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┬┐What are the Applications of Chromatography?

Chromatography is the technique for separating analytes or a mixture depending on the relative affinity of each analyte distributed between a mobile phase and a stationary phase. The mobile phase can be liquid or gas, whereas the stationary phase is either a liquid or a solid. There are different types in chromatography are available, such as High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Gas Chromatography (GC), Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC), High-Performance thin-layer chromatography (HPTLC), Column Chromatography, Paper Chromatography, etc.

Here are some applications of chromatography mentioned.

  • To separate the chiral compounds, chromatography used the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Chromatography is used for quality control in the food manufacturing process.
  • It is used in the pharmaceutical and biomedical applications.
  • Chromatography is used for Beverage testing by the drink manufacturers
  • To help catch criminals chromatography is used in forensic testing.
  • It is used in the diagnostic labs to determine the amount of drug present in urine, blood samples, etc.
  • It is used in environmental applications.
  • It is used in the clinical diagnosis of diseases.
  • It is used in nanotechnology.
  • Petroleum industries also use chromatography.


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