Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The nonsugar component of a glycoside molecule that results from hydrolysis of the molecule.

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  • n. The non-sugar fragment of a glycoside.

Etymologies

a-, together (from Greek ha-; see haploid) + glyc(o)- + -one.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The product will, according to studies, deliver 200-300 times more free or 'aglycone' resveratrol to the blood plasma.

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  • In the fetal study abstract touted by Sarnoff, the authors state that rats given BPA by mouth showed no ill effects: "Oral administration of the same dose did not produce measurable levels of aglycone BPA in fetal tissues."

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  • Synthesis of the aglycone from 2,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid was achieved in three steps.

    Chapter 7

  • (PCC) to give 2-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzaldehyde, the NMR data of which were identical to those of the aglycone, which was obtained after hydrolysis of the glycoside.

    Chapter 7

  • A glycoside daidzin, an aglycone daidzein and an isoflavone puerarin are among compounds identified in the roots.

    Chapter 21

  • To determine that the detected metabolite was due to modification of quercetin by platelets, untreated platelets (4A inset: plasma control) and quercetin aglycone (4D. ii inset) were examined to confirm the absence of tamarixetin.

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  • O-methyl quercetin (tamarixetin), has been reported to be taken up by erythrocytes The structures of quercetin aglycone and plasma metabolites.

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  • Each variable exon encodes a signal peptide and the amino-terminal aglycone-recognition domain.

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  • Because the variable exons encode the aglycone-recognition domains, these dynamic evolution of variable exons may be an adaptation of each organisms to its specific environmental niches.

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  • Nevertheless, they may encode short-form polypeptides containing only the N-terminal signal peptide and the aglycone-recognition domain, but lacking the donor-binding domain and the ER-anchoring transmembrane segment.

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