Recent advances in chemical analysis of licorice (Gan-Cao).

@article{Cheng2020RecentAI,
  title={Recent advances in chemical analysis of licorice (Gan-Cao).},
  author={Mengzhen Cheng and Jianqing Zhang and Lin Yang and Shijie Shen and Ping Li and Shuai Yao and Hua Qu and Jiayuan Li and Chang-liang Yao and Wen-long Wei and De‐an Guo},
  journal={Fitoterapia},
  year={2020},
  pages={
          104803
        }
}
Gan-Cao, or licorice, the dried roots and rhizomes of Glycyrrhiza uralensis, G.glabra, and G.inflata, has received considerable interest due to its extensive application in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) prescriptions (60% approximately), clinical therapy, and as food additives world-wide. Chemical analysis is an important approach to understand the active pharmaceutical components in licorice and its prescriptions, as well as to develop novel methodologies for their quality assessment and… 
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