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

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July 15, 2024

EuChemS Chemistry Congress

From July 7th to 11th, 9th EuChemS Chemistry Congress was held in the vibrant city of Dublin. The EuChemS Chemistry Congress featured an exciting scientific programme with world-leading plenary...

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February 22, 2024

Glycosyltransferases in Colorectal Cancer

Glycosylation in CRC can affect cell migration, cell-cell adhesion, actin polymerization, mitosis, cell membrane repair, apoptosis, cell differentiation, stemness regulation, intestinal mucosal barrier integrity, immune system regulation, T cell...

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November 6, 2023

Royal Society of Chemistry Autumn Meeting 2023

On November 1st and 2nd, it was held in Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (University of Manchester) the 2023 edition of the Royal Society of Chemistry autumn meeting. Dextra was one the...