The bitter principle, known as gentianin, is a glucoside, soluble in water and alcohol.
Contains the glucoside digitalin and other active principles.
Rutin (or rutinic acid), according to Weiss, is a glucoside which exists in the form of fine needles, bright yellow in color.
Emulsine has the property of being able to hydrolyse the glucoside amygdalin to glucose, benzaldehyde, and hydrocyanic acid.
Scillain, or Scillitin, a glucoside which has been separated from the bulbs of the common squill.
He showed that the fustin-tannide could be decomposed by acetic acid into tannic acid and a glucoside, fustin C46H42O21.
Glycyrrhizin is a glucoside which splits up into glucose, a substance closely akin to sugar, and glycyrretin, a bitter substance.
Fisetin was also found as a glucoside compound in Rhus rhodanthema by Perkin.
Saponarin, a glucoside found in Saponaria officinalis, is a related compound.
Even the common linseed contains a glucoside which breaks up into sugar, prussic acid, and a ketone.
glucoside glu·co·side (glōō'kə-sīd')
A glycoside, the sugar component of which is glucose.