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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      124 051
      A reliable, simple and cost-efficient TLC-HPLC method for simultaneously determining florfenicol and florfenicol amine in porcine urine: application to residue surveillance
      M. QIAN, D. ZHOU, Q. WANG, J. GAO, D. LI, Y. LI, B. YANG* (*Hubei Engineering Research Center of Viral Vector, Wuhan University of Bioengineering, NO. 1 Hanshi Road, Xinzhou District, Wuhan City, Hubei Province 430415, P. R. China,

      Food Addit. Contam. Part A. 36, 1218-1227 (2019). Preparative TLC of florfenicol and florfenicol amine in porcine urine on silica gel with dichloromethane - acetone - ammonium hydroxide 20:20:1. Qualitative identification under UV light at 254 nm. Zones were scraped off and extracted for HPLC analysis.

      Classification: 28a
      124 043
      A simple and rapid method for histamine analysis in fish and fishery products by TLC determination
      Z. TAO (Tao Zhihua)*, M. SATO, Y. HAN (Han Yali), Z. TAN (Tan Zhujun), T. TAMAGUCHI, T. NAKANO (*Department of Food and Biology Technology, Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou University Town, 100, Guangzhou, China,

      Food Control. 22, 1154-1157 (2011). TLC of histamine in fish and fishery products on cellulose with ammonia - ethanol 1:3. Detection by spraying with Pauly's reagent (equal mixture of 20 mM sulfanilic acid in a 1 M HCl solution and 200 mM sodium nitrite solution, followed by adding 10 % anhydrous sodium carbonate in a 5 % ethanol solution). Color intensity was recorded using a digital camera, followed by imaging processing. Linearity was between 30 and 1000 ng/zone for histamine. Intermediate precision was below 5 % (n=3). The LOD was 20 ppm (2 mg/100 g). Recovery rate was between 93 and 98 %.

      Classification: 17a
      124 042
      Quantitative TLC-SERS detection of histamine in seafood with support vector machine analysis
      A. TAN (Tan Ailing), Y. ZHAO (Zhao Yong), K. SIVASHANMUGAN, K. SQUIRE, A. WANG* (*School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 97331, USA,

      Food Control. 103, 111-118 (2019). Thin layer chromatography in tandem with surface-enhanced Raman scattering (TLC-SERS) of histamine in tuna samples on diatomaceous earth plates with ethanol - ammonia 3:1. Detection by spraying with Pauly's reagent (equal mixture of 20 mM sulfanilic acid in a 1 M HCl solution and 200 mM sodium nitrite solution, followed by adding 10 % anhydrous sodium carbonate in a 5 % ethanol solution). Gold nanoparticles were deposited on the plate zone and measurements were performed using a Raman spectrometer with an excitation laser wavelength of 785 nm.

      Classification: 4e, 17a
      124 020
      Unsupervised pattern recognition chemometrics for distinguishing different Egyptian olive varieties using a new integrated densitometric reversed-phase high-performance thin-layer chromatography–image analysis technique
      R. IBRAHIM*, H. ZAATOUT (*Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria University, Alexandria 21521, Egypt,; rehamsaid84@yahoo)

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 411-420 (2019). HPTLC of oleuropein in olive leave samples belonging to 9 different Egyptian olive varieties on RP-18 with methanol - acetonitrile 7:3. Detection by dipping into a methanolic 2-aminoethyldiphenylborane reagent (0.5 %), followed by drying and dipping into methanolic PEG 400 solution (5 %). Qualitative determination under UV light at 366 nm. Captured images were processed using the ImageJ software in order to build 2 separate data matrices (before and after derivatization). Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 240 nm. The hRF value for oleuropein was 35. Linearity was between 0.1 and 0.6 µg/zone.  Intermediate precision was below 1 % (n=6). The LOD and LOQ were 0.07 and 0.22 µg/zone. Recovery rate was 100.5 %.

      Classification: 7
      124 003
      Rapid classification and quantification of marine oil omega-3 supplements using ATR-FTIR, FT-NIR and chemometrics
      S. KARUNATHILAKA, S. CHOI, Magdi MOSSOBA*, B. YAKES, L. BRUCKNER, Z. ELLSWORTH, C. SRIGLEY (*U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Regulatory Science, 5001 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20740 USA,

      J. Food Compos. Anal. 77, 39-43 (2019). TLC of marine oil omega-3 supplements on silica gel with hexane - diethyl ether - glacial acetic acid 50:10:1. Detection by spraying with anisaldehyde solution, following by heating using a heat gun. Analysis of samples allowed the identification of different sources of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in their natural triacylglycerol (TAG) or concentrated ethyl ester (EE) forms.

      Classification: 11a
      124 026
      Detection techniques for adulterants in honey: Challenges and recent trends
      K. SE (Se Kuan Wei), R. WAHAB, S. YAACOB, S. GHOSHAL (*Department of Physics, AMORG, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia,

      J. Food Compos. Anal. 80, 16-32 (2019). Review of methods and techniques for the analysis of adulterants in honey, including TLC and HPTLC. Originally TLC was used to detect honey adulterated with high fructose corn syrup. HPTLC has been used for the detection of sucrose, fructose or glucose in commercial honeys.

      Classification: 1b
      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
      123 014
      A harmonized HPTLC method for identification of various caffeine containing herbal drugs, extracts, and products, and quantitative estimation of their caffeine content
      Tien DO*, I. SANTI, E. REICH (*CAMAG Laboratory, Sonnenmattstrasse 41, 4132 Muttenz, Switzerland,

      J. Liq. Chromatogr. Relat. Technol. 42, 274-281 (2019). HPTLC of caffeine in caffeine-containing botanicals and caffeinated products on silica gel with toluene - acetone - formic acid 9:9:2. Detection by dipping into NP reagent (1 g of diphenylborinic acid aminoethylester in 200 mL of ethyl acetate), followed by derivatization with anisaldehyde reagent, then heating at 100 ºC for 3 min. Quantitative determination by absorbance measurement at 273 nm. The hRF value of caffeine was 70. Linearity was between 30 and 120 ng/zone. The intra-day and inter-day precision was below 5 % (n=3). The LOD and LOQ were 10 and 30 ng/zone, respectively. Recovery rate was between 101 and 118 %.

      Classification: 22