paper chromatography

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Definition of paper chromatography

: chromatography that uses paper strips or sheets as the adsorbent stationary phase through which a solution flows

First Known Use of paper chromatography

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Paper chromatography.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paper%20chromatography. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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paper chromatography

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Medical Definition of paper chromatography

: chromatography that uses paper strips or sheets as the adsorbent stationary phase through which a solution flows and is used especially to separate amino acids — compare column chromatography, thin-layer chromatography

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