Dextra was founded in 1989 in Reading (UK) to provide carbohydrate synthesis and analytical services to the scientific research community. Since then, the company has gained a world-wide reputation for the supply of rare sugars, oligosaccharides and chiral molecules for medical research, diagnostics and pharmaceutical applications. Dextra has successfully achieved ISO9001:2008 registration for its activities.
We aim to provide a comprehensive service in the synthesis, analysis and manufacture of carbohydrates. We are happy to respond to enquiries in all aspects of carbohydrate chemistry. With over 1000 complex sugars available, we are the most comprehensive source of products for exploiting the complexity and diversity of glycobiology.