difference b/w thin layer & paper chromatography except for nature of stationary phase

Asked by  | 12th Mar, 2008, 01:49: PM

Expert Answer:

In TLC a thin layer 0.2 mm of an adsorbent is spread over a glass plate known as chromaplate. The solution of the mixture to be seperated is placed as small spot and this is kept in a jar containing the eluent.

Paper Chromatography is a type of Partition Chromatography. Here a special quality paper is used which has traped water in it , this is the stationary phase. the strip og paper is spotted at the base with the solution mixture is suspended in a suitable solvent , this is the mobile phase. the paper strip is known as chromatogram.

Answered by  | 17th Apr, 2008, 01:33: AM

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