Antileukæmic Activity of Glycyrrhetinic Acid

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RECENTLY some pharmacologically interesting activities of glycyrrhetinic acid corresponding to those observed with the adrenal cortical hormones have been shown; for example, a DOCA-like effect on sodium and potassium metabolism in normal people1 and an anti-inflammatory activity in different animal tests2.

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LOGEMANN, W., LAURIA, F., CUDKOWICZ, G. et al. Antileukæmic Activity of Glycyrrhetinic Acid. Nature 187, 607–608 (1960) doi:10.1038/187607a0

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