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HPTLC is a flexible and cost-efficient analytical technique. It is used in research and for routine quality control purposes. It allows for analysis of divers analytes gained directly from any complex matrix.

Besides the methods within the well-known application fields for HPTLC, there are many further useful applications. Because of its versatility, HPTLC is also a favoured analytical technique in lipidomic, metabolomic and medical research, to name a few.

CAMAG’s HPTLC systems are designed to meet your needs for successful qualitative and quantitative analysis of any (non-volatile) analyte gained from divers sample material.

HPTLC is a powerful tool to rapidly compare several samples in parallel, check for adulteration, monitor purity and stability, and identify and quantify active ingredients.

Equip your lab with the CAMAG products that are most suitable for your specific needs and consult with us in the search for the solution to your analytical problems.

Customer Testimonial

“HPTLC is our technique for the analysis of complex mixtures from Lipidomics or Petroleomics, because all substances in the sample, including those which may have not been separated, are stored and can be detected by multiple techniques on the same plate. In this respect, CAMAG has always developed and manufactured robust and modular equipment to turn HPTLC advantages into a reality.”

Dr. Vicente L. Cebolla, CSIC Scientific Researcher at the Instituto de Carboquímica, Zaragoza, Spain

Case Studies

Matching CBS articles

  • Characterization of the invertase activity and identification of botanical substrates by densitometry and MALDI-TOF MS
  • HPTLC-based effect-directed workflow in drug discovery
  • Optimized HPTLC-MS method for identification of constituents in broad-leaved dock
  • Comparison of different derivatization techniques
  • HPTLC for the quantitation of nicotine in liquids for electronic cigarettes
  • Quality control of pigment formulations
  • CAMAG Derivatizer – New spraying device for the automated derivatization of TLC plates
  • Quantification of nicotine in liquids for electronic cigarettes
  • visionCATS 2.0 – Our new software for qualitative and quantitative HPTLC analysis
  • Analysis of plant glycosylceramides by automated multiple development
  • Introducing the new generation software – visionCATS
  • Introduction of special HPTLC and TLC plates for coupling with mass spectrometry
  • HPTLC-MS analysis using a novel compact single quadrupole mass spectrometer
  • Optimization of an AMD 2 method for determination of stratum corneum lipids
  • Validated HPTLC method for skin lipids
  • The new TLC-MS Interface
  • Use of reversed phase (RP)-modified pre-coated plates

Matching methods

  • A-106.1 – Quantification of nicotine in liquids for electronic cigarettes
  • A-091.1 – Determination of phospholipids by HPTLC
  • A-041.3 – Glycerol in tobacco
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