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Molecules 2006, 11(2), 156-162;

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 / Revised: 15 March 2006 / Accepted: 16 March 2006 / Published: 17 March 2006
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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. View Full-Text
Keywords: Dechlorophyllation; electrolytic decolourisation; electrocoagulation Dechlorophyllation; electrolytic decolourisation; electrocoagulation

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Jumpatong, K.; Phutdhawong, W.; Buddhasukh, D. Dechlorophyllation by Electrocoagulation. Molecules 2006, 11, 156-162.

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