• Biology
  • Published 2011

Micropropagation of the medicinal herb Glycyrrhiza glabra L., through shoot tip explant culture and glycyrrhizin detection

@inproceedings{Sawaengsak2011MicropropagationOT,
  title={Micropropagation of the medicinal herb Glycyrrhiza glabra L., through shoot tip explant culture and glycyrrhizin detection},
  author={Wanchat Sawaengsak and Tanatorn Saisavoey and Petcharat Chuntaratin and Aphichart Karnchanatat},
  year={2011}
}
Licorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra L., is a perennial plant native to Southern Europe and parts of Asia, used as a non-nutritional sweetener but with numerous reported pharmacological effects, including antiinflammatory and antiviral properties. This study describes a protocol for the micropropagation of G. glabra plants from in vitro shoot tips. Three media formulations, Murashige-Skoog (MS), Gamborg (B5) and Woody Plant Medium (WPM) medium, supplemented with 1-, 1/2- or 1/4- strength B5 salt base… CONTINUE READING

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