Scientific matters



The scientific program will feature invited keynote speakers, selected submitted lectures, and poster presentations. Contributions are invited from all areas of high-performance thin-layer chromatography, but especially from colleagues working in the pharmaceutical, herbal, food, environmental, and medical fields. Papers on theory, method development, validation, instrumental methods, hyphenated techniques, and quantitative applications in all areas of chemistry would be most welcome.

Wednesday 6th at Congress Center

8:00 Registration starts
9:15 Tutorials in parallel
  Gertrud Morlock, Germany Hyphenations in HPTLC (with UV/Vis/FLD/MS/FTIR/NMR/bioassays)
  Eike Reich, Switzerland HPTLC analysis of herbal and medicinal plants
10:15   Coffee break
10:30   Opening Ceremony
Session 1 - Fundamentals
10:50 Colin Poole, USA Solvents and solvent selection for TLC
11:15 Tadeusz Dzido, Poland The latest achievements and prospects for pressurized planar electrochromatography
11:30 Eliangiringa Kaale, Tanzania TLC for pharmaceutical analysis in resource limited countries
11:45 Vincente Cebolla, Spain Fluorescence detection by intensity changes for AMD-TLC separations of lipids
12:00 Irena Malinowska, Poland Influence of magnetic and electrostatic fields on amino acids and biogenic amines in TLC
12:15 Svetlana Khrebtova, Russia The new variant of multidimensional planar chromatography
12:30   Lunch
Session 2 - Miniaturization and trends
13:30 Susan Olesik, USA Ultrathin-layer chromatography using electrospun nanofibers
13:55 Steven Jim, Canada Ultrathin-layer chromatography on nanoengineered thin films
14:20 Matthew Linford, USA Fabrication and chromatographic separations on binder-free, carbon nanotube-fabricated TLC plates
14:35 Rudolf Kaiser, Germany Micro PLC to detect falsified fruit preservation
15:00   Poster session and coffee break
Session 3 - Planar chromatography as preferred tool
15:40 Irena Vovk, Slovenia Planar chromatography as analytical tool in synthetic biology - NOT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE -
16:05 Mario Vega, Chile HPTLC as comprehensive tool for analytical determinations
16:30 Clare McKinlay, UK Pharmaceutical applications of HPTLC as a problem solving technique
16:45 Wolfgang Schwack, Germany High-throughput planar solid phase extraction – a new clean-up concept in multi-residue analysis of pesticides
17:00 Ahmad Jamshidi, Iran Normal-phase HPTLC separation of salicylic acid, lactic acid, retinoic acid, chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid and caffeine - CANCELLED -
17:15 Snezana Agatonovic-Kustrin, Australia Assessing the quality of topical formulations of Calendula officinalis with HPTLC
19:30   Official Symposium dinner
22:00   End

Thursday 7th at Congress Center

Special collaborative day with the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research, GA

Session 4 - Traditional Medicine
9:00 Zheng-Tao Wang, China TLC Atlas for Authentication of Chinese Crude Drugs
9:25 Pulok K. Mukherjee, India Marker profiling – evidence based approach for quality evaluation of herbs in the Indian system of medicine
9:50 Wanchai De-Eknamkul, Thailand Simple densitometric-TLC analysis of non-chromophore containing bioactive constituents in medicinal plant extracts
10:05 L. Sathiyanarayanan , India Application of HPTLC for GI stability evaluation of psoralen, bakuchiol and bakuchicin in simulated physiological fluids
10:20   Poster session and coffee break
Session 5 - Food supplements and phytochemistry
11:00 Troy Smillie, USA Utilization of HPTLC for the Authentication and Identification of Botanical Specimens
11:25 Monika Waksmundzka-Hajnos , Poland TLC with biodetection to screen plant extracts for the presence of potential drugs to be used in neurodegenerative diseases
11:50 Joseph Goh Keng Sean, Malaysia HPTLC : simple and Effective tool to detect adulterated mixtures of Eurycoma longifolia root
12:05 Sangita Shukla, India Estimation of ursolic acid and luteolin in Phyla nodiflora (L.) Greene using HPTLC
12:20   Lunch
Session 6 - Phytopharmaceutical industry
13:20 Clemens Erdelmeier, Germany The use of (HP)TLC in phytoindustrial R&D - NOT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE
13:45 Gudrun Abel, Germany Application ok (HP)TLC as essential part of Phytoneering at Bionorica - NOT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE -
14:10 J. Madhusudana Rao, India HPTLC and HPTLC/MS studies on some bioactive natural products
14:25 Mohammad Kamil Use of HPTLC in quality control & standardisation of herbal medicinal plants & prducts - CANCELLED -
14:45   Poster session and coffee break
Session 7 - Validation and regulatory aspects
15:25 Werner Knöss, Germany European regulatory framework and quality control of (traditional) herbal medicinal products - NOT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE -
15:50 Bernd Renger, Germany Validation of TLC procedures
16:15 Rajendra B. Kakde, India Development of stability indicating chromatographic evaluation method for moxonidine in pharmaceutical formulations
16:30 I M.A.Gelgel Wirasuta, Indonesia Chemical profiling of exstesy recoverd from around Jakarta by HPTLC-spectrophotodensitometry
16:45 M.S.Charde, India RP-HPTLC estimation of benzhexol HCl and trifluperazine HCl in pharmaceutical dosage form - CANCELLED -
17:00   Pannel discussion with invited speakers
Session 8 - Manufacturers session
18:00 Rolf Rolli, Camag, Switzerland Recent instrumentation developments at CAMAG
18:20 Mehmet Dogan, Merck, Germany Future perspectives of TLC - The dominant marked leader steps ahead
18:40 Martin Schürenberg, Bruker, Germany HPTLC-MALDI-TOF-MS coupling for the MS and MS/MS analysis maintaining the chromatographic resolution
18:50 Do Thi Kieu Tiên, Botanicert, France Phytochemical certified samples by Botanicert, a new french startup
19:05 Grégoire Audo, Armen Instrument, France Natural compounds purification by Couter-Current Chromatography CPC/CCC
19:20       Poster award and Manufacturers cocktail
20:00       End

Friday 8th at Congress Center

Session 9 - Coupling with MS
9:00 Vilmos Kertesz, USA Coupling HPTLC and mass spectrometry: how and why 
9:25 Elena Chernetsova, Russia The coupling of HPTLC with DART mass spectrometry
9:45 Teresa Kowalska, Poland On versatility of the TLC-MS interface and its analytical importance
10:00 Wolfram Seitz, Germany Application of TLC-MS in water analysis 
10:15 Ingo Schellenberg, Germany Improved HPTLC separation of lipids by using Automated Multiple Development (AMD) and identification with the TLC-MS-Interface
10:30 Francis Maquin, France Supporting the chemist decision in small molecule leads discovery through an open and easy access automated HPTLC-MS-ELSD platform 
10:45 Michael Schulz, Germany Controlling the insulin purification process using HPTLC–MS
11:00   Coffee break
Session 10 - Effect-directed detection
11:30 Irena Choma, Poland Bioassays as a detection tool in TLC 
11:55 Ágnes Móricz, Hungary Potential applicability of modern bioautography (BioArena) in the study of plant ingredients
12:10 Alexander Shikov, Russia Free radical-scavenging activity (FRSA) of sea urchins pigments 
12:25 Stefan Weiss, Germany Effect-directed analysis of landfill leachates using HPTLC/AMD with bioluminescence detection
12:40 Vera Baumgartner, Switzerland HPTLC-bioluminescence detection with Vibrio fischeri - method enhancements and its potential in the field of consumer goods
13:00 Closing ceremony
13:20 Lunch
14:30 Sightseeing of the Novartis campus 
16:00 End

Saturday 9th

Social program organized by the "Club de CCM" (TLC french club) :
from 9 AM to 4 PM Visit of Basel old city, lunch, and visit of Augusta Raurica in Augst
For registration and further information, please send your email to:

(The cost fees will be announced later according the number of participants and
won't exceed the share of organising price costs minus the Club sponsorship)

Book of Abstracts

Book of Abstracts

Poster Presentations

Poster group 1 : Fundamentals & miniaturization
1a Fabrication and chromatographic separations on binder free, carbon nanotube fabricated thin layer chromatography plates
1b Office Chromatography
1c Development of planar chromatography in 1980 2010 (scientometric study)
1d About definitions of sorption chromatography
1e A new variant of the S chamber with an ultra small gas volume
1f The variants of circular ascending TLC
1g Circular TLC with the closed sorption layer under low pressure
1h Use of frontal and displacement chromatography in TLC to concentrate impurities
1i A new approach for multidimensional TLC evaluation
1j Determination of performance relevant parameters of HPTLC plates
1k Reproducibility studies of the peak pattern in HPTLC spectrophotodensitometry for drug profiling propose
1l Quasi continuous videodensitometric recording of chromatograms during the development process
1m Synthesis and purification of inflammatory radiotracer andrographolide
1n Virtualization of HPTLC Experiments: Opportunities and Challenges
1o TLC determination of the Abraham’s Solvatochromic parameters for small organic molecules
1p Determination of lipophilicity of some newly synthesized potential antimalarials by the means of reversed phase thin layer chromatography
Poster group 2 : Detection of free radical-scavenging activity (DPPH•. reagent)
2a Identification of antioxidant principles in Indian medical plant Morinda citrifolia using HPTLC DPPH• method
2b Screening of antioxidant principles in green tea using HPTLC DPPH• method
2c A method of screening the antioxidant activity of Solanum nigrum linn. Extracts
2d Identification of antioxidant principles in Indian medical plant Bacopa monerei using HPTLC DPPH• method
2e Optimalization of a HPTLC DPPH• method with image processing to assess the antiradical activity of phenolic plant constituents
2f Screening for antioxidant activity of the ayurvedic formulation Triphala by HPTLC DPPH• method
2g Simultaneous quantitative determination of major phenolics in rosemary extract via DPPH• free radical scavenging activity
2h Search for substances with antioxidant activity in Amazonian plants: development of a methodology based on HPTLC
2i Screening for new cosmetic preservatives from the French Riviera: HPTLC application to antimicrobial and antioxidant assays
Poster group 3 : Hyphenations, also with effect-directed detection
3a Hyphenations in HPTLC
3b Screening for bioactive secondary metabolites in sponges by HPTLC coupled with bioluminescence bacteria assay followed by HRMS
3c Performance data for the new TLC MS Interface
3d Analytical characterisation of rhubarb fractions for application in cosmetics and pharmaceutical products by using TLC MS Interface
3e Antimicrobial activity of Chelidonium majus and anticancer drug Ukrain by TLC direct bioautography
3f Low temperature TLC bioassay on silica gel plates for screening volatile samples for free radical scavengers and antioxidants
3g Standardized bioautographic methods for effect directed screening of samples separated on HPTLC plates
3h Potential applicability of modern bioautography (BioArena) in the study of plant ingredients
3i Development of TLC direct bioantography tests based on Escherichia coli and Bacillus sutilis strains
3j TLC coupled with electrospray laser desorption ionization (ELDI) mass spectrometry for high throughput analysis
3k HPTLC analysis, antioxidant activity and xanthine oxidase inhibitory activity of Indian medicinal plants
Poster group 4 : Environmental analysis
4a HPLC MS/MS, HPLC TOF MS or simply HPTLC? Quantification of sucralose in various aqueous environmental matrices using HPTLC multidetection
4b HPTLC method for determination of active ingredient in novel insecticide formulations
4c Contribution of AMD HPTLC fluorescence and UV scanning densitometry to the characterization of heavy petroleum products
4d HPTLC profile of substituted coumarins derived from microbial transformation
4e Development of new solvent system for the analysis of triazophos poison
4f HPTLC method for detection of chlorantraniliprole and flubendiamide
Poster group 5 : Cosmetics and tocicological/forensic aspects
5a Analytical detection by TLC of methiocarb residues in biological samples
5b Identification and purification of bacterial lipids from Enterococcus faecalis 12030
5c Proposal for review of the quantitative monograph of Cinchonae with a better quantitative method using instrumental HPTLC and densitometry analysis
5d Extraction, isolation and detection of atropine from blood by new solvent system using HPTLC plate
5e New developments of HPTLC for the assay of detergents used for membrane proteins elucidation/crystallisation/characterisation
5f Development of a new densitometric TLC method for determination of asiaticoside content in centella asiatica
5g A validated quantitative HPTLC method for estimation of strychnine in Strychnos nuxvomica extract and marketed formulation
5h HPTLC analysis of hyoscyamine, scopolamine and their biosynthetic intermediates from in vivo and in vitro cultures of several Solanaceae plants
5i HPTLC evaluation of pyrrolizidine alkaloids extracted from Tussilao farfara and Petasites officinalis
5j Authentication of neutral henna leaves by HPTLC
5k Separation evaluation of selected organophosphorus fungicides by NP TLC and RP HPTLC
5l Quantitation of isotretinoin in topical microemulsion and microemulsion based gel formulations and their in vitro permeation study
5m A new HPTLC method for the assay of thiopental in postmortem blood in a fatal case of suicide
5n HPTLC: a valuable method for rapid analysis of rare orchids’ plant extracts
5o Development of new solvent system for the analysis of cypermethrin
5p Screening of polyphenolic compounds in glycolic plant extract
5q Validated HPTLC method for the determination of nicotine in Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) extracts
Poster group 6 : Pharmaceutical and clinical analysis
6a Stability study and densitometric determination of efavirenz in tablet by normal phase TLC
6b HPTLC method for simultaneous estimation of lamivudine and zidovudine in tablet dosage form
6c Normal phase TLC and simultaneous densitometric determination of rosiglitazone and glimepiride in tablet dosage form
6d Chiral assay of enantiomersof (R,S) fluoxetine in pharmaceutical formulations using liquid chromatography
6e Synthesis and in vitro anticancer evaluation of the different derivative of 1 (1H benzo[d] imidazol 2 yl)ethanone
6f HPTLC determination of nifedipine in human serum after liquid liquid extraction
6g HPTLC determination of sertraline in human serum after liquid liquid extraction
6h Development and validation of an HPTLC method for estimation of risperidone in bulk and tablets comparison with HPLC
6i An interlaboratory investigation on the use HPTLC to perform assays of lamivudine zidovudine, metronidazole, nevirapine, and quinine composite samples
6j Simultaneous estimation of anticancer terpenoids andrographolide and betullinic acid by HPTLC method
6k Quantification of andrographolide from Andrographis paniculata and its optimization using plant growth regulators
6l A novel HPTLC method for the separation of coexisting purines and pyrimidines
6m DE TLC assessment of the Brazilian porcine lung surfactant lipid composition
6n Simultaneous quantitative evaluation of memantine and donepezil by HPTLC
6o HPTLC method for simultaneous estimation of antihypertensive drugs
6p A novel HPTLC analytical method for quantification and separation of mycotoxin gliotoxin and related compounds in human samples
6q Validation of a HPTLC method for quantification of cardiolipin and other phospholipids classes in mitochondria
6r Development of HPTLC method for the estimation of ondansetron in bulk drug and sublingual tablets
6s Desloratadine quantification using HPTLC
6t HPTLC method for quantification of carbamazepine in formulations and invitro diffusion study
6u Urine HPTLC metabonomics study of soy phytoestrogens in Africans
6v Analysis of herbal gel by HPTLC method development and validation
6x Development of an HPTLC method for simultaneous estimation of ranitidine HCl and domperidone in their combined dosage form
6y HPTLC analysis of salicylic acid in drug release media during development of an anti acne patch
6z HPTLC determination of tramadol hydrochloride in a tablet formulation in presence of related impurities
Poster group 7 : Analysis of medicinal plants and traditional medicines
7a Quantification of alpha asrone in Acorus calamus extract by HPTLC densitometry
7b Multivariate analysis of Radix Linderane HPTLC analysis
7c Pattern recognition in HPTLC fingerprints of medicinal plants
7d Application of HPTLC for identification of the Chinese herbal with and without processing Glycyrrhizae Radix preparata and Glycyrrhizae Radix
7e Identification of the Chinese herbal formulas by HPTLC – Mahuang & apricot seed combination and Mahuang & Coix combination
7f HPTLC characterization of Salvia species used as medicinal in Valencian community (Spain)
7g A selective determination of chrysophanol in polyherbal oil containing Cassia fistula using HPTLC
7h Estimation of lupeol in ayurvedic oil formulation containing Alstonia scholaris
7i HPTLC method for analysis of colchicine in Unani formulations containing Suranjaan Talkh and Suranjaan Seerin
7j Development and validation of an HPTLC method for quantification of anti cancer compound in Podophyllum hexandrum callus culture
7k A validated HPTLC method for estimation of � sitosterol from plants used as wound healing agents
7l Detection of the decomposition of aconitine in aconitum napellus mother tinctures V.2a and identification of the main cleavage products using HPTLC MS
7m Detection and quantitation of disulfiram in traditional medicine administered to patients with alcohol dependence
7n Analysis of drug chemical compound in traditional medicine from tasikmalaya indonesia
7o Standardisation of herbal formulations by HPTLC by the evaluation of active ingredients present with marker compounds
7p Development of HPTLC fingerprint profile of Balacaturbhadrica Curna, Hinguvastaka Curna, Triphala Curna and Trikatu Curna
7q HPTLC interventions for analysis of major bioactive chemical constituents of Eucalyptus foliage, cultured Cordyceps sinensis, Dicentra paucinervia tubers and Andrographis paniculata
7r HPTLC studies and method development of some important herbal drugs used in Indian traditional systems of medicines
7s Isolation of phytoconstituents from the chloroform fraction of the aerial roots of Ficus benghalensis
7t Quantitative determination of L DOPA in seeds of Mucuna pruriens germplasm by HPTLC
7u Chemical fingerprinting of Poncirus trifoliata using HPTLC and HPLC
7v HPTLC – A simple tool to distinguish adulterants and substituents
7w Establishment of a TLC fingerprint within the Apiaceae family
7x HPTLC: Monitoring artifacts of diosgenin during traditional and modified extraction of Dioscorea deltoidea Wall
7y Establishment of fingerprint of different plants originate from French territory used as phytomedicame
Poster group 8 : Analysis of food, feed and commodities
8a Development of a rapid analysis method for measurement of carotenoids content in paprika fruit by HPTLC
8b Indirect evaluation of garlic lines' antibacterial activities using HPTLC
8c Study on the bioactive content of Butia capitata Mart, an edible fruit from Cerrado, Brazil
8d Detection and quantitation of vitamin C and the preservatives in fruit juices sold in Indian market using HPTLC
8e Detection and quantitation of caffein in nonalcoholic beverages sold in Indian market using HPTLC
8f Identification and quantification of additives in PVC foils by HPTLC
8g High throughput determination of teflubenzuron in medicated feed fish by HPTLC
8h Determination of biogenic amines in Chilean wines by HPTLC
8i HPTLC analysis of anthocyanins in Lonicera caerulea L. fruits
8j New HPTLC method for analysis of flavonoids and phenolic compounds in propolis
8k Ultrafast quantitation of 5 hydroxymethylfurfural in honey using HPTLC
8l Application of planar chromatography on determination of aflatoxin B1 in silage
8m HPTLC method for quantification of Crocetin in saffron
8n HPTLC method for the analysis of oleanolic acid in Luffa cylindrica L. seeds
8o Quantification of glucoraphane in florets of Broccoli
8p TLC for screening of residues of fluazuron in food of animal origin
8q Optimized separation of bioactive phenolic compounds in various salad species, using cellulose HPTLC plates and CAMAG instruments
8r TLC method for determination of phytosterols in chocolate
8s Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in toys by HPTLC
8t Occurrence of some mycotoxins in wheat seeds from northwest Romania using HPTLC
8u High throughput planar solid phase extraction – application to pesticide residue analysis in tea samples
8v Validated HPTLC methods for the determination of flavour compounds in plant extracts
8w Determination of biogenic amines in wine by TLC densitometry
8x A new method for quality control of soumbala from Parkia biglobosa, West Africa using a group of biomarkers
Poster group 9 : Analysis of food supplements
9a Quantification of isoflavones in soy based nutritional supplements by HPTLC analysis
9b HPTLC of saponins from the seeds of Trigonella
9c HPTLC illustration of the USP Dietary Supplements Compendium
9d HPTLC and the determination of quality of food supplements
9e Screening and determination of sibutramine in adulterated herbal slimming supplements by HPTLC
9f Comparative determination of sibutramine in commercially available natural slimming products by HPTLC and HPLC
Poster group 10 : Herbal and plant analysis
10a Estimation of piperine in Piper longum by HPTLC and investigation of its anticholinesterase potential
10b Determination of mahanimbine in Murraya koenigii by HPTLC
10c HPTLC Determination of Coumarin in Aqueous and Alcoholic Extract and Oil of Ganoderma Lucidum
10d Determination of rosmarinic acid crucial aspects of quantitative validation
10e A novel sesquiterpene acid and an alkaloid from leaves of the Eastern Nigeria mistletoe with potent immunostimulatory activity on C57BL6 splenocytes
10f Identification of GABAA receptor modulators with a twist: Discovery of aristolactone in a commercial sample of Bupleurum chinense root
10g Isolation and characterization of anthraquinone derivatives from Ceratotheca triloba (Bernh.) Hook f.
10h Evaluation of Brachylaena discolour a potential anti diabetic source
10i Separation of biotransformation product using enzyme from Amazonian palm (Bactris gasipaes) by HPTLC
10j Screening, Isolation and structure elucidation of isothiocyanates and glucosinolates from Moringa peregrina (Forssk) fiori
10k Comparation of HPTLC and GC FID methods for quantification of betulinic acid in Eugenia florida leaves extracts
10l HPTLC for quality control of multicomponent herbal drugs: Example of Cangzhu Xianglian San
10m TLC and HPLC comparison of the phenolic acid and flavonoid levels in selected sage (Salvia) species
10n Quantitative determination of flavonoid glycosides in extracts of Potentilla species
10o Initial investigations on four species of osmanthus by HPTLC
10p HPTLC, a versatile quality control tool: from single plant drug to complex polyherbal formulations
10q Development and validation of an HPTLC method for evaluation of betulinic acid in Eugenia florida leaves
10r Seasonal variation of betulinic acid in leaves from Eugenla florida by HPTLC densitometry
10s Development and validation of a HPTLC method for the quantitative determination of the flavanone glycoside naringin in Drynaria quercifolia fronds
10t Characterization of flavonolglycosides in Calendula officinalis (herba) by orthogonal HPTLC and HPLC MS
10u Quantification of phytoconstituents of the leaves of Paederia foetida by HPTLC
10v Development of an HPTLC method for the determination of vicine in herbal extract and formulation
10w HPTLC method for separation and simultaneous quantification of withanoloids
10x HPTLC based quality assessment of some high altitude plant species: variation with altitude
10y Development and validation of HPTLC method for estimation of umbelliferone and quercetin in Aegle marmelos formulation
10z HPTLC based estimation of plumbagin in the carnivorous plant Nepenthes khasiana