A Study on in vitro antiviral activities of lyophilized extracts of Glycyrrhiza glabra on Hepatitis B Virus



  • Sangeetha Vani

    Ethiraj College For Women,Chennai-8.
    Presidency College,chennai-5.

  • S. Rajarajan

    Vice Chancellor, SRM University, Delhi




The present study is to determine the effect of lyophilized extracts of different solvents of Glycyrrhiza glabra on Hepatitis B. The lyophilized plant extracts were collected and studied for its cytotoxicity in HepG2 cell line and in vitro antiviral activity of these extracts was investigated by HBs Ag binding Inhibition Assay, Hepatitis B Virus DNA Polymerase Inhibition Assay using fluorescent probes. The results from Glycyrrhiza glabra were promising in acting as a potent antiviral agent.


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Author Biography

Sangeetha Vani, Ethiraj College For Women,Chennai-8.
Presidency College,chennai-5.

Assistant Professor,

Department of Microbiology,

Ethiraj College for Women,



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Vani S, Rajarajan S. . Int J of Pharmc Res [Internet]. 2016Jun.30 [cited 2020May29];6(6):206-9. Available from: https://wordpress-973677-4103585.cloudwaysapps.com/index.php/ijpr/article/view/3309


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