salicin


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salicin

[′sal·ə·sən]
(organic chemistry)
C13H18O7 A glucoside; colorless crystals, soluble in water, alcohol, alkalies, and glacial acetic acid; melts at 199°C; used in medicine and as an analytical reagent.
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Salicin, studies now report, does not cause stomach distress or bleeding, as aspirin does.
It contains tannins and salicin, a plant salicylate.
Salicin is chemically interrelated to aspirin and possesses almost comparable pharmacological activities.
Salicin is a chemical found naturally in willow bark, the source of aspirin.
It is catalase-positive, oxidase-negative, arabinose-negative, arginine-positive, it reduces nitrates to nitrites, blackens esculin iron agar and produces acid with darabitol, cellobiose, maltose, D-mannitol, D-mannose, salicin and trehalose.
Preparation of sugar initiator SI2: The procedure of acetalization step was the same as for SI1, but in the case of SI2 salicin (17.
Moreover, the plant contains salicin, which reportedly inhibits cyclooxygenase activity, which may prove beneficial in alleviation of inflammation and pain associated with rheumatism (Srivastava et al.
Methanol extracts of rhizomes of the plant reportedly contained six polyoxygenated cyclohexane derivatives identified as (-)-6-acetylzeylenol (I), four acylated derivatives of 1-benzoyloxymethyl-1,6- epoxycyclohexan-2,3,4,5-tetrol (III-VI), a Diels-Alder adduct of 3-benzoyl-1-benzoyloxymethylcyclohexa-4,6dien-2,3-diol (VII), and a triacylated derivative of salicin (IX), in addition to (-)-zeylenol (II), and crotepoxide (VIII).
The bitter glycoside called salicin (an active ingredient in the willow bark) was isolated in a pure form in 1829 by Leroux, who also demonstrated its antipyretic effect.
Salicin causes damaged cells in the willow to die off before the whole tree becomes threatened with disease.
Among the topics are improving skin moisturization with polyglycerol-derived plant waxes, quantifying skin relaxation and well-being, strategies of anti-aging activities in sunscreen products, reducing skin stress response with salicin derived from willow bark, skin lightening challenges, the anti-dandruff efficacy of sodium shale oil sulfonate versus coal tar, and fragrance with anti-aging benefits.
Effects of quaking aspen compounds catechol, salicin and isoniazied on two subspecies of tiger swallowtails.