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aglycon

 [a-gli´kon]
the noncarbohydrate group of a glycoside molecule.

a·gly·con

, aglycone, pl.

a·gly·ca

(ā-glī'kon, ā-glī'kōn, ā-glī'că),
The noncarbohydrate portion of a glycoside (for example, digoxigenin).
[G. a- priv. + glykys, sweet]

aglycon

/agly·con/ (a-gli´kon) the noncarbohydrate group of a glycoside molecule.

aglycon

, aglycone (a-glī′kon″) (a-glī′kōn″) [ ¹an- + glyco- + -one]
An isoflavone attached to the chemical structure of digitalis glycosides. It is responsible for the cardiotonic activity of those agents.
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In the biosynthesis of these compounds, the glycosidic bonds cannot be formed by the direct dehydration reactions of saccharide units and its aglycon parts.
There is some evidence that flavonoids in their glycon form seem to be more inhibitory effect on rotavirus infectivity than flavonoids in their aglycon form (120).
The strength of its formulas along with its standardization is vitally important because the effectiveness of aglycon sapogenins is dose-dependent.
When the researchers damaged the aglycon portion of the vancomycin derivative, rendering it unable to bind, the altered molecule still killed bacteria effectively.
With the successful synthesis of 4a-c in mind, we decided investigate others aglycons in the hex-2-enopyranoside structure.
This speculation has been supported by several lines of evidence, such as 1) unmodified glycans are poorly glucosylated by UGGT, 2) M9 containing n-propyl, a modestly hydrophobic aglycon, was marginally reactive, and 3) the reactivity of M9-MTX was markedly attenuated when it was conjugated with DHFR.
Isoflavone aglycon and glucoconjugate content of high-and low-soy U.
Abeta(1-42) aggregates into non-toxic amyloid assemblies in the presence of the natural polyphenol oleuropein aglycon.
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of anthocyanins and their aglycon, cyanidin, from tart cherries.
The anthranoid compounds of Cascara are carried unabsorbed to the large intestine where the active aglycon is released by bacterial hydrolysis of the sugar.
The stability depends on many factors, such as pH, temperature, and the nature of the aglycon (15).
Indeed, Yoshino and Murakami [27] reported that both rutin and its aglycon quercetin inhibited microsome peroxidation induced by Fe2+.