Definition of Chromatography

1. Noun. A process used for separating mixtures by virtue of differences in absorbency.




Definition of Chromatography

1. n. A treatise on colors

Definition of Chromatography

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any of various techniques for the qualitative or quantitative separation of the components of mixtures of compounds; all characterised by the use of a mobile phase (gas or liquid) moving relative to a stationary phase (liquid or solid) - the differences between the rates of migration of the compounds between the two phases effects the separation. ¹

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Definition of Chromatography

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Medical Definition of Chromatography

1. Techniques for separating molecules based on differential absorption and elution. Term for separation methods involving flow of a fluid carrier over a nonmobile absorbing phase. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chromatography

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Literary usage of Chromatography

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1. Evaluation of Speciation Technology: Workshop Proceedings, Tokai-mura by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"... JAERI Abstract High-performance extraction chromatography (HPEC) for uranium(IV) and (VI) has been developed using a chelate extraction system which ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"There was obtained 10.0 g of pale yellow liquid, bp 107-112° (2 mm) which was shown by gas chromatography to be about 95% pure. Redistillation, bp 108-110° ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations 21: Food And Drugs 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Method 502.2—Volatile Organic Compounds in Water by Purge and Trap Capillary Column Gas chromatography with Photoionization and Electrolytic Conductivity ..."

4. Design and Use of Superior Asphalt Binders by Richard R. Davison (1994)
"Gel Permeation chromatography A Waters chromatography system provided routine analyses of asphalts, fractions, and blends. This system included a Waters 712 ..."

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