glycoside

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a group of compounds derived from monosaccharides

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The ingestion of cyanide or a cyanogenic glycoside can trigger off a lot of toxic manifestations.
Dement and Mooney (1974) reported that cyanogenic glycoside accumulation in Heteromeles arbutifolia leaves was at its maximum levels during the warm, moist months of spring and summer, when nitrogen is most available.
Elderberry is generally a non-toxic plant however it contains cyanogenic glycosides that are converted to hydrogen cyanide during digestion; the consumption of immature plants or high quantities of fruits may cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
The stems, leaves, and seeds of apples, cherries, peaches, and apricots contain cyanogenic glycosides that can cause vomiting and loss of appetite when eaten in large amounts.
The cyanogenic glycosides linamarin and lotaustralin are known to be precursor compounds to the liberation of HCN on hydrolysis in cassava tissues.
The research has shown that the concentration of cyanogenic glycosides, which break down to release toxic hydrogen cyanide, increased in plants in elevated CO2.