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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      127 077
      Comparison between thin‑layer chromatography and overpressured layer chromatography fingerprints of commercial essential oils and accelerated solvent extraction plant extracts
      E. SERNI*, L. PISTELLI, A. BERTOLI (*Department of Pharmacy, University of Pisa, 56126 Pisa, Italy,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 34, 113-120 (2021). HPTLC of thymol (1), carvacrol (2), α-terpineol (3), t-anethole (4), safrole (5), p-anisaldehyde (6), fenchone (7), quercetin (8), kaempferol (9) and quercitrin (10) in common thyme essential oil, star anise essential oil and acerola fruit extract on silica gel with toluene - ethyl acetate 17:3 and methanol - water 1:1. The hRF values for (1) to (10) were 24, 22, 3, 79, 83, 21, 46, 53, 27, 18 and 44, respectively. The OPLC methods were  time- and solvent-saving in comparison with conventional TLC.

      Classification: 15b
      123 026
      High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatographic fingerprinting of sandalwood essential oils
      H. OFORI, D. HETTIARACHCHI, T. SOSTARIC, F. BUSETTI, Mary BOYCE* (*Centre for Ecosystem Management, School of Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, 6027, Australia

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 205-210 (2019). HPTLC fingerprint of essential oils from five sandalwood species, namely, Santalum album, Santalum spicatum, Santalum austrocaledonicum, Santalum paniculatum, Santalum lanceolatum on silica gel with toluene - ethyl acetate 17:3. Detection by spraying with p-anisaldehyde sulfuric acid reagent. Qualitative identification under UV light at 254 and 366 nm. The hRF value of α-bisabolol was 48. 

      Classification: 15b
      106 079
      Investigation of thyme (Thymus vulgaris L
      Ágnes M. MÓRICZ*, G. HORVÁTH, P. MOLNÁR, B. KOCSIS, A. BÖSZÖRMÉNYI, É. LEMBERKOVICS, P. G. OTT (*Plant Protection Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Herman O. Str. 15, 1022 Budapest, Hungary;

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 23, 406-410 (2010). TLC and OPLC of essential oil of thyme (thymol, carvacrol, and linalool as standards) on silica gel with chloroform (previously extracted with a 0.1 % aqueous solution of sodium hydrogen carbonate and dried on sodium sulfate to eliminate the stabilizer amylene, free hydrochloric acid, and chlorine) in an unsaturated chamber. Detection at 254 nm, by spraying with vanillin - sulfuric acid reagent (50 mg vanillin with 12 mL ethanol and 200 mL 98 % sulfuric acid) and heating to 70 °C for 10 min, and by use of the BioArena system. Quantitative determination by densitometry at 275 and 600 nm (dual-wavelength measurement).

      Classification: 15b
      57 086
      J. LI

      Shenyang Pharm. Coll. (Shenyang Yaoxueyuan Xuebao) 1, 147-151 (1984). (Chinese) (Determination of curecumol in the volatile oil of curecuma aromatica by thin-layer chromatography.) TLC of curecumol on silica with petrol ether - ethyl acetate 95:5. Detection by spraying with 10 % vanillin in acetic acid - HClO4 15:1. Determination by densitometry.

      Classification: 15b
      63 147
      The photoregulation of carotenoid biosynthesis in Aspergillus giganteus mut
      M. EL-JACK*, A. MACKENZIE, P.M. BRAMLEY, (*Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, Egham, Surrey TW2O OEX, UK)

      alba. Planta 174, 59-66 (1988). TLC of geraniol, farnesol, geranylgeraniol and prephytoene alcohol on silica with ethyl acetate - conc. NH3 - isopropanol 3:3:4 on silica impregnated with 5% paraffin in petrol ether (60-80°C) with methanol - water 80:20 saturated with paraffin. The bands were located with a spark chamber, eluted and radioassayed.

      Classification: 15b, 30b
      69 067
      P.C. SCHMIDT*, K. VOGEL, (*Inst. für Chemie und Pharmazie, Lehrstuhl für Pharmazeutische Technologie, Auf der Morgenstelle 8, D-7400 Tübingen, FRG)

      Untersuchungen zur Stabilität von Kamille-Handelspräparaten. (Investigation on the stability of camolmile preparations.) Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung 132, 462-468 (1992). TLC of ether extracted oils (chamazulene, cis-En-In-dicycloether, Trans-En-In-dicycloether, bisabolol, bisabololoxid A, bisabololoxid B, matricin) on silica with dichloromethane – ethyl acetate 46:1. TLC of flavonoids (herniarin, umbelliferon, apigenin, apigenin-7-glycoside) on silica (2D). First dimension: ethyl acetate – MEK – water – formic acid 20:10:1:1; drying at 40°C for 20 min. Second dimension: toluene – ethyl acetate – formic acid 24:6:1. Detection of ether extracted oils with anisaldehyde reagent R DAB 9 and heating at 105 °C for 5 min; of flavonoids with Naturstoff-A reagent.

      Classification: 8a, 15b
      77 046
      OPLC analysis of heterocyclic oxygen compounds from citrus fruit essential oils
      P. DUGO*, L. MONDELLO, G. LAMONICA, G. DUGO, (Dipartimento Farmaco-Chimico, Facolta di Farmacia, Universita di Messina, viale Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy)

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 9, 120 - 125 (1996). HPTLC of 22 compounds (coumarins, psoralens, and polymethoxylated flavones) on silica with n-butyl acetate - hexane 8:2 or chloroform - butyl acetate - hexane 9:1:15. Detection under UV 254 and 366 nm. OPLC technique may be used as a rapid, preliminary method to evaluate contamination or sophistication of citrus essential oils.

      Keywords: quality control
      Classification: 8, 15b
      106 081
      HPTLC analysis of neem oil in herbal dosage form
      S. MUSTHABA*, M. ATHAR, S. BABOOTA & S. AHMAD (*Dept. of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi 110062, India,

      Asian Journal of Chemistry 23(1), 385-387 (2011). HPTLC on silica gel with chloroform - ethyl acetate containing 1 % acetic acid. Two well resolved zones with hRf values of 33 and 55 were obtained by illumination at 254 nm. The zones were labelled as substance I and II and used for standardization of the oil. Densitometric evaluation at 265 nm. The linearity range for both substances was 4-100 µg/band. The recovery was in the range of 97.4-98.7 %. Several commercially available tablets and capsules were analyzed for the content of Neem oil using substances I and II as marker (in the absence of chemical markers).

      Classification: 15b