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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.
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(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
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(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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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, glycoside
n. glucósido, compuesto natural o sintético que al hidrolizarse libera azúcar.
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The mechanical stress is capable of breaking the glycosidic bonds of the fibrous matrix, increasing the soluble fiber content, often used as a prebiotic (VITAGLIONE et al., 2008).
Polygalacturonase is a de-polymerizing enzyme which catalyze [alpha]-1,4 glycosidic linkage in pectin chain to yield galacturonic acid units (Kim et al., 2017).
Polysaccharides include long monosaccharide chains in which the monosaccharide units are bound by glycosidic linkages.
The catalytic domain is necessary for hydrolysis of [beta]-1, 4 glycosidic bonds linking the N-acetyl glucosamine subunits of chitin (15).
Type II pullulanase also known as amylopullulanase hydrolyzes [alpha]-1,6 glycosidic bonds in pullulan and [alpha]-1,6 as well as [alpha]-1,4 glycosidic bonds in starch.
As the molecular structures of CTA and CS are based on the cellulosic backbones composed of monosaccharide units linked by [beta]-1,4 glycosidic linkages, their FTIR spectra are similar.
Such fact can be attributed to the presence of D-galactopyranose and D-mannopyranose, respectively, revealing the coexistence of glycosidic bonds [17,18].
OsLu present different structural features as compared to GOS, highlighting the presence of a molecule of fructose instead of glucose at the reducing unit, although additional compositional differences may also rely on the degree of polymerization, anomeric configuration, isomer composition, and/or types of glycosidic linkage.