In chemistry, a glycoside (pron) is a molecule in which a sugar is bound to a non-carbohydrate moiety, usually a small organic molecule. Glycosides play numerous important roles in living organisms. Many plants store chemicals in the form of inactive glycosides. These can be activated by enzyme hyd...
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[n] - a group of compounds derived from monosaccharides
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an organic substance which may be broken into two parts, one of which is always sugar
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A plant compound containing one or more alcohols or sugars and a biologically active compound. The sugar part is called a glycone, the other stuff is called an aglycone. The important things to remember about some glycosides is that they may pass through much of the intestinal tract, with the hydrol...
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A derivative of glucose (or another sugar) in which one hydrogen atom is replaced by an organic radical. (= Glucosinolate.)
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<biochemistry> Any compound that contains a carbohydrate molecule (sugar), particularly any such natural product in plants, convertible, by hydrolytic cleavage, into sugar and a nonsugar component (aglycone) and named specifically for the sugar contained, as glucoside (glucose), pentoside (pen...
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(gli´ko-sīd) any compound containing a carbohydrate molecule (sugar), particularly any such natural product in plants. It can be converted by cleavage of the molecule into a sugar and a nonsugar component. cardiac glycoside any of a group of glycosides occurring in certain plan...
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any of a wide variety of naturally occurring substances in which a carbohydrate portion, consisting of one or more sugars or a uronic acid (i.e., a ... [2 related articles]
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any compound that contains a carbohydrate molecule (sugar), particularly any such natural product in plants, convertible, by hydrolytic cleavage, into sugar and a nonsugar component (aglycone), and named specifically for the sugar contained, as glucoside (glucose), pentoside (pentose), fructoside (f...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: glī′kō-sīd Definitions: 1. Condensation product of a sugar with any other radical involving the loss of the OH of the hemiacetal or hemiketal of the sugar, leaving the anomeric carbon as the link; thus, condensation through the carbon with an alcohol, w...
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1) A group of compounds derived from monosaccharides 2) Organic compound
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