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n.1.(Chem.) A glycoside, related to salicin, found in the bark of certain species of the poplar (Populus), and extracted as a sweet white crystalline substance.
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Fagioli S, Castellano C, Oliverio A, Pavone F, Populin R, Toffano G.
Luis Populin, a professor of anatomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, conducted the study.
2%), including salicin and its derivatives salicortin, fragilin, populin, triandrin and vimaln; tannins--mainly catechin; some gallotannins and condensed tannins (pyrocyanidins) and 1-4% flavonoids including isoquercitrin and naringin and its glucosides.
They include: glucosides, such as salicin, populin, tremuloidin, salireposide, and grandidentatin; acids such as benzoic and p-hydroxybenzoic; and phenols, such as salicyl alcohol and catechol[9].