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sal·i·cin

(sal'i-sin),
A glucoside of o-hydroxybenzylalcohol, obtained from the bark of several species of Salix (willow) and Populus (poplar); salicin is hydrolyzed to glucose and saligenin (salicyl alcohol); formerly used in rheumatoid arthritis.

salicin

(săl′ĭ-sĭn)
n.
A bitter glucoside, C13H18O7, obtained mainly from the bark of poplar and willow trees and formerly used as an analgesic.
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She carried out biochemical characterization and found that all isolates were positive for oxidase, catalase, indole production, nitrate reduction and fermentation of lactose, mannitol, sucrose and mannose while negative for citrate utilization and fermentation of maltose, arabinose, lactose, dulcitol, salicin and trehalose.
But its active ingredient is salicin, which has an antiinflammatory effect and is derived from willow trees.
The active ingredient in aspirin, acetyl salicylic acid, is a synthetic derivative of the compound salicin, which occurs naturally in plants, notably the willow tree.
Endoglucanase and [beta]-glucosidase activities were determined using carboxymethyl cellulose and salicin (2-[hydroxymethyl]-phenyl-[beta]-D-glucopyranoside) as substrates, respectively.
Willow bark, an ancient remedy, which is used to treat fevers and arthritic complaints, has often been referred to as "nature's aspirin." Salicin is its active ingredient.
It contains tannins and salicin, a plant salicylate.
Salicin is chemically interrelated to aspirin and possesses almost comparable pharmacological activities.
Characteristics Bacterial strain GSM2 Catalase - Oxidase + Urease + Citrate utilization - Nitrate reduction + Glucose + Adonitol + Lactose - Sorbitol + Esculin hydrolysis - Xylose - Maltose + Fructose + Galactose - Raffinose - Trehalose + Melibiose - Sucrose + L-Arabinose + Mannose + Inulin + Sodium gluconate + Glycerol + Salicin + Dulcitol + Inositol + Mannitol [+] Arabitol + Erythritol [+] [alpha]-Methyl-D-glucoside + Rhamnose + Cellobiose + Melezitose + [alpha]-Methyl-D-mannoside - Xylitol - ONPG - D-Arabinose + Malonate utilization + Sorbose - +: positive, [+]: weakly positive, and -: negative.
Figure 4(s) shows that the binding energy calculation (PBSA Model Solvent) of COX-LCID442384 complexes (-28.386 [+ or -] 1.102 Kcal x [mol.sup.-1]) was smaller than the COX-2_QD442384 complexes (-16.215 [+ or -] 0.985 Kcal x [mol.sup.-1]) and also ligands CID6432585, CID3080622, CID10955174, and CID56928117 The similar research, docking studies ligand salicin compound from D.
The current work examines the related gene TAS2R16, which codes for a molecular receptor that binds salicin. Salicin is a chemical found naturally in willow bark, the source of aspirin.
It is catalase-positive, oxidase-negative, arabinose-negative, arginine-positive, it reduces nitrates to nitrites, blackens esculin iron agar and produces acid with darabitol, cellobiose, maltose, D-mannitol, D-mannose, salicin and trehalose.
PCL triol ([M.sub.n] ~ 900 g/mol), methyl [alpha]-D-glucopyranoside (Me[alpha]DGlu, [greater than or equal to]99%), 2-(hydroxymethyl)phenyl-[beta]-D-glucopyranoside (salicin, p-toluenesullonic acid (p-TsOH, [greater than or equal to]98.5%), Amberlyst-15 (Amb15), terephthalalcle-hyde (TPhA, 99%), [alpha]-bromoisobutyryl bromide (BriBuBr, 98%), triethylamine (TEA, >99%), anhydrous tetrahydro-furane (THF, 99.9%), 4,4'-dinonyl-2,2'-dipyriclyl (dNdpy, 97%), and copper (II) chloride (Cu[Cl.sub.2] >99%) were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich and used without purification.