- A technique used to separate and analyze the components of a mixture, based on the different ways in which the components interact with a stationary phase and a mobile phase.
- A method of chemical analysis used to separate and identify the components of a mixture, based on their relative ability to adsorb or partition between a stationary phase and a mobile phase.
The word "chromatography" is derived from the greek words "chroma" meaning color and "graphia" meaning writing. it is first recorded in english in the 19th century.
- Gas chromatography is a technique used to separate and analyze volatile compounds.
- Paper chromatography is a technique used to separate and analyze pigments.
- Chromatography is commonly used in the field of biochemistry to separate and analyze proteins and other biomolecules.
- Chromatography has a wide range of applications, from analyzing food and drugs to identifying unknown compounds in forensic science.
- Chromatography is a powerful analytical tool that can be used to separate, identify, and quantify the components of a mixture.