This handbook is intended to serve as a working manual and reference book for carbohydrate chemists and biochemists using the chromatographic methods that are indispensable in this field. Emphsis is on newer methods, such as high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and other automated liquid chromatography systems; and the material included was compiled mainly from literature published during the years 1970 to 1978. Data appearing in Volumes I and II of the Handbook of Chromatography are not repeated here, but references to relevant tables in Volumes I and II are given at the start of corresponding sections of this handbook. In some cases material published before 1970 that was omitted from Volumes I and II of the series is included here: this applies particularly to the sections dealing with paper chromatography and electrophoresis.
Section 1: CHROMATOGRAPHIC DATA 1.Gas Chromatography Tables 2.Liquid Chromatography Tables 3.Paper Chromatography Tables 4.Thin-Layer Chromatography Tables 5. Electrophoretic Section 2: DETECTION TECHNIQUES 1. Detection and Identification Carbohydrates in Gas Chromatography 2. Detection methods for Liquid Chromatography 3.Detection Reagents for Paper and/or Thin-Layer Chromatography Section 3: SAMPLE PREPARATION AND DERIVATIZATION Section 4: PRODUCTS AND SOURCES OF CHROMATOGRAPHIC MATERIALS. Section 5: LITERATURE REFERENCES