Glycyrrhizol

Glycyrrhizol

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Name=Glycyrrhizol A
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IUPACName = 1-Methoxy-2,8-bis-(3-methyl-but-2-enyl)-6"H"-benzo [4,5] furo [3,2-c] chromene-3,9-diol
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CASNo = 877373-00-7
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SMILES = C/C(C)=C/CC4=CC1=C(C=C4O)OC3=C1COC2=CC(O)=C(C/C=C(C)/C)C(OC)=C23

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Formula = C26H28O5
MolarMass = 420.50 g/mol
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Glycyrrhizol A is a flavonoid compound isolated from the root of the Chinese Licorice plant ("Glycyrrhiza uralensis").

Recent studies by scientists from UCLA have suggested that these compounds have antibacterial properties. [cite journal | author= He J, Chen L, Shi W, Lu, Q-Y | title=Antibacterial Compounds from "Glycyrrhiza uralensis" | journal=Journal of Natural Products | volume=69| issue=1 | year=2006 | pages=121–124 | id= | doi=10.1021/np058069d] The strongest antibacterial activity was observed against "Streptococcus mutans", an organism known to cause tooth decay in humans.

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