Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society

, Volume 37, Issue 8, pp 383–385

Fractionation of fats, oils, and waxes on thin layers of silicic acid


  • Helmut K. Mangold
    • The Hormel InstituteUniversity of Minnesota
  • Donald C. Malins
    • Technological Laboratory, Bureau of Commercial FisheriesU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

DOI: 10.1007/BF02672641

Cite this article as:
Mangold, H.K. & Malins, D.C. J Am Oil Chem Soc (1960) 37: 383. doi:10.1007/BF02672641


Adsorption chromatography on thin layers of silicic acid or alumina provides a new and highly efficient analytical tool for the rapid separation of lipids according to classes of compounds.

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