This lab covers in detail all of the steps of performing Thin-Layer Chromatography (TLC). It demonstrates how to spot the TLC plate with a drop of dissolved solute; how to prepare the developing chamber and develop the TLC plate; how to visualize the spots, and how to calculate the Rf. It also covers how to make spotters, the composition of TLC plates, and Flash Column Chromatography.
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.