Characterization of the inclusion complex of zerumbone with hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin

Eltayeb E.M. Eid, Ahmad Bustamam Abdul, Fakhr Eldin O. Suliman, Mohd A. Sukari, A. Rasedee, Safa S. Fatah
  • Carbohydrate Polymers, February 2011, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2010.10.033

Zerumbone - hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

What is it about?

Preparation of Zerumbone inclusion complex with hydroxy-propyl-β-cyclodextrin, and characterizing it by several experimental and theoretical methods. The freeze dried complex was tested for activity against cancer cells and was found to show reasonable activity.

Why is it important?

A potential drug for cancer.


Professor FakhrEldin O. Suliman
Sultan Qaboos University

This is a well presented paper and contains remarkable results that are useful to chemistry as well as biomedical researchers.

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