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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

/sal·i·cin/ (sal´ĭ-sin) a precursor of salicylic acid, contained in the bark of the willow and poplar, that is responsible for the antiinflammatory and antipyretic effects of willow bark.

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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In a 4-week salicin study in a group of individuals with back pain, researchers reported that a large number of patients found substantial relief.
Salicin, however, is not noted as possessing the antiplatelet effects of aspirin.
35: Bioisosteric nitrogen containing derivatives of salicyl alcohol; compound I [4-(2- hydroxybenzyl) morpholin-4-ium chloride], compound II [1,4-bis(2-hydroxybenzyl) piperazine-1,4-diium chloride], compound III [1-(2-hydroxybenzyl)piperidinium chloride], compound IV [4-carbamoyl-1-(2- hydroxybenzyl)piperidinium chloride], salicin, salicyl alcohol and acetyl salicylic acid.
In addition, the researchers asked 296 of the Africans sampled to perform "taste tests" of progressively more concentrated solutions of salicin and report when they could detect a bitter taste.
Screening and Identification of Salicin Compound from Desmodium gangeticum and its In vivo Anticancer Activity and Docking Studies with Cyclooxygenase (COX) Proteins from Mus musculus.
Joseph Buchner in Munich isolated crystals he called salicin in 1828, followed by Raffaele Piria producing the more potent salicylic acid in 1838.
Acid was produced from glucose, mannitol, inositol, sorbitol, sucrose, melibiose, esculin, lactose, salicin, xylose, adonitol, saccharose, trehalose cellobiose, raffinose and arabinose.
The bark of the Willow contains salicin, from which aspirin is derived.
Also, B anthracis is positive for nitrates and negative for acid production from glycerol, inulin, mannitol, and salicin.
Las pruebas morfologicas y fisiologicas utilizadas pora la metodologia tradicional fueron: pruebas de filamentizacion (tecnica de Dalmau) en Agar Tween 80 Crema, la fermentacion de azucares por la tecnica de Wickerham (glucosa, galactosa, lactosa, maltosa, sacarosa, trehalosa (2%),rafinosa (4%) y la asimilacion de carbohidratos por la tecnica auxonografica en placa (glucosa, celobiosa, galactosa, maltosa, sacarosa, lactosa, sorbosa, eritritol, trehalosa, rafinosa, inositol, xilosa, melibiosa, melezitosa, rhamnosa, manitol, glicerol, salicin, 1-arabinosa, L-metilD-glucosida, ac.
A los cocobacilos y bacilos Gram positivos se les sometio a las siguientes pruebas bioquimicas: Catalasa, Oxidasa, Verde Malaquita[R] para tincion de espora (Merck), Coagulasa, Rojo de Metilo, Voges Proskauer, Prueba de CAMP, metabolismo de azucares (Manitol, Trealosa, Arabinosa, Rhamnosa, Glucosa, Salicin, Dulcitol, Maltosa, Esculina) y aminoacido (Ornitina), Triple Azucar Hierro, Motilidad[R] (BBL, Becton Dickinson) e Indol.
Answers: 2010 - 1829 = 181 years since salicin could relieve pain; 2010 - 1994 = 16 years since it became illegal to claim an herbal product could cure a disease