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  1. aglycone(Noun)

    The non-sugar fragment of a glycoside.


  1. Aglycone

    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 : ⁕Polyphenols


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