An Update on Secondary Metabolites from Glycyrrhiza Species

Azizuddin Shaikh

Abstract


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.


Keywords


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

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ISSN: 1927-5129