Thin-layer Chromatography in S-tanks of Mixtures containing Free Fatty Acids

Abstract

FREE fatty acids may be readily separated from other lipids by chromatography on thin layers of silica gel. The solvents used generally contain a small amount of acetic acid1–4 the purpose of which is to suppress dissociation of the fatty acids being chromatographed and thereby prevent serious ‘tailing’ of the spots.

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DALLAS, M. Thin-layer Chromatography in S-tanks of Mixtures containing Free Fatty Acids. Nature 207, 1388 (1965). https://doi.org/10.1038/2071388a0

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