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  • Topic: Chromatograph
  • Title: Chromatograph
  • Post date: 8/8/2012
  • Posted by: rachel
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  • Description: Chromatography (from Greek χρῶμα chroma "color" and γράφειν graphein "to write") is the collective term for a set of laboratory techniques for the separation of mixtures. The mixture is dissolved in a fluid called the mobile phase, which carries it through a structure holding another material called the stationary phase. The various constituents of the mixture travel at different speeds, causing them to separate. The separation is based on differential partitioning between the mobile and stationary phases. Subtle differences in a compound's partition coefficient result in differential retention on the stationary phase and thus changing the separation. This sign video was contributed by users of the ASL-STEM Forum: http://aslstem.cs.washington.edu/