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Glycyrrhizic Acid

Scheme

WHO

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A05BA08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001405-86-3

Chemical Formula

C42-H62-O16

Molecular Weight

822

Therapeutic Categories

Anti-inflammatory agent

Drug acting on the gastrointestinal system

Expectorant

Sweetening agent

Chemical Names

(3β,18α)-30-hydroxy-11,30-dioxoolean-12-en-3-yl 2-O-β-D-glucopyranuronosyl-β-D-glucopyranosiduronic acid (IUPAC)

20β-Carboxy-11-oxo-30-norolean-12-en-3β-yl-2-O-β-D-glucopyranuronosyl-α-D-glucopyranosiduronic acid

3β-[(2-O-β-D-Glucopyranuronosyl-α-D-glucopyranuronosyl)-oxy]-11-oxo-12-oleanen-30-oic acid

3β-Hydroxy-11-oxoolean-12-en-30-oic acid diglucuronate

Foreign Names

  • Acidum glycyrrhizinicum (Latin)
  • Glycyrrizinsäure (German)
  • Glycyrrhizique, Acide (French)
  • Glicirrícico, ácido (Spanish)

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TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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