Cumulative CAMAG Bibliography Service CCBS

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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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      124 055
      Direct bioautography hyphenated to direct analysis in real time mass spectrometry: Chromatographic separation, bioassay and mass spectra, all in the same sample run
      T.T. HÄBE, M. JAMSHIDI-AIDJI, J. MACHO, Gertrud E. MORLOCK* (*Chair of Food Science, Institute of Nutritional Science, Interdisciplinary Research Center (IFZ), Justus Liebig Univ. Giessen, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26-32, 35392, Giessen, Germany,

      J. of Chromatogr. A 1568, 188-196 (2018). Mass spectra by DART-MS were recorded directly in situ the bioautogram, immediately after direct bioautography (DB). This allowed to detect bioactive analytes within the bioautogram and discriminate microorganism cells and polar bioassay medium ingredients which could otherwise stress the MS system. DB-DART-MS was used for bioactive compounds in cosmetics using the Bacillus subtilis and Aliivibrio fischeri bioassays for detection of Gram-positive and Gram-negative antimicrobials. Planar yeast estrogen screen was used for detection of estrogen-effective compounds. HPTLC-DART-MS of parabens in hand creams either on silica gel with petroleum ether - glacial acetic acid 20:3 or on RP-18W with methanol - water 1:1. Detection under UV 254 and 366 nm. Bioassay by immersing the neutralized chromatograms into the bacterial suspensions.

      Keywords: densitometry HPTLC
      Classification: 4e, 5b
      100 020
      Chlorine-free mobile phase for determination of PAH in water extracts
      H. HEGEWALD (Lacrome Lda, Rua Cesar Batista 6 D, 7000 715 Evora, Portugal;

      CBS 98, 9-11 (2007). Quantitative HPTLC of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) from water samples, on caffeine-impregnated silica gel, with isopropyl acetate in a precooled (-20 °C, 30 min) twin-trough chamber without chamber saturation over 70 mm at -20°C. After application the dry plate was first equilibrated in the solvent-free trough for 10 min at -20 °C. Qualitative HPTLC at room temperature in the horizontal developing chamber with isopropyl acetate - n-hexane 3:1 over 50 mm. Detection by dipping in paraffin - toluene 1:1 (for fluorescence enhancement). Quantitative determination by fluorescence measurement at UV 366/>400 nm. Qualitative evaluation under UV 366 nm. The method is based on the German standard DIN 38407-7 for quantitative determination of 6 PAH but uses isopropyl acetate as a chlorine-free solvent instead of dichloromethane.

      Classification: 5b
      57 011
      The role of electric interaction in the retention index concept

      Universal interaction indices for GLC, HPLC and TLC. Chromatographia 20, 283-288 (1965). Proposal of universal interaction indices used in TLC, GLC and HPLC, which can be easily calculated from commonly used retention parameters, such as Rf values, relative retention times etc. Presentation of the calculation examples for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and n-alkanes. Demonstration of the application of the electric interaction indices for studying the retention mechanism.

      Classification: 2b, 5a, 5b
      63 007
      Study of dispersive and inductive electrostatic interactions in reversed-phase thin-layer chromatography
      H. LAMPARCZYK*, R.J. OCHOCK, (*Med. Acad., Fac. Pharm., K. Marksa 107, PL-80416 Gdansk, Poland)

      Chromatographia 25, 643-646 (1988). Investigation of the retention behavior of a group of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons having nearly equal ionization potentials but different molecular polarizability values, using reversed-phase TLC on octadecyl-bonded silica with normal alcohols. Discussion of the relationship between retention parameters and molecular polarizabilities of the solutes and solvents.

      Classification: 2c, 5b
      70 047
      The possible role of charge transfer in the chromatographic behavior of model carcinogens
      P.M. QURESHI*, M. VARSHNEY, (*Dept. of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim Univ., Aligarh 202 002, India)

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 4, 497-498 (1991). TLC of 12 PAH’s (anthracene, phenanthracene, pyrene, benz(a)anthracene, benzo(a)pyrene, perylene, chrysene, dibenz(a,h)anthracene, benzo(e)pyrene, triphenylene, coronene) on cellulose acetate with ethanol - toluene - water 17:4:4.

      Classification: 5b
      79 028
      Retention behavior of model solutes on mixed silica-magnesia adsorbents by TLC
      M. WAKSMUNDZKA-HAJNOS*, B. WRONSKA, (Dept. Inorg. & Anal. Chem., Med. Acad., 20-081 Lublin, Poland)

      Comparison with the adsorption properties of Florisil. Chromatographia 43, 405-412 (1996). Examination of the retention behavior of positional isomers and polyaromatic hydrocarbons on mixed silica - magnesia layers with various binary eluents. Investigation of the influence of magnesia content in mixed adsorbents and concentration of polar modifier in the eluent on retention. Comparison of the results with those obtained on Florisil using the same eluent by RM correlation. Comparison of chemical character and distribution of active centers on Florisil and mixed adsorbent surfaces by analysis of the structural effects of solutes and the position of points on RM correlation diagrams.

      Classification: 2c, 5b
      88 025
      Application of a mixed adsorbent for flow TLC
      A.M. WORONTSOV, A.B. MARKOV, V.G. BEREZKIN*, (*A.V. Topchiev Inst. of Petrochemical Synthesis, Russian Acad. of Sci., 29 Lenin av., Moscow 117912, Russia)

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 14, 208-210 (2001). Separation of dyes, polycyclic hydrocarbons (phenanthrene, benzopyrene, anthracene, fluoranthene, pyrene, triphenylene, azulene, naphthacene, chrysene, perylene) and a vegetable chlorophyll extract on plates prepared from Piresorb A, silica gel, luminophore and liquid glass as binder with benzene, hexane, benzene - hexane 1:4 and ethyl acetate - acetonitrile 3:7. For flow TLC it is necessary to use TLC plates with sorbents different from those used in classical TLC.

      Classification: 3b, 3d, 5b, 30
      100 021
      Densitometric TLC analysis of azaarenes in grilled meat
      Beata JANOSZKA (Medical University of Silesia, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Chemistry, Jordana 19, 41-808 Zabrze, Poland;

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 20, 221-26 (2007). TLC of seven azaarenes, acridine, benzo(h)quinoline, benzo(a)acridine, benzo(c)acridine, dibenzo(a,c)acridine, dibenzo(a,j)acridine, and dibenzo(a,h)acridine, on RP-18 in a horizontal chamber with dichloromethane - n-hexane - 2-propanol 60:40:1. After drying visualization under UV light at 254 and 366 nm. Quantification by densitometric fluorescence measurement at 380 nm. Limits of determination were from 0.04 to 0.30 ng/zone.

      Classification: 5b