1]. In addition to this Phase I/II study is being conducted in Europe, a US Phase I study will be started soon. The first patients are expected to be enrolled in the first quarter of 2017.
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Re-evaluation of β-cyclodextrin (E 459) as a food additive

News 21 December, 2016
The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS) re-evaluated β-cyclodextrin (E 459) as a food additive. The Panel concluded that, based on the available toxicological database, there is no reason to revise the current ADI of 5 mg/kg bw per day for β-cyclodextrin.
 
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4628/full
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Culture of Chemistry

News 30 November, 2016
The book includes specially selected articles that previously appeared in The Chemical Intelligencer magazine published in the period of 1995–2000 [1]. Excerpts of these Editor's choice chapters chronicle the culture and history of chemistry, featuring great chemists and discoverers.
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With the help of cyclodextrins NASA prepares for first-ever in-space DNA sequencing experiment

News 30 November, 2016
Minion developed by Oxford Nanopore arrived to the international orbiting lab to start with the first-ever in-space DNA sequencer experiment. The MinION is a handheld device that weighs 120 g.
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Special Issue on Cyclodextrins

News 4 November, 2016
International Journal of Pharmaceutics will publish a special issue on cyclodextrins and cyclodextrin derivatives in drug development. This issue will contain reviews and original scientific papers that are focused on Professor Duchêne’s
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Study on Captisol Enabled Melphalan

News 12 October, 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine if the investigators can achieve a certain level of Captisol Enabled Melphalan that would be best to use in treating Multiple Myeloma and AL Amyloidosis. It is in the recruiting phase.
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3rd CYCLON-HIT Summer School

News 12 October, 2016
The 3rd CYCLON-HIT Summer School dedicated to „Photoactivable antbacterials: from basic concept to practical approaches” has been recently held in Bologna (September 26–28, 2016). The school organiozed by Ilse Manet (ISOF-CNR) and Salvatore Sortino (University of Catania) teaches the photophysical and photochemical principles and gives several examples of cyclodextrin applications in photodynamic therapy. The final program can be seen here:
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ENCAPSULATONS - New book from Academic Press

News 1 August, 2016
Volume 2 in the series of "Nanotechnology in the Agri-food Industry” with the title "Encapsulations” (edited by A.M. Grumezescu) has been recently published. It contains several chapters on cyclodextrin complexation of flavors and aromas.
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Alpha-CD tablets for animals

News 1 August, 2016
The recently marketed veterinary formulation is useful for improving the digestion of cats and dogs.
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György Kéri passed away

News 26 July, 2016
The world-wide recognized biochemist, Professor of Semmelweis University, György Kéri (66) passed away on 20th July after a long fight against an incurable disease. His outstanding research in the field of cell signaling therapy and related pharmaceuticals made him famous among professionals
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Global and Chinese Cyclodextrin Industry – 2016

News 15 July, 2016
Several professional and in-depth studies on the current state of various cyclodextrin industries with a focus on the Chinese market can be purchased from Reports Express. The following market research reports are available:
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18ICS finished with success

News 15 June, 2016
With about 80 participants from 15 countries the 18th International Cyclodextrin Symposium held on 18-21 May in Gainesville, USA was concluded with success.
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Internet web site on cyclodextrins

News 2 May, 2016
Ars Technica, web site on technology news (founded in Cambridge, Massachussetts) has published a paper on the latest findings of cyclodextrins on atherosceloris with the title: “Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents”.*
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SBEBCD for FDA-Approved Cannabinoid-based Medications

News 1 February, 2016
Virio Health, LLC announced that it has entered into exclusive license and supply agreement with Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for Captisol to be used for the development of cannabinoid-based medications.
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Meridian Lab Announced Positive Outcome from Pre-NDA Meeting with FDA

News 1 February, 2016
Meridian Labs is a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on the development of cancer treatments through formulation improvements.
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Cyclodextrins on the Cover of Nature

News 1 February, 2016
Novel porous βCD polymer was prepared and used for rapid removal of organic micropollutants from water. The crosslinking agent, tetrafluoroterephthalonitrile ensures rigid structure and high porosity improving the availability of the CD rings within the structure.
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Breakthrough Therapy designation to HPBCD of Vtesse

News 1 February, 2016
Vtesse, Inc, a rare disease company, announced that FDA granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to VTS-270 (a proprietary form of HPBCD) for the treatment of children with Niemann-Pick Disease Type C (NPC).
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Events

Meet us at HPLC 2017 in Prague

Events 19 May, 2017
Our collegues will attend the upcoming HPLC 2017 conference from June 18th in Prague and give inspiring talks about the about the current trends of using cyclodextrins for analytical purposes in topics like HPLC, CE, chiral analysis, single isomer cyclodextrins etc. If you are interested to meet us and discuss collaboration opportunities, please, let us know.
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4th Workshop of CYCLON-Hit Marie Curie Initial Training Network

Events 30 April, 2017
4th Workshop of CYCLON-Hit Marie Curie Initial Training Network was held on May 3-4, 2017 in Gothenburg on
Optical microscopy in life science – from basics to state of the art.
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Deadline for abstract submission is coming soon

Events 30 March, 2017
The deadline for abstract submisiion for the 5th European Conference on Cyclodextrins is 14 April.
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