Glycoside vs Digitonin - What's the difference?

glycoside | digitonin |


As nouns the difference between glycoside and digitonin

is that glycoside is (organic chemistry|biochemistry) a molecule in which a sugar group (the glycone) is bound to a non-sugar group (the corresponding aglycone) by a nitrogen or oxygen atom glycosides yield a sugar after undergoing hydrolysis while digitonin is (organic compound) a glycoside, obtained from digitalis purpurea , that is used as a detergent and whose aglycone is digitogenin.

glycoside

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry, biochemistry) A molecule in which a sugar group (the glycone) is bound to a non-sugar group (the corresponding aglycone) by a nitrogen or oxygen atom. Glycosides yield a sugar after undergoing hydrolysis.
  • Derived terms

    * azidoglycoside * glycosylglycoside * multiglycoside * nonglycoside

    digitonin

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia digitonin)
  • (organic compound) A glycoside, obtained from Digitalis purpurea , that is used as a detergent and whose aglycone is digitogenin.
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