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Journal of Chromatography B, 1184, 122956 (2021). Test for acetyl- and butyrylcholinesterase (AChE and BChE) inhibition without development of piperin (standard inhibitor of AChE and BChE) and ethanol – water (3:2) extracts of Iranian plants, on HPTLC silica gel prewashed twice with methanol – water 3:2 and dried 60 min at 120°C. After sample application the plate was immersed (speed 3.5 cm/s, time 2 s) into enzyme solution (6.6 units/mL AChE or 3.3 units/mL BChE in TRIS buffer 0.05 M, with bovine serum albumin 0.1 %, pH 7.8), incubation 25 min at 37°C and immersion (speed 3.5 cm/s, time 1 s) into chromogenic substrate solution (α-naphthyl acetate 0.1 % and Fast Blue salt B 0.2 % in ethanol – water, 1:2). Seven mobile phases were tested for the active samples. Best separation was obtained with toluene – ethyl acetate – formic acid – water 4:16:3:2 and with toluene – ethyl acetate – methanol 6:3:1. Before enzymatic assay, plates developed with acidic mobile phases were neutralized by spraying 3 mL citrate phosphate buffer (Na2HPO4 8 %, citric acid q.s. ad pH 7.5) followed by 10 min of automatic drying. Enzymatic assay was performed using a piezoelectric spraying device: a) pre-wetting by spraying 1 mL TRIS buffer (0.05 M, pH 7.8); b) spraying 3 mL of the enzyme solution; c) incubation 25 min in a humid box at 37°C; d) spraying 0.5 mL substrate solution; e) 5 min drying at room temperature, and then 10 min of automatic drying. By spraying, zone shift and zone diffusion, which occurred with plate immersion, were avoided. For development control, derivatization was done by piezoelectrically spraying 4 mL of sulfuric anisaldehyde reagent (anisaldehyde – sulfuric acid – acetic acid – methanol, 1:10:20:170), followed by heating 3 min at 110°C. For identification of zones of interest, direct elution with methanol from underivatized HPTLC plates through a TLC-MS interface directly to a MS. Identified zones were 3-O-acetyl-β-boswellic acid (triterpenoid) from Boswellia carteri gum-resin (Burseraceae), pimpinellin and psoralen (furocoumarins) from Heracleum persicum flowers (Apiaceae), oleuropein (seco-iridoid) from Olea europaea leaves (Oleaceae), harmine, harmaline, vasicine, deoxyvasine (alkaloids) from Peganum harmala seeds (Zygophyllaceae), costic acid (sesquiterpene) from Nardostachys jatamansi hypocotyl (Valerianaceae), elaidic, linoleic, palmitic, palmitoleic acids (fatty acids) from Pistacia atlantica fruits (Anacardiaceae).
J. Planar Chromatogr. 34, 377-401 (2021). HPTLC of flavonoid glycosides, phloroglucinol glycosides, monoterpene glycosides and monoterpene sugar esters, triterpenoids, phloroglucinols, monomeric phloroglucinols, dimeric phloroglucinols and phloroglucinol-terpene adducts in 15 eucalypts (13 Eucalyptus and 2 Corymbia) on silica gel with multiple mobile phases. Detection by spraying with anisaldehyde-sulfuric acid reagent. Zones were scanned from 200 to 700 nm.
J. Planar Chromatogr. 34, 345-351 (2021). HPTLC of Croton tiglium extracts on silica gel with toluene - ethyl acetate 9:1, toluene - ethyl acetate - methanol 6:4:1, toluene - ethyl acetate 3:2, toluene - ethyl acetate - methanol 4:6:1. Detection by spraying with anisaldehyde - sulfuric acid reagent. Identification of steroids and terpenoids on silica gel with toluene - ethyl acetate 9:1 and detection by spraying with the Liebermann‒Burchard reagent, followed by heating at 100 °C. Acidic compounds were analyzed on silica gel with toluene - ethyl acetate 9:1, followed by spraying with bromocresol green reagent. Coumarins were analyzed on silica gel with toluene - ethyl acetate - methanol 4:6:1, followed by spraying with alcoholic potassium hydroxide reagent and visualization under UV light at 366 nm.
Bioorg. Chem. 88, 102947 (2019). HPTLC of pentylcurcumene in the aerial part of Geophila repens on silica gel with benzene - methanol 3:1. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 254 nm. The hRF value of pentylcurcumene was 50. Linearity was between 100 and 500 ng/zone. The intermediate precision was below 2 % (n=3). The LOD and LOQ were 16 and 49 ng/zone. Recovery was between 97.2 and 98.7 %.
Planta Med. 85(3), 195-202 (2019). The dichloromethane fraction of an ethanolic extract from Gloeophyllum odoratum sporocarp (Gloeophyllaceae, Basidiomycetes) was submitted to a multistep purification process (conventional, flash and supercritical fluid column chromatography). At each step, fractions were monitored on TLC silica gel with dichloromethane – methanol – water 40:4:1. Detection under white and UV light after derivatization with vanillin sulfuric acid 5 % in methanol and heating. Eight triterpenes were isolated for further identification: eburicodiol, gloeophyllins B and K, hydroxylanosterol, trametenolic acid B (all five from the lanostane type), gloeophyllins A and L (C‑nor-D-homoergosteroid type), and ergosterol peroxide (ergostane type).
Heliyon 6(8), e04654 (2020). HPTLC of ethanolic extracts of three algae (100µg/band) on silica gel, along with carotenoid standards (10µg/band), developed with toluene – acetone 7:3. Detection under white light. Carotenoids appeared orange or yellow, chlorophylls green, pheophytins dark khaki. Carotenoid patterns of the algae were very different depending on the family: red alga Eucheuma denticulatum (Solieriaceae) contained mainly zeaxanthin and lutein (hRF 44) and β-carotene (hRF 88), but also β-cryptoxanthin (hRF 69-71) and fucoxanthin (hRF 39); brown alga Sargassum polycystum (Sargassaceae) contained mainly fucoxanthin, and also cryptoxanthin; green alga Caulerpa lentillifera (Caulerpaceae) contained mainly zeaxanthin, but also astaxanthin (hRF 61) and canthaxanthin (hRF 77) in smaller amounts. Separately, HPLC-MS was used to confirm and quantify these compounds, which was necessary for carotenoids with similar hRF values: zeaxanthin and lutein (hRF 44), and β-carotene and lycopene (hRF 88).
Planta Med. 84(18), 1348-1354 (2018). A subfraction (obtained through liquid-liquid partition and column chromatography) of the ethanolic extract of whole Vernonia cinerea plants (Asteraceae, subf. Cichorioideae) was further fractioned by reverse-phase SPE (solid-phase extraction) followed by preparative TLC on silica gel layer (eluent not given). For verification, zones were detected by spraying with anisaldehyde solution with 10 % sulfuric acid, followed by heating at 100 °C. Further purification by reverse-phase HPLC allowed the isolation of 6 hirsutinolide-type sesquiterpenoids (all with a oxacyclonane forming an ether bridge), including vernolides A and B.
Planta Med. 84(18), 1340-1347 (2018). Preparative TLC on silica gel for the final purification of 15 phenylethyl-chromenone derivatives (including 3 with epoxide functions), 4 sesquiterpenoids (neopetasane, dehydrokaranone, dioxoselinene, ligudicin C) and a steroid (ergostatetraenone), all isolated through multi-step column chromatography from the ethyl-acetate fraction of a methanolic extract of Aquilaria sinensis resinous wood (Thymelaeaceae). For each compound, mobile phase, RF value and yield are given.