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654482 
Journal Article 
Role of sulfur compounds in the detection of amino acids by ninhydrin on TLC plate 
Basak, B; Bandyopadhyay, D; Patra, M; Banerji, A; Chatterjee, A; Banerji, J 
2005 
Journal of Chromatographic Science
ISSN: 0021-9665 
43 
104-105 
Three new sulfur reagents for specific identification of amino acids on thin-layer chromatography plates have been introduced. These three sulfur containing reagents are capable of developing various distinguishable colors with many of them. A probable mechanism for such color formation is proposed. 
Amino Acids/ analysis/chemistry; Carbon Disulfide/ chemistry; Chromatography, Thin Layer/instrumentation; Color; Indicators and Reagents/chemistry; Mercaptoethanol/ chemistry; Ninhydrin/ chemistry; Phenols/ chemistry; Protein Hydrolysates/analysis; Sulfhydryl Compounds/ chemistry 
Amino Acids 
Carbon Disulfide 
Chromatography, Thin Layer 
Color 
Indicators and Reagents 
Mercaptoethanol 
Ninhydrin 
Phenols 
Protein Hydrolysates 
Sulfhydryl Compounds 
 

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