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Abbreviation for High Performance Liquid Chromatography; see below chromatography,

Term for the separation of a substance mixture by separation into its individual components. The method is particularly suitable for those substances that are chemically very similar and difficult to separate. The principle was first described in 1901 by the Russian botanist Mikhail S. Tswett and described by him in 1906 as chromatography (dt color recording). Today, this is an indispensable method for the isolation of substances, as well as for the identification and quantification of the ingredients of mixtures.

There are different procedures. In food chemistry, medicine, environmental analysis and biology, gas chromatography...

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