Palmaria palmata (seaweed)
Palmaria palmata (L.) Kuntze Palmariaceae
Syn. Rhodymenia palmata (L.) Grev.
Standardized common name (English): dulse
Botanical Voucher Specimen
High Performance Thin Layer Chromatographic Identification
Dulse (seaweed) (Palmaria palmata)
Lane Assignments Lanes, from left to right (Track, Volume, Sample):
Reference materials used here have been authenticated by macroscopic, microscopic &/or TLC studies according to the reference source cited below held at Alkemists Laboratories, Costa Mesa, CA.
Stationary Phase Silica gel 60, F254, 10 x 10 cm HPTLC plates
Mobile Phase cyclohexane: ethyl acetate: propionic acid [6/3.8/0.2]
Sample Preparation Method 0.3 g + 3 ml 80% CH3OH sonicated + heated @ 50° C ~ 1 hr
Detection Method 10% Ethanolic H2SO4 ->115° C 15 min -> UV 365 nm
Reference see Adapted from Pharmacognosy Phytochemistry Medicinal Plants, Bruneton, J. 1995