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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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The early herbalists used the plant as a standard treatment for gangrene, sores, dislocated joints, fistulas, the overgrown liver, and wounds; it contains a remarkable set of compounds for such an insignificant plant principally iridoids, glycosides, anthroquinones, phenols and mono and triterpenes.
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This finding was consistent with previous reports, with symptoms typically starting 4-6 hours after ingesting a meal, as the cyanide is released upon digestion of the cyanogenic glycosides (6).
Phytochemical analysis showed the presence of anthraquinones, reducing sugar, tannins, saponins, flavonoids, alkaloids and cardiac glycosides. Analysis of anthelmintic activity exhibited that bark extract of S.
Cargill and Royal DSM have partnered in a new joint venture, Avansya, to produce highly sought-after, sweet-tasting molecules, such as steviol glycosides Reb M and Reb D through fermentation, giving food and beverage manufacturers a scalable, sustainable, and low cost-in-use solution.
To the concentrate of glacial acetic acid, few drops of [Fecl.sub.3] and concentrated [H.sub.2]S[O.sub.4] were included and watched for the reddish-brown coloration at the intersection of two layers, and the bluish green color in the upper layer demonstrates the nearness of cardiac glycosides.
caudatus is rich in chemicals known as flavonoid glycosides, which can reduce blood glucose levels by inhibiting alpha-glucosidase, an intestinal enzyme involved in glucose uptake in the gut.
Meanwhile, products using purely coconut sap sugar and purely steviol glycosides were exempt from the excise tax, as long as these 'comply with specifications as stated in the Philippine National Standard/Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Products Standards 76:2010 ICS 67.180 or latest updated standards' in the case of coconut sap sugar, the BIR said.
Phytochemical screening showed that flavonoids, alkaloids, phenols, anthraquinones, glycosides, tannins, phenols and saponins are present in the extract.