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  • n. Plural form of glycoside.


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  • Zemplen was a carbohydrate chemist, much interested in glycosides.

    George A. Olah - Autobiography

  • When our ancestors first used foxglove to treat heart failure, they didn’t know that this fuchsia-flowered plant contained molecules called glycosides that stimulate heart cells.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • The most dangerous plants contain one of these three chemicals — solanine, grayanotoxins, and cardiac glycosides.

    Poisonous Plants

  • Poisoning with cardiac glycosides often occurs when these plants are incorrectly used as a tea.

    Poisonous Plants

  • All parts are toxic, containing nerioside, oleandroside, saponins, and cardiac glycosides, but especially the leaves and woody stems.

    The Great Tropical Plant Experiment of 2008 « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Though almost all research on lignans has centered on flaxseed lignans, there are concerns regarding the content of cyanogenic glycosides in flaxseeds and the potential for oxidation of ground flaxseed powder and flaxseed oil.

    Forever Young

  • And to compound that, insects usually reject the seeds, because they contain toxic flavonol glycosides—in other words, they taste awful.


  • The usual dose is 60 mg twice a day, and it should be standardized to 24 percent flavone glycosides or ginkgolides.

    The Chemistry of Calm

  • Polyphenols identified in the cocoa bean include several different catechins, as well as procyanins, anthocyanins, and flavone and flavonol glycosides.

    Dr. Nicholas Perricone: How Sweet It Is: Good News About Chocolate and Cocoa

  • Cyanogenic glycosides are nitrogen based compounds and are found in 130 plant families but not necessarily in the fruit of all the plants.



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