- any of an extensive group of compounds that yield glucose and some other substance or substances when treated with a dilute acid or decomposed by a ferment or enzyme.
Origin of glucoside
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It is a glucoside, yielding on boiling with dilute acids a sugar.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
Contains the glucoside digitalin and other active principles.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Emulsine has the property of being able to hydrolyse the glucoside amygdalin to glucose, benzaldehyde, and hydrocyanic acid.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
He showed that the fustin-tannide could be decomposed by acetic acid into tannic acid and a glucoside, fustin C46H42O21.
Fisetin was also found as a glucoside compound in Rhus rhodanthema by Perkin.
- biochem any of a large group of glycosides that yield glucose on hydrolysis
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- A glycoside, the sugar component of which is glucose.
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- A glycoside in which the sugar component is glucose.
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