Catalog Number: 0708
Alternate Names: HBC, Hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin
Biological Activity
The most widely used modified cyclodextrin, the lipophilic cavity formed by 7 glucose units. Drug solubility in water is greatly enhanced by complexing with HBC.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. The effects of cyclodextrins on the disposition of intravenously injected drugs in the rat.
    Pharm.Res., 1991;8:380
  2. Hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin: preparation and characterisation; effects on solubility of drugs.
    Pitha et al.
    Int.J.Pharmacol., 1986;29:73

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 2-Hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin include:

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  1. Orexin 1 receptors are a novel target to modulate panic responses and the panic brain network.
    Authors: Johnson Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012;107:733

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