Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Archiv für Pharmakologie

, Volume 267, Issue 4, pp 380–382 | Cite as

Extraction of prostaglandin from AgNO3-impregnated silica gel layers for biological assay

  • H. Kunze
  • E. Bohn
Short Communication


Different methods are compared for extraction of prostaglandins as free acids from AgNO3-impregnated silica gel layers for biological assay. A simple and quick method is described which gives 80–100% recovery of prostaglandins E1, E2, F1α and F2α.


Prostaglandin Thin-Layer Chromatography Biological Assay 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Kunze
    • 1
  • E. Bohn
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung Biochemische PharmakologieMax-Planck-Institut für Experimentelle MedizinGöttingen

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