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Any of a group of organic compounds, occurring abundantly in plants, that yield a sugar and one or more nonsugar substances on hydrolysis.

[glycose, a monosaccharide (variant of glucose) + -ide.]

gly′co·sid′ic (-sĭd′ĭk) adj.


(Chemistry) any of a group of substances, such as digitoxin, derived from monosaccharides by replacing the hydroxyl group by another group. Many are important medicinal drugs. See also glucoside
glycosidic adj


(ˈglaɪ kəˌsaɪd)

any of the class of compounds that yield a sugar and an aglycon upon hydrolysis.
[1925–30; alter. of glucoside, with y from glyco-]
gly`co•sid′ic (-ˈsɪd ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.glycoside - a group of compounds derived from monosaccharides
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
glucoside - a glycoside derived from glucose
nucleoside - a glycoside formed by partial hydrolysis of a nucleic acid
strophanthin - a bitter and very toxic glycoside derived from plants of the genus Strophanthus; in moderate doses it is a cardiac stimulant but in larger doses it is a powerful poison; used in Africa as an arrow poison


, glycoside
n. glucósido, compuesto natural o sintético que al hidrolizarse libera azúcar.
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Stevia's sweetness is extracted by steeping dried stevia leaves in water, then filtering the sweet glycoside compounds out of the liquid.
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When high purity stevia extracts first came on the market, they contained primarily Reb A -- the most abundant steviol glycoside in the stevia leaf.
Selection of an appropriate glycosyl donor is of great importance in planning strategies for glycoside syntheses (Fig.
That delete function, supplied by parts of the enzymes known as glycoside hydrolase domains, normally helps correct mistakes or prevents buildup of the sugar chains inside bacterial cells, Howell says.
Chromatograms were compared to six standard reference materials: one flavonol glycoside (rutin), three aglycones (quercetin, kaempferol and isorhamnetin), and two isoflavones (genestin and genistein).
The capacity of Mv, Mv-3-glc, Mv-3-gal, and the glycoside mixture on decreasing XO protein level and increasing SOD and HO-1 protein levels further confirmed that blueberry anthocyanins are a potential source of antioxidants.
Among these eight diterpene glycosides stevioside is major constituent (3-18 per cent in dry leaves) and the sweetest glycoside that is 300-350 times sweeter than sugar followed by rebaudioside A (4-13 per cent in dry leaves).
The majority of mutations that confer amino glycoside resistance lead directly or indirectly to alterations in the amino glycoside binding pockets of the ribosome, which prevent drug binding but preserve ribosome function as occurs with mutations in the rpsL, rrs, and gidB genes.
There is also data in literature about steviol glycoside derivatives that show gibberellins-like activity [3].
By the completion of fermentation (dejuicing), the total glycoside concentration had increased by an average of 388% and 296% for the control and delestage wines, respectively.