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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      123 001
      HPTLC coupled to ESI-Tandem MS for identifying phospholipids associated to membrane proteins in photosynthetic purple bacteria
      Maria LAPIEZA, Colette JUNGAS, Maria SAVIRON, Carmen JARNE, L. MEMBRADO, J. VELA, J. ORDUNA, Rosa GARRIGA, J. GALBAN, V. CEBOLLA* (*Instituto de Carboquímica, ICB-CSIC, C/Miguel Luesma, 4, 50018 Zaragoza, Spain,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 42, 1-8 (2019). HPTLC of phospholipids  (phosphatidylcholines, phosphatidylethanolamines, cardiolipins and phosphatidylglycerols) associated to membrane proteins in Rhodobacter (Rb.) blasticus, Rhodospirillum (R.) rubrum and Rhodobaca (Rbc.) bogoriensis on silica gel with a 7-step gradient based on methanol - water - ethyl acetate. HPTLC was coupled to electrospray mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) using an elution head-based interface for the identification of several phospholipid species.


      Classification: 11c
      123 003
      Antibacterial potential of the phenolics extracted from the Paulownia tomentosa L. leaves as studied with use of high-performance thin-layer chromatography combined with direct bioautography
      Agnes MORICZ*, P. OTT, Magdalena KNAS, Ewa DLUGOSZ, D. KRUZSELYI, Teresa KOWALSKA, M. SAJEWICZ (*Department of Pathophysiology, Plant Protection Institute, Centre for Agricultural Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Herman O. Street 15, 1022 Budapest, Hungary,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 42, 249-257 (2019). HPTLC of methanolic extracts from the leaves of Paulownia tomentosa on silica gel with chloroform - ethyl acetate - methanol 20:3:2. HPTLC-direct bioautography by dipping into B. subtilis cell suspension, followed by incubation at 28 °C for 2 h. Then the bioautograms were dipped into an aqueous solution of the MTT vital dye (1 mg/mL (3-[4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl]-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide), followed by incubation at 28 °C for 30 min. Further analysis by using a HPLC-DAD-MS system allowed the identification of apigenin and p-coumaric acid as highly abundant antibacterial components.

      Classification: 9, 11a
      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
      123 006
      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
      123 007
      Effect-directed profiling of aqueous, fermented plant preparations via high-performance thin-layer chromatography combined with in situ assays and high-resolution mass spectrometry
      Maryam JAMSHIDI-AIDJI, Jennifer MACHO, Margit MUELLER, Gertrud MORLOCK* (*Institute of Nutritional Science, Interdisciplinary Research Center (IFZ), Justus Liebig University Giessen, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26–32, 35392 Giessen, Germany, )

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 42, 266-273 (2019). HPTLC of aqueous, fermented plant preparations from Chamomilla recutita L. (1), Allium cepa L. (2), Equisetum arvense L. (3) and Hamamelis virginiana L. (4) of different harvest years on silica gel with ethyl acetate - toluene - formic acid - water 16:4:3:2. The method was combined with effect-directed analysis (EDA) and high-resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS). For α-/β-glucosidase assays, the plate was sprayed with 2 mL substrate solution (60 mg 2-naphthyl-α-D-glucopyranoside or 2-naphthyl-β-D-glucopyranoside in 50 mL ethanol), then sprayed with 1 mL sodium acetate buffer and 2 mL enzyme solution (500 units α-glucosidase), followed by incubation at 37 ºC for 10 min. Analysis of multi-potent compounds was also performed using the 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl reagent and Gram-positive Bacillus subtilis assays, followed by recording of elution head-based HPTLC-ESI-HRMS spectra. 


      Classification: 4e
      123 008
      HPTLC, HPTLC-MS/MS and HPTLC-DPPH methods for analyses of flavonoids and their antioxidant activity in Cyclanthera pedata leaves, fruits and dietary supplement
      Francesca ORSINI, Irena VOVK*, Vesna GLAVNIK, Urska JUG, D. CORRADINI (*Department of Food Chemistry, National Institute of Chemistry, Hajdrihova 19, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 32, 41-46 (2019). HPTLC of flavonoids apigenin, luteolin, chrysin, myricetin, prunin (or naringenin 7-O-glucoside), nicotiflorin (or kaempferol 3-O-rutinoside), rutin (or quercetin 3-O-rutinoside), quercetin 3-O-glucopyranoside, luteolin 7-O-glucoside, isovitexin (or apigenin-6-C-glucoside), apigenin-7-O-glucoside, naringenin, hesperetin, flavone, kaempferide, kaempferol, naringin, hesperidin, quercetin dihydrate and quercetin in Caigua (Cyclanthera pedata Scrabs) on silica gel (1) or RP-18 (2) with ethyl acetate - water - formic acid 17:3:2 for (1) or 5 % formic acid in methanol - water 7:3 for (2). Detection by heating at 110 ºC, followed by dipping into Natural product reagent for 2 min. Qualitative identification under UV light at 254 nm and 366 nm. Flavonoids were further analyzed by HPTLC–MS/(MSn). 

      Classification: 8a
      123 051
      A novel chromogenic spray reagent for thin-layer chromatographic analysis of paraquat and design of an ultra-low-cost sensor for on-the-field detection of viologens
      A. PATHAN, M. BASEER, A. KADAM, S. JUNNE* (*Regional Forensic Science Laboratory, Nanded, India,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 335-338 (2019). TLC of paraquat on silica gel with methanol - ammonia 97:3. Detection by spraying with 1 % phenylhydrazine (0.5 g phenylhydrazine in 50 mL 2 N sodium hydroxide). The hRF value of paraquat was 62. 

      Classification: 29d
      123 022
      Reversed-phase Thin-Layer Chromatography of inorganic anions on tri-n-butyl amine impregnated silica gel-G layers: separation of coexisting I–, IO3– and IO4–, Fe(CN)64– and Fe(CN)43-
      S. SHARMA*, C. SHARMA (*Department of Chemistry, School of Sciences, IFTM University, Delhi Road, Moradabad 244102, India,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 265-271 (2019). HPTLC of 24 anions on tri-n-butyl amine (TBA) impregnated silica gel with 13 mobile phases (methanol, dimethylformamide, diisopropyl ether, tetrahydrofuran, 2-propanol, dimethylformamide - methanol 1:1, dimethylformamide - diisopropyl ether 1:1, dimethylformamide - tetrahydrofuran, 1:1, dimethylformamide - 2-propanol 1:1, 0.1 M oxalic acid, 0.1 M tartaric acid, 0.1 M citric acid and 0.1 M succinic acid). The retention behavior was analyzed in aqueous and non-aqueous mobile phases. The hRF values were also correlated with their lyotropic numbers. 20 % TBA-impregnated silica gel was found very effective for binary and ternary separations of anions.

      Classification: 2c, 33b