An Update on Secondary Metabolites from Glycyrrhiza Species


 Glycyrrhiza glabra, Glycyrrhiza echinata, Glycyrrhiza uralensis, Glycyrrhiza triphylla, Glycyrrhiza macedonica, Licorice.

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Azizuddin Shaikh. (2017). An Update on Secondary Metabolites from Glycyrrhiza Species. Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, 13, 431–436.


Secondary metabolites have been obtained from the Glycyrrhiza species (Fabaceae) including G. glabra, G. echinata, G. uralensis, G. triphylla and G. macedonica. These compounds 1-25 belong to the classes, steroid, saponin, flavonoid, flavonoid glycoside, triterpenic acid, coumarin, phenolic derivative, chalcone and chalcone glycoside. This review will describe the isolated compounds 1-25, obtained from Glycyrrhiza species with their biological activities up to 1966.


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