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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      123 002
      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
      123 051
      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
      123 054
      A new chromogenic spray reagent for the detection and identification of oxyfluorfen herbicide in biological material by High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography
      A. PATIL*, K. PATIL, A. PATIL, P. KULKARNI, V. CHANDEGAONKAR, B. MORE, D. MANE (*Regional Forensic Science Laboratory, Dindori Road, Nashik 422004, Maharashtra, India,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 69-71 (2019). HPTLC of oxyfluorfen in visceral tissue on silica gel with hexane - acetone 4:1. Detection by spraying with 5 % stannous chloride solution in hydrochloric acid, followed by heating at 110 ºC for 20 min. After cooling, the plates were sprayed with freshly prepared cooled (0‒5 °C) nitrating mixture of sodium nitrite in hydrochloroc acid, followed by a solution of β-napthol in sodium hydroxide. The hRF value of oxyfluorfen was 61

      Classification: 29d
      123 055
      New chromogenic reagent for High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatographic detection of organophosphorus insecticide monocrotophos in biological materials
      U. PAWAR*, C. PAWAR, U. KULKARNI, R. PARDESHI, M. FAROOQUI, D. SHINDE (*Regional Forensic Science Laboratories, Aurangabad, MS, India,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 61-64 (2019). HPTLC of monocrotophos in biological samples (pieces of stomach, small and large intestine, liver, spleen, kidney, and lungs) on silica gel with hexane - acetone 19:1. Detection by spraying with a chromogenic reagent (2 g chloranil mixed with 2 g sodium nitrite dissolved in 10 % nitric acid solution). The hRF value of monocrotophos was 76

      Classification: 29b
      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
      123 059
      Use of diphenylamine reagent for High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatographic Detection of organochloro insecticide endosulfan in biological samples
      U. PAWAR*, C. PAWAR, U. KULKARNI, R. PARDESHI, M. FAROOQUI, D. SHINDE (*Regional Forensic Science Laboratories, Aurangabad, MS, India,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32, 65-68 (2019). HPTLC of endosulfan in biological samples (pieces of stomach, intestine, liver, spleen, kidney, and lungs) on silica gel with hexane - acetone 4:1. Detection by spraying with a 10 % sodium hydroxide solution and then with diphenylamine reagent (2 g diphenylamine in 20 mL glacial acetic acid and 20 mL ethyl acetate), following by exposure to sunlight for 10 min. The hRF values of the endosulfan coordination complex (alpha and beta isomers) were 66 and 85. Zones were stable for 8 to 10 days.

      Classification: 29a
      123 035
      Chromogenic spray reagent for the detection and identification of amitraz in biological materials
      K. MULANI*, B. KAMBLE, V. CHANDEGAONKAR, H. DESHPANDE (*Regional Forensic Science Laboratory, Aurangabad (MS), 431002 India,

      J. Planar Chromatogr. 32(1), 51-53 (2019). TLC of amitraz in visceral tissues (stomach, intestine, liver, spleen, and kidney) on silica gel with hexane - acetone 4:1. Detection by spraying with 10 % sodium hydroxide solution, followed by heating at 80 °C for 10 min. The plate was then removed, kept to attain room temperature and sprayed with 5 % chloranil solution. The hRF values were between 49 and 51. The zones were stable for 8 h.

      Classification: 29f
      100 029
      A simple method for the analysis of trehalose using HPTLC
      T. RANGANATHAN, P. KULKARNI* (*Food and Fermentation Technology Division, Mumbai University of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India)

      Food Chem. 77, 263-265 (2002). HPTLC of trehalose on silica gel, impregnated with phosphotungstic acid of pH 2.5, with n-butanol – pyridine – water 843. Detection by spraying with a solution of 6.5 mM N-(1-naphthyl)-ethylenediamine dihydrochloride in methanol, containing 3 % sulfuric acid. The hRf values of raffinose, trehalose, maltose, sucrose, glucose, and fructose were 30, 41, 46, 53, 55, and 59, respectively.

      Classification: 10a