what is chromatography?explain with example

Asked by  | 22nd Aug, 2008, 07:51: PM

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Chromatography  is the collective term for a family of laboratory techniques for the separation of mixtures. It involves passing a mixture dissolved in a "mobile phase" through a stationary phase, which separates the analyte to be measured from other molecules in the mixture and allows it to be isolated.example.....

Paper chromatography is used  for separating and identifying mixtures that are or can be colored, especially pigments. or for the separation of amino-acids from a mixture of amino-acids.

Answered by  | 22nd Aug, 2008, 10:30: PM

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