Plant analysis 2008--planar chromatography.

  title={Plant analysis 2008--planar chromatography.},
  author={Eike Reich and Valeria Widmer},
  journal={Planta medica},
  volume={75 7},
For 70 years, planar chromatography has been closely connected with the analysis of plants. Also today in its most advanced form "high performance thin-layer chromatography" (HPTLC), the technique plays an important role in identification of medicinal plants and dietary supplements. Detection of adulteration and quantitative determination of marker substances are other widely used applications. The advancement of instrumentation and methodological concepts has created a basis for reliable… CONTINUE READING