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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      124 018
      Thin-layer chromatography - Plate technology
      F. RABEL, J. SHERMA* (*Lafayette College, Easton, PA, United States).

      Encyclopedia of Analytical Science 10, 93-99 (2019). Review of different aspects of the TLC plate-making process including sorbents used in TLC (silica gel, aluminum oxide, cellulose, polyamide, bonded silica layers, ion exchange and diatomaceous earth), thickness of layers, binders (calcium sulfate and polymeric binders), fluorescent indicators and other additives, supports, sorbent particle size and ultra thin-layer chromatography.

      Keywords: HPTLC review
      Classification: 1b
      124 050
      Thin layer chromatography in the analysis of cannabis and its components and synthetic cannabinoids
      J. SHERMA, F. RABEL* (ChromHELP, LLC, 136 Progress Ave., Woodbury, NJ 08096, USA,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 42, 613-628 (2019). Review of TLC methods for the analysis of cannabis, including extraction methodologies, TLC for the study of biological activity of cannabis, analysis of male and female Cannabis sativa varieties, TLC separation, detection and identification of cannabis. TLC-densitometric methods for the quantification of cannabinoids and TLC-bioassays were also described. The application of TLC for the detection of tetrahydrocannabinol and its metabolites in urine and hair and for the analysis of synthetic cannabinoids was also reviewed.

      Keywords: HPTLC review
      Classification: 1
      124 044
      State of the art and prospects of methods for determination of lipophilicity of chemical compounds
      D. KEMPINSKA, T. CHMIEL*, A. KOT-WASIK, A. MROZ, Z. MAZERSKA, J. NAMIESNIK (*Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Gdansk University of Technology, 11/12 G. Narutowicza St., 80-233 Gdansk, Poland,

      Trends Anal. Chem. 113, 54-73 (2019). Review of analytical methods for determination of lipophilicity, including a comparison of their usefulness, main advantages and limitations. TLC-based methods were also described, including RP-TLC for the analysis of compounds with low water solubility.

      Classification: 1b
      124 034
      Main directions of development and practical usage of thin-layer chromatography
      Svetlana KHREBTOVA*, V. BEREZKIN (*Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, Russian Academy of Sciences, 29, Leninsky Avenue, Moscow, 119991, GSP-1, Russian Federation,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 355-358 (2019). Review of changes of TLC usage between 2008 and 2018, regarding geography, journals publishing articles on the field, subject area of publications and main conditions under which the analyses were conducted.

      Keywords: HPTLC review
      Classification: 1
      123 002
      Review of thin layer chromatography in pesticide analysis: 2016-2018
      J. SHERMA, F. RABEL* (*ChromHELP, LLC, 136 Progress Ave., Woodbury, NJ 08096, USA,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 41, 1052-1065 (2019). Review of the following topics for the period of November 1, 2016 to November 1, 2018: sample preparation for TLC pesticide analysis; lipophilicity and retention studies for the study of biological activity; new reagents for pesticide detection; HPTLC-effect directed analysis on the surface of the layer; TLC-Raman spectrometry for the analysis of thiabendazole, triazophos, and phosmet residues; TLC analysis of radiolabeled pesticides; methods for the separation, detection, and qualitative and quantitative determination of pesticide residues; determination of pesticides in commercial products and the use of TLC for pesticide degradation studies. The review highlighted the isolation, characterization, and determination of less hazardous and less toxic biopesticides from plants, bacteria, fungi, and soil as the most active application area of pesticide TLC today.

      Classification: 1a, 29f
      123 004
      Application of analytical chemistry in the quality evaluation of Glycyrrhiza spp.
      J. CHEN (Chen Jia), F. WEI (Wei Feng), S. MA (Ma Shuang Cheng)* (*National Institute for Food and Drug Control, State Food and Drug Administration, 2 TiantanXili, Beijing, 10050, China,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 42, 122-127 (2019). Review of the application of TLC and HPTLC for the analysis of Licorice, the dried root and rhizome of Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch., Glycyrrhiza inflate Bat., or Glycyrrhiza glabra L. The authors described methods using HPLC combined with HPLC fingerprint for rapid identification of species as well as methodologies for the analysis of glabridin on silica gel and RP-18.

      Classification: 1a
      123 005
      Thin-layer chromatography in medicinal chemistry
      Sandra SEGAN, D. OPSENICA, Dusanka OPSENICA* (*Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade, Studentski trg 12-16, P.O. Box 51, 11158 Belgrade, Serbia,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 42, 238-248 (2019). Review of recent applications of TLC in medicinal chemistry, including the determination of lipophilicity of biologically active compounds and its influence as activity descriptors of absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination and toxicity. Practical applications of TLC as a fast screening technique in different stages of monitoring processes were also described, including systems recently used for stability studies of selected drugs.

      Classification: 1a, 32a
      123 006
      Trends in analysis of vegetables by high performance TLC
      Teodora SCROB, Anamaria HOSU, Claudia CIMPOIU* (*Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Babes-Bolyai University, 11 Arany Janos, Cluj-Napoca, 400028, Romania,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 42, 249-257 (2019). Review of HPTLC methods published after 2000 for the analysis of vegetables, including bioactive compounds such as indoles, glycolipids, carotenoids and anthocyanins. TLC methods for the identification and quantification of pesticide residues such as iprodione, vinclozolin, cymoxanil, deltamethrin and parathion were reviewed. TLC coupled with other non-chromatographic techniques for the analysis of inorganic species, mycotoxins, glycoalkaloids and polyamides was described.  

      Classification: 1b