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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      132 064
      Comparative chemical profiling of a polyherbal formulation with respect to its ingredient plants using spectrophotometric and High‑performance Thin‑layer Chromatographic techniques
      C. SULAIMAN*, T. SHAFNA, G. ADYAVA, P. RAMESH, K. MAHESH, M. PRAVEEN, E. ANANDAN, Indira BALACHANDRAN (*Phytochemistry Division, Centre for Medicinal Plants Research, Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, Kerala 676503, India,

      Pharmacogn. Mag. 19, 917-925 (2023). HPTLC profiling of Guggulutiktam Kashayam on silica gel with toluene - ethyl acetate - methanol 7:3:1. Detection by spraying with anisaldehyde sulphuric acid reagent. Qualitative identification under UV light at 254 and 366 nm. 

      Classification: 32e
      132 065
      (Study on the method for Identification of Kudouzi Ningjiaoji (Sophora alopecuroides gel) by thin-layer chromatography) (Chinese)
      H. GUO (Guo Hongyan), J. LI (Li Jun)* (*Coll. Of Ningxia Vocat. & Techn., Ningxia Res. Cent. for the Devel. & Util. of Trad. Chinese Med. mater., Ningxia, Yinchuan 750021, China,

      Chinese J. Ethnomed. & Ethnopharm. 32 (22), 42-46 (2023). Sophora alopecuroides is a medicinal plant growing in Northern China, containing alkaloids, flavonoids, volatile oils and amino acids. It has antipyretic detoxification, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, as well as analgesic effects, and is the main effective ingredient in some TCM mixtures widely used in clinical practice. This research team developed a medicinal gel, Kudouzi Ningjiaoji gel, which has good clinical results in the treatment of acne, pustules and other diseases. For quality control, TLC of the extracts of Kudouzi Ningjiaoji gel on silica gel with dichloromethane – methanol – ammonia water 50:6:1. Detection in daylight after spraying with a solution of bismuth potassium basic nitrate 0.85 g, glacial acetic acid 10 mL, water 40 mL and potassium iodide 2 g. Identification by comparing of sample fingerprints with those standards sophoridine and matrine.

      Classification: 32
      132 001
      Exploring the efficacy of panchavalkal extract and Zinc-Copper Bhasma in promoting wound healing in incision and excision wound models in the rat
      P. PATHAK*, C. GADGOLI (*Saraswathi Vidya Bhavan’s College of Pharmacy, Dombivli, India,

      J. Ethnopharmacol. 320, 117404 (2024). HPTLC of lupeol and stigmasterol in the stem bark of Ficus benghalensis, Ficus glomerata, Ficus religiosa, Ficus infectoria, and Albizia lebbeck on silica gel with toluene - ethyl acetate - methanol - formic acid 38:5:5:20:1. Detection by spraying with anisaldehyde sulfuric acid. Qualitative identification under UV light at 525 nm.

      Classification: 13c
      132 057
      Insights into the anti-infective effects of Pluchea indica (L.) Less and its bioactive metabolites against various bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites
      N. HIKMAWANTI*, F. SAPUTRI, A. YANUAR, I. JANTAN, R. NINGRUM, A. MUNIM (*Graduate Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Indonesia, Cluster of Health Sciences Building, Depok, 16424, West Java, Indonesia,

      J. Ethnopharmacol. 320, 117387 (2024). Review of the anti-infective properties of Pluchea indica, including HPTLC methods for the analysis of molecules present in different parts of the plant, such as thalictoside.

      Classification: 1b
      132 074
      Ethnopharmacologically important highly subsidized Indian medicinal plants: Systematic review on their traditional uses, phytochemistry, pharmacology, quality control, conservation status and future prospective
      ANMOL, G. AGGARWAL, M. SHARMA, R. SINGH, SHIVANI, U. SHARMA (*C-H Activation & Phytochemistry Lab, Chemical Technology Division, CSIR-IHBT, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, 176061, India,

      J. Ethnopharmacol. 320, 117385 (2024). Review of thirteen medicinal plants prioritized by the Indian government based on the availability and market demand of these plants. The paper described analytical tools, including HPTLC for the determination of valerenic acid in Valeriana jatamansi, Nardostachys jatamansi, and Selinum vaginatum, HPTLC profiling of Podophyllum hexandrum, alkaloids in B. aristata plant.  

      Classification: 1b
      132 066
      (Study of TLC identification and HPLC fingerprint establishment and chemical pattern recognition for Inonotus obliquus) (Chinese)
      Y. DUAN (Duan Yuqing), T. ZHU (Zhu Tianmi), SH. CHEN (Chen Shuhe)*, X. DUAN (Duan Xueyun), S. WANG (Wang Simeng) (*The Affil. Hosp. of Hubei Univ. of Trad. Chinese Med., Wuhan 430061, China,

      J. Chinese Pharm. 34 (1), 52-56 (2023). Inonotus obliquus is a new source of fungal medicine, containing polysaccharides, polyphenols, triterpenoids, sterols and folic acid derivatives, with various pharmacological effects such as anti-tumor, hypoglycemic, antioxidant, and antiviral. For identification, TLC of its extracts on silica gel, A) for thrombotic acid, with chloroform – toluene – ethyl acetate – methanol 10:4:1:1; and B) for inotodiol, with dichloromethane – toluene – ethyl acetate – methanol 100:40:3:3. Detection for both by spraying with 5 % phosphomolybdate in ethanol and heating at 105°C until the zones are visible in daylight. Identification by fingerprint comparison with the standard drug Inonotus obliquus and the standards thrombotic acid and inotodiol. Chemical pattern recognition analysis was applied on resulting TLC and HPLC data (such as, cluster analysis, principal component analysis, orthozonal least squares-discriminant analysis) to evaluate the quality of the medicine.

      Classification: 32
      132 067
      (Study of a method for the quality control of Wupi Koufuye by thin-layer chromatography (TLC)) (Chinese)
      CH. LIU (Liu Chunrong), Y. ZHU (Zhu Yuhong), X. WANG (Wang Xiangmin), H. ZHU (Zhu Hong), X. WU (Wu Xiaowei), Y, YANG (Yang Yanping)* (*Shanxi Prov. Anim. Disease Prev. & Contr. Center, Shanxi, Xi’an 710016, China,

      Chinese J. Veter. Drug 57 (6), 52-57 (2023). Wupi Koufuye is a multi-ingredient TCM veterinary drug clinically used for the prophylaxis and treatment of gout in animals. For quality control, TLC on silica gel A) for White Mulberry root bark, developed twice with cyclohexane – ethyl acetate – methanol – concentrated ammonia solution 75:75:15:2, detection at UV 366 nm; B) for Pericarpium citri reticulatae, developed with trichloromethane - methanol – concentrated ammonia solution 100:30:3, detection by spraying with 0.5 % ninhydrin in ethanol and heating at 105 °C until the zones are visible in daylight; C) for Zingiber officinale Rosc., with n-hexane, detection by spraying with 0.5 % vanilin in sulfuric acid – ethanol 4:1 followed by heating at 105°C until the zones are visible in daylight.

      Classification: 32e
      132 068
      (Optimization of the method for quality control of Shegan Kangbingdu Koufuye by thin-layer chromatography (TLC)) (Chinese)
      L. BAI (Bai Lingling), Z. LI (Li Zeping), CH. PENG (Peng Chen), H. SU (Su Hua), J. JIA (Jiajia)* (*General Hosp. of Eastern War Zone, Jiangsu, Nanjing 210002, China,

      J. China Pharm. 32 (6), 71-74 (2023). Shegan Kangbingdu Koufuye is a multi-ingredient TCM oral liquid with antiviral effects. For quality control, TLC on silica gel A) for Blackberrylily rhizome, with chloroform – methanol – glacial acetic acid 200:30:2, detection by spraying with 2 % FeCl3 in ethanol, evaluation in fluorescence; B) Radix Bupleuri,  with chloroform – methanol – water 13:7:2, detection by spraying with 2 % 4-dimethylaminobenzaldehyde in 40 % sulfuric acid solution and heating at 60 °C until the zones are visible at UV 366 nm; C) for Folium Isatidis and Radix Isatidis, with cyclohexane - chloroform – propanone 5:4:2, detection in fluorescence light; D) for Capillary Wormwood Herb, Honeysuckle and Dandelion, with toluene – ethyl formate – formic acid 6:4:1, detection in fluorescence light.

      Classification: 32e