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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      127 017
      Phytoremediation of textile effluent and mixture of structurally different dyes by Glandularia pulchella (Sweet) Tronc.
      A. KABRA, R. KHANDARE, T. WAGHMODE, S. GOVINDWAR* (*Department of Biochemistry, Shivaji University, Kolhapur 416 004, India,

      Chemosphere. 87, 265-272 (2012). HPTLC of different dyes, namely Scarlet RR
      (1), Rubine GFL (2), Brilliant Blue R (3), Navy Blue 2R (4) and Red HE3B (5) and ethyl acetate extracted metabolites (6) on silica gel with toluene - ethyl acetate - methanol 7:2:1. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 280 nm at various time intervals (0-96 h). The hRF values of (1) to (5) were 90, 82, 79, 69 and 49, respectively. The hRF values of (6) were 86, 63, 56, 44, 34, 27, 18, 11 and 5. The method allowed to study the progressive decolorization and preferential degradation of the dyes within a mixture by Glandularia pulchella.


      Classification: 30a
      127 022
      Analysis of unauthorized Sudan dyes in food by high-performance thin-layer chromatography
      W. SCHWACK*, E. PELLISSIER, G. MORLOCK (*Institute of Food Chemistry, University of Hohenheim, Garbenstrasse 28, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany,

      Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 410, 5641-5661 (2018). HPTLC of eight Sudan dyes, i.e., Sudan I (1), Sudan II (2), Sudan (3), Sudan IV (4), Sudan Red B (5), Sudan Red 7B (6), Sudan Orange G (7), and Para Red (8) in chili powder, paprika powder, curcuma powder, chili sauce, curry paste, palm oil on caffeine-impregnated silica gel with isohexane - ethyl methyl ketone 5:1. Densitometric evaluation in absorption mode at 390, 415, 500, 525, and 550 nm. Zones of interest were eluted with the oval elution head of the TLC-MS interface for further mass spectrometry analysis. The hRF values for (1) to (8) were 44, 48, 29, 33, 33, 38, 22 and 20, respectively. The LOD and LOQ were 2 and 9 ng/zone for (1) to (8), respectively. Recovery was between 73 and 120 %.

      Classification: 30a
      126 025
      Characterization of synthetic dyes for environmental and forensic assessments: A chromatography and mass spectrometry approach
      J. TERAN, Z. MILLBERN, D. SHAO (Shao Donyan), X. SUI (Sui Xinyi), Y. LIU (liu Yixin), M. DEMMLER, N. VINUEZA* (*Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science, North Carolina State University, 1020 Main Campus Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA,

      J. Sep. Sci. 44, 387-402 (2021). Review of current methods for the analysis of disperse, acid, basic and reactive dyes from 2009 to present, including the identification and characterization of synthetic dyes by employing chromatographic methods.

      Keywords: HPTLC review
      Classification: 1b, 30a
      126 049
      Detection of synthetic food color “Metanil Yellow” in sweets: a systematic approach
      K. KOURANI, N. KAPOOR, A. BADIYE, R. SHUKLA* (*Biological and Life Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009, India,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 33, 413-418 (2020). HPTLC of metanil yellow in colored sweets on silica gel with ethyl acetate - methanol - 25 % ammonia - water 35:11:5:5. Detection at UV 430 nm. The hRF value for metanil yellow was 56.

      Classification: 30a
      126 056
      A novel USP-HPTLC protocol compliant method for the simultaneous quantification of E-102, E-124, and E-133 azo dyes in consumer goods
      S. NANDANWADKAR*, V. MASTIHOLIMATH (*Department of Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, KLE College of Pharmacy, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Nehru Nagar, Belagavi, Belgaum, Karnataka 590-010, India,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 33, 405-412 (2020). HPTLC of E-102 (1), E-124 (2), and E-133 (3) azo dyes with n-butanol - isopropanol - 25 % ammonia - water 13:4:2:1. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 420 nm for (1), 335 nm for (2) and 410 nm for (3), respectively. The hRF values for (1) to (3) were 16, 18 and 36, respectively. Linearity was between 200 and 1000 ng/zone.

      Classification: 30a
      126 063
      The interaction methylene blue and glutathione-S-transferase purified from human erythrocytes
      S. UZAN, H. ACAY, M. FIRAT, A. BILDEN, H. AYGUN* (*Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 33, 263-269 (2020). HPTLC of the interaction between methylene blue and purified glutathione-S-transferase (5 mmol/L methylene blue and enzyme solution in 0.1 mol/L potassium phosphate buffer) on silica gel with butanol - acetic acid - water 12:3:5 for 2 h. Detection by spraying with ninhydrin (0.25 % in acetone). The complex that most likely came from the interaction of methylene blue and purified glutathione-S-transferase had a hRf of 16.

      Classification: 20, 30a
      125 044
      A novel digitally optimized rapid quantification of carcinogenic aryl azo amines from various food matrices by HPTLC-MS
      N. MADHUKAR*, M. VINAYAK (*Department of Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, KLE College of Pharmacy, Nehru Nagar, Belagavi 590010, Karnataka, India,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 43, 445-454 (2020). HPTLC of aniline (1), 2,4-xylidine (2) and 4-aminoazobenzene (3) in chili oils, pickles and related food matrices on silica gel with chloroform - acetic acid 9:1. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 280 nm. The hRF values for (1) to (3) were 53, 43 and 82, respectively. Linearity was in the range of 2-14 ppm for (1) to (3). The LOD and LOQ were 0.0015 and 0.0045 ppm for (1), 400 and 1200 ppm for (2) and 200 and 600 ppm for (3), respectively. Mean recovery rate was 100.2 % for (1) and 100.9 % for (2). The azo aryl amines were also analyzed using a TLC-MS interface.

      Classification: 30a
      123 058
      Use of 1,2-napthoquinone-4-sulfonate (Folin’s reagent) for the Thin-Layer Chromatographic detection of p-phenylenediamine
      S. KOTE*, S. DHOBALE, V. THAKARE, B. MORE (*Regional Forensic Science Laboratory, Home Department, State of Maharashtra, Amravati 444606, India,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 59-60 (2019). TLC of p-phenylenediamine on silica gel with ethyl acetate - diethyl ether 1:1. Detection by spraying with aqueous alkaline solution of Folin’s reagent (0.5 % Folin’s reagent in 5 % sodium carbonate solution). The hRF value of p-phenylenediamine was 45. The LOD for p-phenylenediamine was approximately 3 μg by visual evaluation.

      Classification: 30a