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How is chromatography used to study plant pigments ?

Let us check it out how chromatography is used to study plant pigments. Some of the information on chromatography explaining  plant pigments are as follows.

Chromatography is a techniques used to separate components from a given solution mixture. It is used to separate analyte from a given solution.

Plant pigments are very similar to each other , Paper chromatography can be used to separate mixture of plant pigments. In paper chromatography sample solution of plants pigments is placed on a thin plate, mobile phase is passed over the thin plate containing solution of plant pigments and based on the absorption capacity of different components they are separated out and show up as colored streaks. Rf value is calculate to measure the component mixture. Using Rf value we can study and find out what component is present in plant pigments.

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Types of chromatography

There are various different types of chromatography which are used today in different industries and in day to day life.

Before going into detail let us check it out the definition of the chromatography.

The chromatogaphy is the separation of a component from of complex mixture of substance.

Types of component, functional group or structure can be identified with the help of chromatography.

List of some of the equipment are as follows:

Gas chromatography

Liquid chromatography

Solid chromatography

Liquid-liquid chromatography

Medicinal Uses of Tulsi Plant in Points

Check out Medicinal Uses of Tulsi plant in Points which are discussed below. So let us find out some points on Medicinal uses to know more about Tulsi Plant.

Medicinal Uses of Tulsi Plant are :

Tulsi has ability to cure many types of fever because tulsi has very potent anti-bacterial, germicidal,antibiotic and fungicidal properties which are great for resolving fevers.

Tulsi plant is also helpful to enhance the immune power of the body.

Tulsi helps to maintain normal body temperature of the body.

Advantages and disadvantages of Chromatography

Chromatography is simple method. Chromatography can be handled by single person.

Other advantages are, Chromatography is used to separate components from complex mixture.

Different types of chromatography equipment are available for separation of different compounds.

Some of them are Gas Chromatography, Liquid Chromatography, Solid Chromatography, High performance liquid Chromatography, Solid liquid Chromatography, Liquid liquid Chromatography, Thin layer Chromatography. This method gives accurate results.

Full Form of TLC Chromatography

Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) is an analytical method used to separate substance from a given mixture. (Other full form of TLC and related terms are also available) So check it out similar articles related to the given term.

Meaning and full form of other types of chromatography in chemistry are also available.

Full Form of NPC Chromatography

Normal Phase Chromatography (NPC) is an analytical method used to separate substance from a given mixture. (Other full form of NPC and related terms are also available) So check it out similar articles related to the given term.

Meaning and full form of other types of chromatography in chemistry are also available.

Full Form of GC Chromatography

Gas Chromatography (GC) is an analytical method used to separate substance from a given mixture. (Other full form of GC and related terms are also available) So check it out similar articles related to the given term.

Meaning and full form of other types of chromatography in chemistry are also available.

Full Form of HPLC Chromatography

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) is an analytical method used to separate substance from a given mixture. (Other full form of HPLC and related terms are also available) So check it out similar articles related to the given term.

Meaning and full form of other types of chromatography in chemistry are also available.

Disadvantages & Advantages of an TLC

Some Disadvantages & Advantages of an TLC.

In Thin layer Chromatography also called (TLC) is widely used method for the separation and detection of an molecule from a given mixture of compounds.

This method is used for the separation of non volatile compounds.

This is generally performed on the thin sheet of aluminium or thin sheet of glass or plastic.

This sheet are coated with different media, commonly used are silica gel, cellulose etc.

The sample is applied on this plate and it is called stationary phase.