PhD Thesis

Helen Sjögren, “Polypeptides – Structures and Interactions in Monolayers and Aqueous Solutions”, Lund Univ., 2005.

Caroline Ericsson, “Alkylglycoside Surfactants – Self-Assembly, Solid-State Properties and Interactions with Hydrophobic Molecules”, Lund Univ., 2005.

David Svensson, “Enzymatic Synthesis of Alkyl Glycosides”, Lund Univ., 2009.


Scientific articles

Svensson, D. ; Ulvenlund, S. ; Adlercreutz, P. (2004) ”A Novel Enzymatic Method for the Synthesis of Long Carbohydrate Chain Alkyl Glycosides Catalysed by Cyclodextrin Glycosyltransferase (CGTase).” Biotech Bioeng., 104, 854.

Ekelund K, Osth K, Påhlstorp C, Björk E, Ulvenlund S, Johansson F., (2005) “Correlation Between Epithelial Toxicity and Surfactant Structure as Derived From the Effects of Polyethyleneoxide Surfactants on Caco2 Cell Monolayers and Pig Nasal Mucosa.” J. Pharmaceutical Sci. 94, 730.


Svensson, D. ; Ulvenlund, S. ; Adlercreutz, P. (2009) ” Novel Enzymatic Route to Alkyl Glycosides Having Oligomeric Head Groups.”Green Chemistry, 11, 1222.


Svensson, D. and Adlercreutz, P. Characterisation of a glycosylated alkyl polyglycoside produced by a cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase by HPLC–ELSD and –MS. (2011) J Chromatogr. B, 879, 1857– 1860.


Svensson, D. and Adlercreutz, P. (2011) Immobilisation of CGTase for continuous production of long-carbohydrate-chain alkyl glycosides. Control of product distribution by flow rate adjustment. J. Mol. Catal. B: Enzymatic 69, 147-153.


Rather, M.Y., Nordberg Karlsson, E., Adlercreutz, P. (2015) Complexation of alkyl glycosides with α-cyclodextrin can have drastically different effects on their conversion by glycoside hydrolases. J Biotechnol. 200:52-8.


Rather, MY, Ara KZG, Nordberg Karlsson E, Adlercreutz P. (2015) Characterization of cyclodextrin glycosyltransferases (CGTases) and their application for synthesis of alkyl glycosides with oligomeric head group. Process Biochemistry, 50(5): 722-728 available on-line doi:10.1016/j.procbio.2015.02.016.


Börner, T., Roger, K., Adlercreutz, P. (2014) Hydrophobic complexation promotes enzymatic surfactant synthesis from alkyl glucoside/ cyclodextrin mixtures. ACS Catal. 4, 2623-2634


Zehentgruber, D., Lundemo, P., Svensson, D., and Adlercreutz, P. (2011) Substrate complexation and aggregation influence the cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase (CGTase) catalyzed synthesis of alkyl glycosides. J. Biotechnol. 155, 232-235