Creative carbohydrate chemistry

We are specialists in carbohydrate chemistry, offering a catalogue of carbohydrate molecules for R&D and CDMO services for complex carbohydrates in clinical development.

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Your Partner of Choice
for Carbohydrate products & CDMO services


Years experience


Complex Sugars

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Your leading provider of carbohydrate custom synthesis, analysis and GMP manufacturing

Dextra provide world leading innovative synthetic solutions for the total synthesis of challenging complex carbohydrates. From a few milligrams to multi kilogram scale our chemists offer unparalleled expertise in oligosaccharide and chiral chemistry taking your project from discovery to clinical trial.

Our catalogue offers a comprehensive source of carbohydrate products, exploiting the complexity and diversity of glycobiology.

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Our expert team specialise in the synthesis of carbohydrate molecules and related substances.


Providing creative solutions to challenging problems.


We prioritise meeting our customer’s timetable and expectations.


Extensive range of Carbohydrates

Supplying rare sugars, oligosaccharides and chiral molecules for medical research, diagnostics and pharmaceutical applications.

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Services we offer

Our expert team manage the life cycle of your project from discovery to clinical trial

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Discovery Chemistry

At Dextra, we understand drug development programs are complex, challenging and that it all begins with an effective discovery phase.

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Route Scouting

Our research and development team look for creative ways to prepare your compounds.

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Process Development

Experts in problem solving, optimisation and scale up, we look for innovative solutions to provide inherently robust and cost effective processes.

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Tox Batches

We understand the importance of manufacturing material with an impurity profile suitable for IND enabling studies.

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GMP Manufacturing

In our state of the art facility, we offer full GMP manufacturing to support phase 1 and 2 clinical trials.

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News & Events

Stay up to date with the latest news, events and publications of our group

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July 18, 2022

15th Bratislava Symposium on Saccharides

We are thrilled to announce that this year Dextra will take part at the 15th Bratislava Symposium on Saccharides as one of the main sponsors. It will a great...

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February 13, 2021

CPhI Worldwide 2021

We will be attending CPhI Worldwide in Milan, Italy on November 9th, 10th and 11th. Please arrange to meet with us by contacting us at [email protected] or alternatively find...

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February 7, 2021

Royal Society of Chemistry Carbohydrate Award 2021

Congratulations to Dr Gavin Miller as the recipient of the 2021 Royal Society of Chemistry Carbohydrate Award, recognising his research into creating new probes for chemical glycobiology and for...