Definition of glucosidic in English:

glucosidic

adjective

Biochemistry
  • See glucoside

    • ‘It has been suggested in some cases that glucosidic conjugates serve as metabolic pools and can be mobilized by hydrolysis to release aglycones during infection and elicitor treatment.’
    • ‘Its polypeptide components are rich in glutamic and aspartic acids, whereas its polysaccharide component is made up of monosaccharides, with alpha - 1,4 and beta - 1,3 glucosidic linkages.’
    • ‘This raises the question of the origin of the methyl group linked by a glucosidic bond to the C - 1 of glucose in G. montanum: is it the C - 1 pathway or methanol produced by the plant?’
    • ‘It is an enzyme that hydrolyzes preferentially the beta - 1,4 glucosidic linkages between N-acetylmuramic acid and N-acetylglucosamine that occur in the mucopeptide cell wall structure of certain microorganisms.’

Pronunciation

glucosidic

/ɡluːkəˈsɪdɪk/