All of these plants have these glycosides stored in the vacuole, ... Cyanogenic
glycosides can also be found in the fruit ...
Cyanogenic glycosides are present in a number of food plants and seeds.
Hydrogen cyanide is released from the cyanogenic glycosides when fresh plant ...
Examples of cyanogenic glycosides include linamarin from cassava and
amygdalin from the seeds of stone fruit. The amount of cyanogenic glycosides in
CYANOGENIC GLYCOSIDES First draft prepared by Dr G. Speijers, National
Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection Laboratory for Toxicology
The distribution of the cyanogenic glycosides (CGs) in the plant kingdom is
relatively wide, the number of CG-containing taxa is at least 2500, and a lot of
chemical compounds contained in foods that release hydrogen cyanide when
chewed or digested. The act of chewing or digestion leads to hydrolysis of the ...
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The cyanogenic glycosides are toxic because they yield hydrogen cyanide (HCN
) when enzymically degraded. Enzymatic hydrolysis results when the.
What are cyanogenic glycosides? Those type of glycosides that , ingested or
chewed, produce hydrolyzed cyanide acid (HCN), that is what is commonly
The cyanogenic glycosides belong to the products of secondary metabolism, to
the natural products of plants. These compounds are composed of an ...