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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      128 041
      Prebiotic potential and chemical characterization of the poly and oligosaccharides present in the mucilage of Opuntia ficus-indica and Opuntia joconostle
      J. CRUZ*, M. MUELLER, H. VIERNSTEIN, R. LOEPPERT, W. PRAZNIK (*Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria,

      Food Chem. 362, 130167 (2021). HPTLC of monosaccharides rhamnose, xylose, arabinose, mannose, glucose, galactose and sucrose in cladodes from Opuntia ficus-indica and Opuntia joconostle on silica gel with acetonitrile - 0.3 % ammonium hydroxide 17:3. Detection by dipping into thymol (0.2 %) and sulfuric acid (5 %) in methanol reagent, followed by heating at 95 °C for 2 min.

      Classification: 10a
      127 004
      New cytotoxic cycloartane triterpenes from the aerial parts of Actaea heracleifolia (syn. Cimicifuga heracleifolia)
      Q.-Q. SHI, W.-H. WANG, J. LU, D.-S. LI, L. ZHOU, Ming-Hua QIU* (*Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Science, Kunming, China;

      Planta Med. 85(2), 154-159 (2019). Two new cycloartane triterpene heterosides (cimiheraclein F and a shengmanol derivative) isolated from Actaea heracleifolia aerial parts (Ranunculaceae) were submitted to acid hydrolysis (HCl 0.4 M in methanol 60 %, 90°C, 2 h). The glycone moieties were purified and developed on TLC silica gel with ethyl acetate – chloroform – methanol – water 3:2:2:1. Detection after spraying with sulfuric acid 10 % in water and heating. The glycones were identified in both cases as L-arabinopyranose by comparison of the RF values (and of specific optical rotation) to a standard.

      Classification: 10a, 14, 32e
      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
      100 028
      Two new derivatization reagents for planar chromatographic quantification of sucralose in dietetic products
      Gertrud MORLOCK*, M. A. VEGA-HERRERRA (*University of Hohenheim, Institute of Food Chemistry, Garbenstrasse 28, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany;

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 20, 411-417 (2007). HPTLC of sucralose in dietetic products on silica gel impregnated with 0.1 M dipotassium hydrogen phosphate solution, and on amino phase with acetonitrile - water 17:3. Also a mixture of sucralose, sucrose, glucose, fructose was separated on amino phases with acetonitrile - water 3:1. Detection by dipping in 2-naphthol sulfuric acid reagent and aniline diphenylamine ortho-phosphoric acid reagent, followed by heating at 120 °C. Post-chromatographic derivatization on aluminium-backed amino plates was performed by heating the plate 190 °C for 20 min. Evaluation under UV light at 366 nm. For fluorescence enhancement the amino plate was dipped into a 1:2 solution of paraffin in n-hexane. Densitometric quantification by fluorescence measurement at 366 nm and by absorbance measurement at 500 and 405 nm.

      Classification: 10a
      109 005
      Thin-layer chromatography for the separation and analysis of acidic carbohydrates
      Z. ZHANG (Zhang Zhenqing), Z. XIAO (Xiao Zhongping), R. LINHARDT* (*Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Biotechnology Center 4005, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180-3590, USA,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 32, 1711-1732 (2009). The authors described the TLC methods available for the analysis of acidic monosaccharides, disaccharides, and oligosaccharides derived from natural sources. TLC methods for the separation and visualization of monosaccharides are examined, as well as the successful application of TLC for ganglioside analysis and the application of these separations to neoglycolipids prepared from less tractable oligosaccharides and strong acidic animal polysaccharides, such as glycosaminoglycans.

      Keywords: food analysis review
      Classification: 1, 10a
      118 051
      Compositional evaluation of selected agro-industrial wastes as valuable sources for the recovery of complex carbohydrates
      A. VOJVODIC, D. KOMES, I. VOVK, A. BELSCAK, A. BUSIC (*Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb, Department of Food Engineering, Pierottijeva 6, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia,

      Food Res. Int. 89, 565-573 (2016). HPTLC of galacturonic acid (1), galactose (2), glucose (3), mannose (4), arabinose (5), xylose (6) and rhamnose (7) in neutral hydrolysates from 5 plant secondary raw materials (sugar beet pulp, walnut shell, cocoa bean husk, onion peel and pea pods) on silica gel, impregnated by immersion in 0.5 M solution of monosodium phosphate, three times with acetonitrile – water – ethyl acetate – 1-propanol 17:3:4:4. Detection by dipping into diphenylamine-aniline-phosphoric acid reagent (2 % solution of diphenylamine and aniline, each in phosphoric acid – methanol 1:4), followed by heating at 150 ºC for 3 min. Qualitative identification using white light illumination. The hRF values for (1) to (7) were 1, 15, 22, 28, 37, 54 and 83, respectively.

      Classification: 10a
      60 060
      Synthesis of dabsylhydrazine and its use in the chromatographic determination of monosaccharides by thin-layer and high-performance liquid chromatography
      J.-K. LIN, S.-S. WU (Inst. of Biochemistry, Coll. of Med., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan, P.R. China)

      Anal. Chem. 59, 1320-1326 (1987). TLC of monosaccharide dabsylhydrazones on silica with e.g. water saturated n-butanol - triethylamine 30:1, acetonitrile - benzene - ethyl acetate 15:15:1 or benzene - CHCl3 - EtOH 15:15:10. Dabsylhydrazones of D-glucose, palactose, mannose, fructose, arabinose, xylose, ribose, deoxyribose, glycerose.

      Classification: 10a