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I am continuing the series dedicated to the chromatography‘s founder Mikhail Tsvet. So, in 1897 he moves to Russia from Switzerland, and here is his first impression of Russia: “…during the first six months that I have been in Russia, in vain, I have been trying to force myself to feel that I have a […]

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This is the next post from the series dedicated to 135th birthday anniversary of Prof. Tsvet, the chromatography’s founder. Today, the application of the principle of a chromatographic substance separation is the foundation of many breakthroughs in science and technology. The analysis of the amino acid and nucleotide sequence in proteins and nucleic acids, the […]

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So, Mikhail Tsvet was trying to solve the separation problem of the green leaf pigments. He took a glass cylinder, filled it with chalk powder, and poured a little bit of the alcohol leaf extract on the top layer . The extract was brownish-green, and the top layer of chalk column also became the same […]

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Imagine yourself in a rather large and almost empty room with an iron bed in the corner. Autumn. Cold. Gloomy. It has been raining for days and the roof is leaking. In the opposite corner on the ceiling the wet spot is slowly spreading; the rain drops are falling into the bucket on the floor. […]

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Today is 135th birthday anniversary of chromatography‘s founding father Mikhail Tsvet and to celebrate his birthday I will be posting some interesting stories and facts from his life during the course of today this week. Related Reading: Tweet

  

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