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cy·a·no·gen·ic

(sī'an-ō-jen'ik),
Capable of producing hydrocyanic acid; said of plants such as sorghum, Johnson grass, arrowgrass, and wild cherry that may cause cyanide poisoning in herbivorous animals.

cyanogenic

producing cyanide compounds, as does the clover.
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The epidemiologic, traceback, and laboratory investigations indicated that this outbreak of cyanide poisoning resulted from eating cassava with a high cyanogenic content.
The presence of cyanogenic glycosides was not found in any of the analyzed species, but in some species the presence of saponins was recorded (Table 2).
Concentrations of alkaloids, cyanogenic glycosides, polyphenols and saponins in selected medicinal plants from Ecuador and their relationship with acute toxicity against Artemia salina.
Drying and processing protocols affect the quantification of cyanogenic glucosides in forage sorghum.
Vegetables with goitrogenic effect contain thioglycosides or cyanogenic glycosides.
Cyanide, in the form of cyanogenic glycosides (cyanide bound to a sugar molecule), is typically present in the vegetative tissues, fruits, and seeds of species in the genus Prunus (family Rosaceae), and might defend seeds against predation (Levin, 1976; Swain et al., 1992; Haque and Bradbury, 2002).
Tapioca starch is a cyanogenic glucoside called linamarin that when consumed is converted by the normal gut microflora to hydrogen cyanide.
edulis leaves are rich in phenolic compounds, alkaloids, cyanogenic glycosides, monoterpenes and saponins (LORENZI and MATOS, 2002), which inhibit RNA extraction (BITENCOURT et al., 2011).
sepium have been isolated high in tannins, saponins, coumarins, cyanogenic glycosides, nitrates, protease inhibitor, fitohemoglutininas and phytic acid (9) and C.
Neuroprotective activity of galloylated cyanogenic glucosides and hydrolysable tannins isolated from leaves of Phyllagathis rotundifolia.
The screening was done to determine the presence of bioactive chemical components in the two plant samples such as alkaloids, antraquinones, cyanogenic glycosides, unsaturated sterols, flavonoids and saphonins according to the standard protocols described previously [2, 6, 15].