Chromatography PDF Note Free Download For Pharmacy Students.
Chromatography is usually introduced as a technique for separating and/or identifying the
components in a mixture.
The basic principle is that components in a mixture have different tendencies to adsorb onto a surface or dissolve in a solvent.
It is a powerful method in industry, where it is used on a large scale to separate and purify the intermediates and products in various syntheses.
There are several different types of chromatography currently in use.
o Paper chromatography
o Thin layer chromatography (TLC)
o Gas chromatography (GC)
o Liquid chromatography (LC)
o High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
o Ion exchange chromatography.
o Gel permeation or gel filtration chromatography
o Affinity chromatography etc.