thin-layer chromatography


thin–layer chromatography

noun \ˈthin-ˌlā-ər-\

Definition of THIN-LAYER CHROMATOGRAPHY

: chromatography in which the solution containing the substances to be separated migrates by capillarity through a thin layer of the adsorbent medium (as silica gel, alumina, or cellulose) arranged on a rigid support—abbreviation TLC; compare column chromatography, gas chromatography, paper chromatography
thin–layer chromatogram noun
thin–layer chromatographic adjective

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