High performance thin layer chromatography (HPTLC) is a
modern, powerful analytical technique with separation
power, performance and reproducibility superior to
classic TLC. HPTLC features highly sensitive scanning
densitometry and video technology for rapid chromatogram
evaluation and documentation.
HPTLC fingerprint is also suitable for rapid and simple
authentication and comparison of the subtle difference
among samples with identical plant resource but
different geographic locations and hence is a very
important tool in herbal drug industry.
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