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 (ə-glī′kōn′) or a·gly·con (-kŏn)
The nonsugar component of a glycoside that results from hydrolysis of the glycoside.

[a-, together (from Greek ha-; see haploid) + glyc(o)- + -one.]


(eɪˈɡlaɪkɒn) or


(Biochemistry) a chemical compound formed from a glycoside when a hydrogen atom replaces a glycosyl group
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Antioxidant and antiinflammatory activities of anthocyanins and their aglycon, cyanidin, from tart cherries.
3) Because of the absence of aglycon (cyanidin), the activity of glucosyl-3-transferase (Glu3T) is very high (100%).
A team at Yale, led by chemist Seth Herzon, managed to create the chemical called lomaiviticin aglycon, opening up new avenues of exploration into novel chemotherapies that could target cancer stem cells, thought to be the precursors to tumors in a number of different cancers including ovarian, brain, lung, prostate and leukemia.
In the case of astilbin, however, the sugar attached to aglycon is rhamnose, which is likely difficult to hydrolyze since there have been no reports on the existence of rhamnosidase in rat gut.
I learned that the ginsenosides that contain no sugar, called aglycon sapogenins, are the most effective ones for treating cancer.
Vancomycin is a cup-shaped molecule consisting of two sugars attached to a larger complex of amino acids known as the aglycon.
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Abeta(1-42) aggregates into non-toxic amyloid assemblies in the presence of the natural polyphenol oleuropein aglycon.
Isoflavone aglycon and glucoconjugate content of high-and low-soy U.
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of anthocyanins and their aglycon, cyanidin, from tart cherries.
The anthranoid compounds of Cascara are carried unabsorbed to the large intestine where the active aglycon is released by bacterial hydrolysis of the sugar.
Indeed, Yoshino and Murakami [27] reported that both rutin and its aglycon quercetin inhibited microsome peroxidation induced by Fe2+.