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Paper Chromatography Experiment

  • To understand what chromatography is,
  • Separating a mixture into its components by paper chromatography,
  • Use paper chromatography to identify components of a mixture.

 

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Description

In this experiment we are going to study paper chromatography. Chromatography is a technique used to separate a mixture into its components and identify them. A stationary phase and a moving phase is needed to perform chromatography. In this experiment we are going to identify the pigments of spinach leaves using paper chromatography which makes use the capillary flow of moving phase into the stationary one