A recent review of Jicsinszky et al. (2021) gave an overview on cyclodextrins’ benefits and limitations in various antiviral drug formulations discussing also the intrinsic antiviral effect of CDs.
This review compares the molecular lipophilic potential of the most often studied CD derivatives showing the most ampiphilic character by SBECD:
The paper was reviewed on the Cyclodextrin News blog.
László Jicsinszky, Katia Martina, Giancarlo Cravotto (2021) Cyclodextrins in the antiviral therapy, Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 64, 102589, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jddst.2021.102589.