Points on applications of thin layer chromatography (TLC) are discussed below. Also check out its advantages and disadvantages to learn about separation of mixture using thin layer chromatography.
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Thin layer chromatography
Some Disadvantages & Advantages of an TLC.
In Thin layer Chromatography also called (TLC) is widely used method for the separation and detection of an molecule from a given mixture of compounds.
This method is used for the separation of non volatile compounds.
This is generally performed on the thin sheet of aluminum or thin sheet of glass or plastic.
This sheet are coated with different media, commonly used are silica gel, cellulose etc.
The sample is applied on this plate and it is called stationary phase.