glycoside

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a group of compounds derived from monosaccharides

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Quantification of cyanogenic glycosides in seedlings of three Macadamia (Proteaceae) species.
Under normal physiological conditions, tissues of cyanophoric plants do not contain free cyanide; rather they contain cyanogenic glycosides, which upon hydrolysis by endogenous glycosidase yield free cyanide which could be toxic to the consumer [8, 9].
The research has shown that the concentration of cyanogenic glycosides, which break down to release toxic hydrogen cyanide, increased in plants in elevated CO2.
Comparative Processing of Cyanogenic Glycosides and a Novel Cyanide Inhibitory Enzyme in Heliconius Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae).
Preliminary phytochemical screening of the extract revealed the presence of saponins, cyanogenic glycosides, tannins, flavonoids and carbohydrates.