Cumulative CAMAG Bibliography Service CCBS

Our CCBS database includes more than 11,000 abstracts of publications. Perform your own detailed search of TLC/HPTLC literature and find relevant information.

The Cumulative CAMAG Bibliography Service CCBS contains all abstracts of CBS issues beginning with CBS 51. The database is updated after the publication of every other CBS edition. Currently the Cumulative CAMAG Bibliography Service includes more than 11'000 abstracts of publications between 1983 and today. With the online version you can perform your own detailed TLC/HPTLC literature search:

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      132 057
      Insights into the anti-infective effects of Pluchea indica (L.) Less and its bioactive metabolites against various bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites
      N. HIKMAWANTI*, F. SAPUTRI, A. YANUAR, I. JANTAN, R. NINGRUM, A. MUNIM (*Graduate Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Indonesia, Cluster of Health Sciences Building, Depok, 16424, West Java, Indonesia,

      J. Ethnopharmacol. 320, 117387 (2024). Review of the anti-infective properties of Pluchea indica, including HPTLC methods for the analysis of molecules present in different parts of the plant, such as thalictoside.

      Classification: 1b
      132 022
      Sniffing out adulteration in saffron: Detection methods and health risks
      A. RAINA, S. KAUL, M. DHAR* (*School of Biotechnology, University of Jammu, Jammu, 180006, India,

      Food Control. 155, 110042 (2024). Review of common saffron adulterants and methods for identifying and quantifying these adulterants, including TLC and HPTLC methods for the identification of synthetic water-soluble acidic colourants.

      Classification: 1b
      131 019
      Sample preparation for planar chromatography
      C. POOLE (Colin F. Poole, Rm 185 Chemistry,Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA,

      J. Sep. Sci. 2300071 (2023). Review of sample preparation for HPTLC analysis, including traditional solvent extraction, ultrasound-assisted and microwave-assisted solvent extraction, pressurized liquid and supercritical fluid extraction, QuEChERS extraction, liquid-liquid and solid-phase extraction, clean-up using planar solid-phase extraction (pSPE). The paper also described multimodal techniques that combine two complementary separation modes to reach higher peak capacities.

      Keywords: HPTLC review
      Classification: 1b
      131 021
      Application of chromatography in purification and structural analysis of natural polysaccharides: A review
      Y. ZHENG* (Zheng Yi), J. YAN (Yan Jingyu), C. CAO (Cao Cuiyan), Y. LIU (Liu Yanfang), D. YU (Yu Dongping), X. LIANG (Liang Xinmiao) (*CAS Key Laboratory of Separation Science for Analytical Chemistry, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian, China)

      J. Sep. Sci. 46, 2300368 (2023). Review of chromatographic methods for the analysis of polysaccharides, including TLC and HPTLC. The paper described general process and fully automated techniques, mobile phases and detection methods.

      Keywords: HPTLC review
      Classification: 1b, 10b
      131 022
      The potential off-target neuroprotective effect of sister gliflozins suggests their repurposing despite not crossing the blood–brain barrier: From bioanalytical assay in rats into theory genesis
      M. HENDY*, S. MOWAKA, E. ELKADY, A. EL-ZAHER, B. AYOUB (*School of Arts and Sciences, Concordia University Irvine (CUI), 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612, USA,,)

      J. Sep. Sci. 46, 2200921 (2023). Review of the techniques for the analysis of sodium-glucose linked transporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors, including HPTLC for the determination of canagliflozin, dapagliflozin and empagliflozin.

      Classification: 1b, 8a
      131 023
      Enantioseparation/Recognition based on nano techniques/materials
      G. DANESHVAR (Department of Analytical Chemistry, University College of Science, University of Tehran, P.O. Box 14155-6455, Tehran, Iran,

      J. Sep. Sci. 46, 2201065 (2023). Review of the analytical methods reported during the period 2010–2021 for enantiomer determination. The paper described TLC and HPTLC methods, including chiral selectors for the analysis of enantiomers of clenbuterol, tartaric acid and others.

      Keywords: HPTLC review
      Classification: 1b, 38
      131 027
      Therapeutic potential and industrial applications of Terminalia arjuna bark
      V. KUMAR*, N. SHARMA, R. SAINI, S. MALL, G. ZENGIN, A. SOURIRAJAN, P. KUMAR, K. DEV, M. EL-SHAZLY (*University Institute of Biotechnology, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Mohali, Punjab, 140413, India,

      J. Ethnopharmacol. 310, 116352 (2023). Review of phytochemistry, medicinal uses, toxicity, and industrial applications of Terminalia arjuna bark. The papers described HPTLC methods for the identification of phytochemicals, including triterpenoids, flavonoids and glycosides.   


      Keywords: herbal HPTLC review
      Classification: 1b
      131 028
      A comprehensive review on Saraca asoca (Fabaceae) - Historical perspective, traditional uses, biological activities, and conservation
      S. KUMAR, S. ROSARIO, S. SUKRONG* (*Center of Excellence in DNA Barcoding of Thai Medicinal Plants, Department of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Botany, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand,

      J. Ethnopharmacol. 317, 116861 (2023). Taxonomic revision of Saraca asoca from ancient times to the present, pharmacological activities and TLC and HPTLC methods for the isolation and identification of different compounds, including alkenes, coenzymes, fatty acids, flavonoids, phenolic acid, phenols, phytosterol, polyphenol and sterols.

      Keywords: herbal HPTLC review
      Classification: 1b