Solubilization of lanthanide ions by cyclodextrins in basic aqueous solutions

Morio Yashiro, Sachiko Miyama, Tohru Takarada, Makoto Komiyama

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Cyclodextrins form complexes with lanthanide ions in basic aqueous solutions. This complex formation in basic solution dramatically enhances the solubility of lanthanide ions, which are otherwise insoluble due to the formation of hydroxide gels. Solutions of the γ-cyclodextrin-Ce3+ complex effectively hydrolyze 2′-deoxyadenosine-5′-monophosphate to 2′-deoxyadenosine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)393-397
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Inclusion Phenomena and Molecular Recognition in Chemistry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Food Science
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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