Antioxidant activities of licorice-derived prenylflavonoids

  title={Antioxidant activities of licorice-derived prenylflavonoids},
  author={Hyo Jung Kim and Ji-Yeon Seo and Hwa-Jin Suh and Soon Sung Lim and Jong-Sang Kim},
  booktitle={Nutrition research and practice},
Glycyrrhiza uralensis (or licorice) is a widely used Oriental herbal medicine from which the phenylflavonoids dehydroglyasperin C (DGC), dehydroglyasperin D (DGD), and isoangustone A (IsoA) are derived. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the antioxidant properties of DGC, DGD, and IsoA. The three compounds showed strong ferric reducing activities and effectively scavenged DPPH, ABTS(+), and singlet oxygen radicals. Among the three compounds tested, DGC showed the highest free… CONTINUE READING


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