Thin-Layer Chromatography of Plant Pigments on Mannitol or Sucrose

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Science  23 Apr 1965:
Vol. 148, Issue 3669, pp. 508-509
DOI: 10.1126/science.148.3669.508


Fat-soluble tobacco leaf pigments were separated by chromatography on thin layers of mannitol and sucrose. Resolution of pigments, simplicity, and rapidity of preparation and development offer advantages over previous methods.