CHROMATOGRAPHY
Online ISSN : 1348-3315
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Volume 32 , Issue 2
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  • Yutaka Itabashi
    2011 Volume 32 Issue 2 Pages 59-72
    Published: August 20, 2011
    Released: November 02, 2015
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    In the past 30 years, chiral-phase high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) has progressed from an application practiced by just a few chromatographers to a popular method widely used in many areas of pharmaceutical and biological sciences, including lipid chemistry. Since we demonstrated HPLC resolution of mono- and diacylglycerol enantiomers on chiral stationary phases in the 1980s, the methodology has been extended to the resolution of various synthetic and naturally occurring chiral glycerolipids. Using reversed-phase HPLC, we also demonstrated the successful resolution of 1,2-diacylglycerol regioisomers (reverse isomers), which had remained a major unsolved problem in glycerolipid chromatography. These developments of the methodology permit further expansion of lipidomics and better understanding of lipid metabolism.
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