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Definition of the noun Aglycone

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noun - plural: aglycones

  1. [organic chemistry] The non-sugar fragment of a glycoside.


Aglycone: An aglycone, or aglycon, is the compound remaining after the glycosyl group on a glycoside is replaced by a hydrogen atom.

  • also known as Aglycon

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Google previewPhytochemical and pharmacological evaluation of different fractions of Lannea grandis Engl (Family: Anacardiaceae) (2014)

by Sharmin Akhter

The aglycone is a molecule that is bioactive in its free form but inert until the glycoside bond is broken by water or enzymes. This mechanism allows the plant to defer the availability of the molecule to an appropriate time, similar to a safety lock ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

and a nonsugar (aglycone) on hydrolysis. They are produced naturally in plants ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

Conventionally the link is between a sugar and a nonsugar, thereby excluding polysaccharides; the sugar group is the glycone and the nonsugar group is the aglycone. Glycosides are often storage forms of molecules that are active only when ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Products, Supplement 4 (1997)

by John Buckingham

lnteroside B aglycone 140010 CH3 ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

aglycone. A nonsugar hydrolytic product of a glycoside. See glycoside. agmatine. (2-(4-aminobutyl)guanidine; 4(aminobutyl)guanidine; 1-amino-4-guanidobutane) ...

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Aglycone Meaning

Video shows what aglycone means. The non-sugar fragment of a glycoside.. Aglycone Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of A1G2L1Y4C3O1N1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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