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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      126 042
      A validated method for the quantitative determination of sugars in honey using high‑performance thin‑layer chromatography
      M. ISLAM, T. SOSTARIC, L. LIM, K. HAMMER, C. LOCHER* (*Cooperative Research Centre for Honey Bee Products Limited (CRC HBP), Perth, Australia,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 33, 489-499 (2020). HPTLC of fructose (1), glucose (2) and sucrose (3) in honey on silica gel with 1-butanol-2-propanol - boric acid - water 3:5:1. Detection by spraying with 2 mL of aniline diphenylamine phosphoric acid reagent, followed by heating at 110 ºC for 10 min. The hRF values for (1) to (3) were 14, 32 and 27, respectively. Linearity was between 250 and 1250 ng/zone for (1) to (3). Intermediate precision was below 7 % (n=3). The LOD and LOQ were 22 and 67 ng for (1), 33 and 100 ng for (2) and 21 and 64 ng for (3), respectively. Average recovery was 100.7 % for (1), 101.4 % for (2) and 104.0 % for (3).

      Classification: 10a
      123 046
      Determination of sugar biomarkers in methanol root extracts of Asparagus species by High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography
      M. KAPOOR, R. GUPTA, P. MAWAL*, S. PRADHAN (*Department of Botany, Punjabi University Patiala, Punjab 147002, India,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 109-114 (2019). HPTLC of fructose (1), glucose (2), maltose (3), raffinose (4) and sucrose (5) in the roots of the seven Asparagus species A. adscendens, A. racemosus, A. retrofractus, A. officinalis, A. densiflorus, A. falcatus, and A. sprengeri on silica gel with propanol - ethyl acetate - water 6:3:1. Detection by spraying with a methanolic solution of diphenylamine, aniline, and ortho-phosphoric acid, followed by heating at 140 °C for 2-3 min. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 600 nm. The hRF values for (1) to (5) were 55, 50, 31, 11 and 46, respectively. Linearity was between 100 and 500 ng for (1) to (5). The intermediate precision was below 2 % (n=3). The LOD and LOQ were 22 and 66 ng for (1), 13 and 40 ng for (2), 51 and 155 ng for (3), 13 and 39 ng for (4) and 76 and 229 ng for (5), respectively. Average recovery was 97.9 % for (1), 99.9 % for (2), 99.3 % for (3), 98.3 % for (4) and 97.8 % for (5).

      Classification: 10a
      103 040
      Thin-layer chromatography analysis of fructooligosaccharides in biological samples
      Katarina REIFFOVA*, Radomira NEMCOVA (*University of P.J. Safarik, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Institute of Chemistry Sciences, Moyzesova 11, 040 01 Kosice, Slovak Republic)

      J. Chromatogr. A 1110 (1-2), 214-221 (2006). Presentation of a rapid, simple and inexpensive method for the analysis of fructooligosaccharides as feed additives (prebiotics) in complicated biological samples with minimal pre-treatment. TLC of fructooligosaccharides in dietetic products and in samples from intestinal tract of monogastric animals on silica gel (impregnated with sodium acetate) with butanol - ethanol - water 5:3:2 with chamber saturation. Detection by spraying with diphenylamine - aniline - phosphoric acid in acetone. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 370 nm.

      Classification: 10
      51 044
      Moessbauer study of iron-sugar complexes

      Acta Chimica 110, 197-202 (1982). TLC of ferric-fructose (FeCl3), ferric-fructose (FeNO3), ferric-sorbose (FeCl3 ) on silica with butanol - acetone - HCl - acetylacetone - water 60:40:1:0.5:20. Detection with 10 % sulfuric acid and 2 % K4FeCN9.

      Classification: 10
      54 038
      Izvestija akad

      nauk. SSSR, serija chimicheskaja 2400-2402 (1983). (Russian) (Synthesis of 3,4-di-o-benzyl-1,2,-o- (1-cyano)-ethylidcine-alpha -D-xylopyranose.) TLC of the title compound on silica with a) ether - benzene 1:1, 1:2; b) chloroform - methanol 93:7. Detection with 25 % sulfuric acid.

      Classification: 10
      64 058
      Determination of polysorbates in foods by calorimetry with confirmation by infrared spectrophotometry, thin-layer chromatography, and gas chromatography
      H. KATO, Y. NAGAI, K. YAMAMOTO, Y. SAKABE, (Nagoya City Health Res. Inst., 1-11, Hagiyama-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467, Japan)

      J.A.O.A.C. 72, 27,29 (1989). TLC separation of polysorbates (20, 40, 60, 65, 80) on silica with chloroform - methanol - acetic acid - water 68:12:12:3, propanol - chloroform - methanol - NH3 10:10:5:2. Visualization with cobalt thiocyanate reagent.

      Classification: 10
      73 056
      (Studies on the chemical components of the pericarps of Chinese drug Bayuezha, Axebia trifoliata (Thunb
      S. MA (Ma Suangcheng), D. CHEN (Chen Dechang), S. ZHAO ( Zhao Sujie), (National Inst. Cont. Pharm. & Biol. Prod., Beijing 100050, P.R. China)

      Var. australis (Diels) Rehd.) (Chinese). Chinese J. Herb Med. (Zhongcaoyao) 24, 563-566(1993). Preparative TLC of saponins and monosaccharides on silica with the lower phases of a) chloroform - methanol - water 16:5:1, and b) a solution of 9 mL of the above mixture blended with 1 mL acetic acid. Detection by spraying with 50% sulfuric acid in methanol for saponins and with naphthyl alcohol - sulfuric acid reagent for saccharides. Identification by MS and NMR.

      Classification: 10, 14
      96 037
      Routine method for quantification of starch by planar chromatography (HPTLC)
      M. B. Aranda*, M. H. Vega, R. F. Villegas (*Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetic, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Concepcion, Barrio Universitario s/n Casilla 237, P.O. Box 403-0249, Concepcion, Chile)

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 18, 285-289 (2005). HPTLC of glucose - after hydrolyis of starch using alpha-amylase and amyloglucosidase - on silica gel, pre-washed with methanol, treated by immersion in a 0.1 M solution of di-potassium hydrogen phosphate in methanol and activated for 30 min at 120 °C. Three-fold development was performed in a horizontal development chamber with acetonitrile - water 17:3. Detection by dipping in aniline-diphenylamine reagent, densitometry at 520 nm. Calibration was linear between 100 and 300 ng with a coefficient of determination r2 of 0.9959. The limits of detection and quantification for starch as glucose were 0.26 and 0.51 g/100 g, respectively.

      Classification: 10