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The non-sugar fragment of a glycoside.
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An aglycone is the compound remaining after replacement of the glycosyl group from a glycoside by a hydrogen atom. The spelling aglycon sometimes encountered .
For example, the aglycone of a cardiac glycoside would be a steroid molecule.
Classes of phytochemicals found in the aglycone and glycosides forms :
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