Glycyrrhizin

Glycyrrhizin (or glycyrrhizic acid or glycyrrhizinic acid) is the chief sweet-tasting constituent of Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice) root. It has also been given intravenously in Japan as a treatment for hepatitis C and as an emusifier and gel-forming agent in foodstuff and cosmetics. ==Medical uses== Glycyrrhizin inhibits liver cell injury and is ...
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Glycyrrhizin

• (n.) A glucoside found in licorice root (Glycyrrhiza), in monesia bark (Chrysophyllum), in the root of the walnut, etc., and extracted as a yellow, amorphous powder, of a bittersweet taste.
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glycyrrhizin

<pharmacology> A substance isolated from the root of the licorice plant. ... Used traditionally as an anti-inflammatory and liver protectant, glycyrrhizin also is thought to have anti-HIV activity. Possible adverse effects include low potassium levels and high blood pressure. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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glycyrrhizin

(from the article `licorice`) ...1 m long and about 1 cm (0.4 in.) in diameter. They are soft, fibrous, and flexible and are coloured bright yellow inside. The distinctive ...
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Glycyrrhizin

Gly·cyr'rhi·zin noun [ Confer French glycyrrhizine . See Glycyrrhiza .] (Chemistry) A glucoside found in licorice root ( Glycyrrhiza ), in monesia bark ( Chrysophyllum ), in the root of the walnut, etc., and extracted as a yellow, amorphous powder, of a bittersweet ta...
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glycyrrhizin

see licorice root.
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