salicyl alcohol beta-D-glucopyranoside
Salicin Sal"i*cin, n. [L. salix, -icis, a willow: cf. F. salicine. See {Sallow} the tree.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the bark and leaves of several species of willow ({Salix}) and poplar, and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance. also called {salicyl alcohol glucoside}, {salicyl alcohol [beta]-D-glucopyranoside}, or {saligenin [beta]-D-glucopyranoside}, {C13H18O7}. It is used in biochemistry as a standard substrate for evaluating the potency of [beta]-glucosidase in enzymatic preparations. It is also an analgesic. [1913 Webster]

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  • saligenin beta-D-glucopyranoside — Salicin Sal i*cin, n. [L. salix, icis, a willow: cf. F. salicine. See {Sallow} the tree.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the bark and leaves of several species of willow ({Salix}) and poplar, and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salicyl alcohol glucoside — Salicin Sal i*cin, n. [L. salix, icis, a willow: cf. F. salicine. See {Sallow} the tree.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the bark and leaves of several species of willow ({Salix}) and poplar, and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C13H18O7 — Salicin Sal i*cin, n. [L. salix, icis, a willow: cf. F. salicine. See {Sallow} the tree.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the bark and leaves of several species of willow ({Salix}) and poplar, and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salicin — Sal i*cin, n. [L. salix, icis, a willow: cf. F. salicine. See {Sallow} the tree.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the bark and leaves of several species of willow ({Salix}) and poplar, and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance. also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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