Definition of thin-layer chromatography in English:

thin-layer chromatography

Line breaks: thin-layer chro¦ma|tog¦raphy

noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
  • Chromatography in which compounds are separated on a thin layer of adsorbent material, typically a coating of silica gel on a glass plate or plastic sheet.
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    • In that study, AQ composition was confirmed by infrared spectroscopy, gas chromatography and thin-layer chromatography.
    • The reaction product was separated on silica-coated plates by thin-layer chromatography, using chloroform/methanol as the mobile phase.
    • All samples were checked after the NMR experiments by thin-layer chromatography as described, and revealed no contamination or lipid degradation.

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