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. 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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  • 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.… …   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

  • 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

  • salicin — /sal euh sin/, n. Pharm. a colorless, crystalline, water soluble glucoside, C13H18O7, obtained from the bark of the American aspen: used in medicine chiefly as an antipyretic and analgesic. Also called salicyl alcohol glucoside /sal euh sil/.… …   Universalium

  • List of EC numbers (EC 2) — This list contains a list of EC numbers for the second group, EC 2, transferases, placed in numerical order as determined by the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.EC 2.1: Transferring One… …   Wikipedia

  • salicin — A glucoside of o hydroxybenzylalcohol, obtained from the bark of several species of Salix (willow) and Populus (poplar); s. is hydrolyzed to glucose and saligenin (salicyl alcohol); formerly used in rheumatoid arthritis. * * * sal·i·cin sal i sin …   Medical dictionary

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