This comprehensive review from 2020 examines the three species of licorice and the nearly 400 chemical compounds active within. Systematically reviewing evidence for the pharmacological activities, including metabolism via CYP450 system in vivo, and introducs the complete biosynthesis pathway of glycyrrhizin in licorice.
Wang, C., Chen, L., Xu, C., Shi, J., Chen, S., Tan, M., Chen, J., Zou, L., Chen, C., Liu, Z., & Liu, X. (2020). A Comprehensive Review for Phytochemical, Pharmacological, and Biosynthesis Studies on Glycyrrhiza spp. The American journal of Chinese medicine, 48(1), 17–45. https://doi.org/10.1142/S0192415X20500020