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Dechlorophyllation by Electrocoagulation
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chiangmai University, Chiangmai, 50200, Thailand
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Maejo University, Chiangmai, 50292, Thailand
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Received: 18 January 2006; in revised form: 15 March 2006 / Accepted: 16 March 2006 / Published: 17 March 2006
Abstract: Electrocoagulation was used for dechlorophyllation of alcoholic extracts from five plants. The results showed that for every plant extract studied, electrocoagulation was more efficient than the classical solvent extraction method in removing plant pigments, while not affecting the important secondary metabolites in those extracts.
Keywords: Dechlorophyllation; electrolytic decolourisation; electrocoagulation
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Jumpatong, K.; Phutdhawong, W.; Buddhasukh, D. Dechlorophyllation by Electrocoagulation. Molecules 2006, 11, 156-162.
Jumpatong K, Phutdhawong W, Buddhasukh D. Dechlorophyllation by Electrocoagulation. Molecules. 2006; 11(2):156-162.
Jumpatong, Kanlaya; Phutdhawong, Weerachai; Buddhasukh, Duang. 2006. "Dechlorophyllation by Electrocoagulation." Molecules 11, no. 2: 156-162.