glycyrrhizin

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glycyrrhizin

A whitish crystalline extract from liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) roots, which is composed of calcium and potassium salts of glycyrrhizic acid; it is a demulcent, expectorant and flavouring agent for drugs, and claimed to have antibacterial and antiretroviral activity.
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The absorption, distribution, biotransformation and excretion of glycyrrhizinic acid and monoammonium salt have been presented both in experimental animals and humans.
Excessive licorice consumption and carbenoxolone (a synthetic derivative of glycyrrhizinic acid used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease) will also suppress the ratio to <1.
As carbenoxolone, a semisynthetic derivative of glycyrrhizinic acid, has a free radical scavenging property, thus the effects of carbenoxolone during ischemia-reperfusion was evaluated on an animal model of ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat hind limb and hippocampus.
An advanced patented manufacturing process ensures that Glavonoid[TM] does not contain any glycyrrhizinic acid at all: Glycyrrhizinic acid is regarded as having "cortisone-like" side effects and is the reason why licorice has not been used more widely thus far.
Cichoric acid and glycyrrhizinic acid (PhytoLab, Germany) were used as external standards at concentrations of 40 [micro]g/ml.