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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]

aglycone

/agly·cone/ (a-gli´kōn) aglycon.

aglycone

(ə-glī′kōn′) or

aglycon

(-kŏn)
n.
The nonsugar component of a glycoside that results from hydrolysis of the glycoside.

aglycone

the noncarbohydrate portion of a glycoside molecule.
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The chromatographic properties of compound V showed that it was an aglycone.
Whether flavonoids are present in aglycone or glycoside form can have profound impact on their pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic characteristics (Murato and Terao, 2003; Walle, 2004), with obvious potential implications for the safety and efficacy of the product.
The rate of increase of CNP corresponded to the decrease of GalG2CNP; the other aglycone fragments (G2CNP and G1CNP) did not appear.
Characterisation of phenolic and secoiridoid aglycones present in virgin olive oil by gas chromatography-chemical ionisation mass spectrometry.
Dramatic chemical changes were found that the contents of 4 flavonoid aglycones remarkably increased while those of 7 glycosides significantly reduced which suggested that sulfurumigation induced flavonoid glycosides transformed into aglycons by hydrolysis reaction.
However, it is interesting to note that diosmin is hydrolyzed by enzymes of the intestinal microflora before absorption of its aglycone diosmetin in vivo (Campanero et al.
Osteogen ic effects of flavonoid aglycones from an osteoprotective fraction of Deynaria fortunei--an in vitro efficacy study.
glucuronic acid and sulphate) to give the aglycone fragment ion (Prasain and Barnes 2007).
Sutovsky also draws attention to the fact that Solbar's products contain high levels of genistin and genistein in a glycoside conjugate to aglycone ratio that matches the profile of isoflavones as they naturally occur in the soybean.
A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 24-month trial was conducted to assess the effects of daily supplementation with 80 or 120 mg of soy hypocotyl aglycone isoflavones, plus calcium and vitamin D, on bone changes in 403 postmenopausal women.