Cumulative CAMAG Bibliography Service CCBS

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      124 003
      Rapid classification and quantification of marine oil omega-3 supplements using ATR-FTIR, FT-NIR and chemometrics
      S. KARUNATHILAKA, S. CHOI, Magdi MOSSOBA*, B. YAKES, L. BRUCKNER, Z. ELLSWORTH, C. SRIGLEY (*U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Regulatory Science, 5001 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20740 USA,

      J. Food Compos. Anal. 77, 39-43 (2019). TLC of marine oil omega-3 supplements on silica gel with hexane - diethyl ether - glacial acetic acid 50:10:1. Detection by spraying with anisaldehyde solution, following by heating using a heat gun. Analysis of samples allowed the identification of different sources of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in their natural triacylglycerol (TAG) or concentrated ethyl ester (EE) forms.

      Classification: 11a
      123 003
      Antibacterial potential of the phenolics extracted from the Paulownia tomentosa L. leaves as studied with use of high-performance thin-layer chromatography combined with direct bioautography
      Agnes MORICZ*, P. OTT, Magdalena KNAS, Ewa DLUGOSZ, D. KRUZSELYI, Teresa KOWALSKA, M. SAJEWICZ (*Department of Pathophysiology, Plant Protection Institute, Centre for Agricultural Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Herman O. Street 15, 1022 Budapest, Hungary,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 42, 249-257 (2019). HPTLC of methanolic extracts from the leaves of Paulownia tomentosa on silica gel with chloroform - ethyl acetate - methanol 20:3:2. HPTLC-direct bioautography by dipping into B. subtilis cell suspension, followed by incubation at 28 °C for 2 h. Then the bioautograms were dipped into an aqueous solution of the MTT vital dye (1 mg/mL (3-[4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl]-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide), followed by incubation at 28 °C for 30 min. Further analysis by using a HPLC-DAD-MS system allowed the identification of apigenin and p-coumaric acid as highly abundant antibacterial components.

      Classification: 9, 11a
      123 010
      Diterpene lipo-alkaloids with selective activities on cardiac K+ channels
      T. KISS, B. BORCSA, P. ORVOS, L. TÁLOSI, J. HOHMANN, D. CSUPOR* (*Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary;

      Planta Med. 83(17), 1321-1328 (2017). Benzoyl-aconine esters (lipo-alkaloids) produced by transesterification of aconitine (isolated from Aconitum sp.) with long-chain fatty acids were purified by a multistep chromatographic method, including cyclodextrane gel filtration chromatography, centrifugal planar chromatography on aluminium oxide layer using cyclohexane – chloroform – methanol 70:30:1 followed by 70:30:3 and/or preparative thin-layer chromatography on aluminium oxide layer with toluene – acetone – ethanol – concentrated ammonia 70:40:10:3.

      Classification: 4d, 4e, 11a, 22, 32e
      123 027
      Quantification of two biomarker compounds by a validated High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatographic method from different extracts of Pluchea dioscoridis growing in Saudi Arabia
      H. AL-YOUSEF*, Y. ALHOWIRINY, N. SIDDIQUI, P. ALAM, W. HASSAN, M. AMINA (*Pharmacognosy Department, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, PO Box 2457, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 243-249 (2019). HPTLC of stigmasterol (1) and cinnamic acid (2) in Pluchea dioscoridis on silica gel with chloroform - methanol - acetic acid 93:5:2. Quantitative determination of (1) by absorbance measurement at 254 nm. Compound (2) was detected by spraying with p-anisaldehyde and quantified under UV light at 513 nm. The hRF values for (1) and (2) were 57 and 19, respectivley. Linearity was between 200 and 1400 ng/zone for (1) and (2). The intermediate precision was below 2 % (n=6). The LOD and LOQ were 39 and 117 ng for (1) and 43 and 129 ng for (2), respectively. Recovery rate was between 98.8 and 99.4 % for (1) and 98.4 and 99.0 % for (2).

      Classification: 11a, 13c
      123 056
      Quantification of omega-3 fatty acids in dietary supplements and cooking products available on the polish market by Thin-Layer Chromatography–densitometry
      M. DABROWSKA, K. SOKALSKA, P. GUMULKA, Z. KUSZTAL, Malgorzata STAREK* (*Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jagiellonian University Medical College, 9 Medyczna Str, 30-688 Kraków, Poland,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 13-24 (2019). HPTLC of three omega-3 fatty acids, namely docosahexaenoic (1), eicosapentaenoic (2) and alpha-linolenic (3) on silica gel (activated by immersion in a 10 % silver nitrate solution in acetonitrile for 30 min, followed by drying at 60 °C for 30 min) with toluene - n-propanol - glacial acetic acid 200:20:1. Detection by exposure to iodine vapor for 60 min. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 520 nm. The hRF values of (1) to (3) were 15, 26 and 57, respectively. The intermediate precision was below 2 % (n=10). The LOD and LOQ were 174 and 539 mg/mL for (1), 197 and 597 mg/mL for (2) and 201 and 609 mg/mL for (3), respectively. Average recovery for (1) to (3) was between 96.6 and 103.2 %.

      Classification: 11a
      100 032
      TLC quantification of methylparaben on an inorganic ion-exchanger in the presence of other food additives
      A. MIRZAIE, A. JAMSHIDI, S. W. HUSAIN* (*Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, P. O. Box 14515-775, Poonak-Hesarak, Tehran, Iran;

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 20, 141-143 (2007). TLC of methyl, ethyl, propyl p-hydroxybenzoate, p-hydroxybenzoic acid, benzoic acid, sodium benzoate, butylated hydroxyanisol, and butylated hydroxytoluene on the inorganic ion exchanger stannic silicate in a twin-trough chamber with n-hexane - ethyl methyl ketone - acetic acid 80:20:3. Quantitation by scanning densitometry at 260 nm.

      Classification: 11a
      104 030
      Development of validated HPTLC method for quantitative estimation of oleanolic acid as marker in total methanolic extract of fruits of Randia dumetorum lam
      B. NIMAVAT*, D. MOVALIA, S. MISHRA, H. TANK (*S. J. Thakkar Pharmacy College, Saurashtra University, Rajkot,Gujarat, India)

      60th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress PA-217 (2008). HPTLC of oleanolic acid in total methanolic extract of fruits of Randia dumetorum lam. on silica gel with toluene - ethyl acetate - acetic acid 70:30:1 in a twin trough chamber saturated for 10 min. Detection by treatment with 10 % sulphuric acid in methanol, followed by heating at 110 °C and immediate densitometric evaluation. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 540 nm. The method was linear in the range of 50-500 ng/spot. Recovery was in the range of 99.4-100.8 %.

      Classification: 11a
      106 050
      A validated stability indicating HPTLC method for determination of cephalexin in bulk and Pharmaceutical formulation
      R. JESWANI*, P. SINHA, K. TOPAGI, M. DAMLE (* Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chem., A.I.S.S.M.S. College of Pharmacy, Pune 411001, India,

      International Journal of PharmaTech Research 03, 527-538 (2009). A stability indicating HPTLC method has been developed for analysis of cephalexin in bulk and dosage formulation. HPTLC on silica gel with ethyl acetate - methanol - 25 % ammonia 6:4:1. The hRf value was 56. Densitometric quantification at 260 nm. The method was linear in range of 500-1500 ng/band. Cephalexin was subjected to forced degradation (acid, alkali, oxidation, thermal, photolytic). All degradation products were well separated from the drug, indicating specificity of the method.

      Classification: 11a