Cumulative CAMAG Bibliography Service CCBS

Our CCBS database includes more than 11,000 abstracts of publications. Perform your own detailed search of TLC/HPTLC literature and find relevant information.

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:

  • Full text search: Enter a keyword, e.g. an author's name, a substance, a technique, a reagent or a term and see all related publications
  • Browse and search by CBS classification: Select one of the 38 CBS classification categories where you want to search by a keyword
  • Keyword register: select an initial character and browse associated keywords
  • Search by CBS edition: Select a CBS edition and find all related publications

Registered users can create a tailor made PDF of selected articles throughout CCBS search – simply use the cart icon on the right hand of each abstract to create your individual selection of abstracts. You can export your saved items to PDF by clicking the download icon.

      130 069
      Bioproduction, purification and physicochemical characterization of melanin from Streptomyces sp. strain MR28
      M. RUDRAPPA, S. KUMAR, R. KUMAR, A. ALMANSOUR, K. PERUMAL, S. NAYAKA* (*P.G. Department of Studies in Botany, Karnatak University, Dharwad 580003, Karnataka, India,

      Microbiol. Res. 268, 127295 (2023). HPTLC of melanin produced by Streptomyces sp. strain MR28 on silica gel with ethanol - 75 % butanol - water 1:4:1. Detection by exposure to iodine vapor. The hRF value for melanin was 68.

      Classification: 30b
      128 047
      Comparative evaluation of different methods for determining phytochemicals and antioxidant activity in products containing betalains – Verification of beetroot samples
      Barbara KUSZNIEREWICZ*, M. MROZ, I. KOSS, J. NAMIESNIK (*Department of Food Chemistry, Technology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Chemistry, Gda´nsk University of Technology, Narutowicza
      11/12 St., 80-233 Gda´nsk, Poland, ()

      Food Chem. 362, 130132 (2021). HPTLC of betanin (1) and vulgaxanthin I (2) in beetroot (Beta vulgaris L. subsp. vulgaris) on RP-18 silica gel with water - acetonitrile -  trifluoroacetic acid 40:10:1. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 535 nm for (1) and 484 nm for (2). The hRF values for (1) and (2) were 38 and 58, respectively.

      Classification: 30b
      125 035
      Cytotoxicity and 3T3-L1 cell uptake of lactucaxanthin purified and characterized by LC-MS and NMR from lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
      N. JAYAPALA, A. ELAVARASAN, S. CHAUDHARI, B. VALLIKANNAN* (*Department of Biochemistry, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore-570020, Karnataka, India,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 43, 233-246 (2020). HPTLC of lutein (1) and lactucaxanthin (2) in three varieties of lettuce (Iceberg, Romania, and green lettuce) on silica gel with heptane - acetone 7:3. The hRF values for (1) and (2) were 44 and 41, respectively.

      Classification: 30b
      125 050
      The use of thin-layer chromatography in the assessment of the quality of lutein-containing dietary supplements
      P. MIGAS*, N. STEMPKA, M. BARANOWSKA (*Department of Pharmacognosy with Medicinal Plants Garden, Medical University of Gdansk, Gen. J. Haller Str. 107, 80-416 Gdansk, Poland,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 33, 11-18 (2020). HPTLC of lutein in dietary supplements on silica gel with n-heptane – ethyl acetate 9:1. The part of the TLC chromatogram containing the zone visible in day light was cut off, followed by developing in the opposite direction with n-heptane – acetone – ethyl acetate 11:5:4. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 450 nm. Linearity was between 90 and 500 ng/zone for lutein. Intermediate precisions were below 2 % (n=9). The LOD and LOQ were 50 and 90 ng/zone, respectively. Recovery rate was between 87 and 102 %.

      Classification: 30b
      100 063
      Monitoring the origin of wine by reversed-phase Thin-Layer Chromatography
      Claudia CIMPOIU*, A. HOSU, R. BRICIU, V. MICLAUS (*“Babes-Bolyai“ University, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 11 Arany Janos, 400028 Cluj-Napoca, Romania;

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 20, 407-410 (2007). TLC of the color pigments from different sorts of red wine (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Burgundy) on RP-18 with acetonitrile - water - formic acid 20:29:1 in a saturated chamber. Evaluation in visible light and under UV light at 366 nm, and by spraying with a methanolic solution of 0.5 mg/mL DPPH radical (2,2.diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl). Densitometric evaluation. RP-TLC is a tool for monitoring wine, for identification of the origin, and for detection of adulteration.

      Classification: 30b
      110 057
      Thin-layer chromatographic method for separation of wheatgrass pigments on sucrose impregnated silica gel plates
      A. SZABO, K. TAKACS, C. KALINAK, B. ERDELYI* (*Fermentia Ltd., Berlini u. 47–49, 1045 Budapest, Hungary,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 25, 361-362 (2012). HPTLC of pigments in wheatgrass on sucrose-impregnated silica gel prepared by dipping the plates into a sucrose solution (400 g granulated sucrose/1 L distilled water), followed by heating at 110 °C for 20 min. Development with n-hexane - acetone 37:13. Detection by absorbance measurement between 400 and 800 nm. Sucrose impregnation prevents the degradation of the pigments during the analysis.

      Classification: 30b
      61 180
      (Determination of pigments in green plant leaves by using thin-layer chromatography)
      J. NI (Ni Jianhua), H. ZHOU (Zhou Huilan), W. WANG (Wang Xingguo), (Lanzhou Univ., Lanzhou, P.R. China)

      (Chinese). J. Lanzhou Univ., Nat. Sci. 23, 109-113 (1987) (Lanzhou Daxue Xuebao, Ziran Kexueban). TLC of 9 pigments (neoxanthin, violaxanthin, antheraxanthin, lutein, chlorophyll b, chlorophyll a, cryptoxanthin, pheophytins, ß-carotene) on silica with benzene - tert.butanol 9:10. Quantification by densitometry.

      Keywords: agricultural
      Classification: 30b
      66 132
      Carotenoids of Chroysochromulina polylepis (Prymnesiophyceae)
      B. BJERKENG*, M. VERNET, M.V. NIELSEN, S.L. JENSEN, (*Organic Chemistry Lab., Norwegian Inst. of Technology, University of Trondheim, N-7034 Trondheim-NTH, Norway)

      Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 18, 303-306 (1990). TLC of 19'-hexanoyloxyfucoxanthin, fucoxanthin, diadinoxanthin, 19-hexanoyloxyparacentrone-3-acetate, diatoxanthin and ß,ß-carotene on silica with 40% acetone in hexane, hexane – acetone – isopropanol 68,5:40:1,5 or hexane – acetone – isopropanol – benzene 17:33:1,3:17.

      Classification: 30b