Origins of arbutin, salicin....

JenandMike jenandmike at
Wed Sep 28 11:55:04 EST 1994

In article <1994Sep23.183715.207599 at>,
brwgor01 at writes:

>I am looking for a reference dealing with the production of the plant 
>glucosides; esculin, arbutin and salicin. Does anyone out there know
>where I should start looking?

Look these compounds up in the new Merck Index (11th Ed). Lit. sources,
structures etc. are listed. Also pharmacognosy textbooks in a pharmacy
libr. are very helpful. I have some material related to your question and
could send it to you in a while if you want.


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