High-performance Thin-layer Chromatography for the Analysis of Medicinal Plants
With practical examples of how to establish the identity and quality of botanical products
High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography for the Analysis of Medicinal Plants presents the theoretical and technical information needed to perform reliable and reproducible high-performance thin-layer chromatography (HPTLC) to establish the identity, purity, quality, and stability of raw materials, extracts, and finished botanical products.
The text provides a complete overview of the technique and common applications of HPTLC in herbal analysis. It will help the analyst answer questions such as:
Practical examples provided by renowned experts help the reader gain a firm understanding of HPTLC methodologies. More than 300 full-color illustrations aid comprehension of complex concepts and easy-to-reference text boxes provide summaries of key information.
This book is essential for analysts, quality assurance professionals, and regulators seeking a comprehensive text on how to use HPTLC to determine whether botanicals comply with current, good manufacturing practices. It will also benefit students in pharmacognosy, phytopharmacy, pharmaceutical biology, and analytical chemistry programs.
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Typical Applications in Herbal Analysis
HPTLC Analysis of Raw Material
HPTLC Analysis of Herbal Drug Preparations and Products
Method Development in Practice
Validation of Qualitative HPTLC Methods
Validation of Quantitative HTPLC Methods
The Chromatographic Result in TLC
Practical Aspects of Modern TLC
Selecting the Stationary Phase
Reporting and Record Keeping
The Final Word
List of Abbreviations
Glossary of TLC Terms
Standard Operating Procedure for HPTLC of Herbal Raw Materials and Preparations
Common Mobile Phases for the Screening of Unknown Herbal Drugs
Most Common Nonspecific Derivatization Reagents for Analysis of Herbal Drugs
Validation of Method for Identification of Eleuthero by HPTLC Fingerprint