Plants and Energy Lab for General Biology BI 101

Biology Department, Saint Anselm College

 

How to use this page - Video

Click on the highlighted text for a video of the steps below.

Paper Chromatography Mac OS 9 (avi) Mac OS 9 (avi) Mac OS X (mov)
Video Instructions Steps - version 1 Steps - version 2  
  Prepare paper - marking the inoculation point on chromatography paper Prepare paper - marking the inoculation point on chromatography paper  
  Prepare paper - inoculation of sample on chromatography paper Prepare paper - inoculation of sample on chromatography paper  
  Close up - Prepare paper - inoculation of sample on chromatography paper   Close up - Prepare paper - inoculation of sample on chromatography paper
  Add Solvent - adding solvent to the chromatography development cylinder Add Solvent - adding solvent to the chromatography development cylinder  
  Place paper in the developing solution    

 

How to use this page - Slides and other materials

Click on the thumbnail image or the highlighted text to see a larger version of each specimen.

 

Chromatography

 

Pigments on Chromatography Paper
Examples
Chlorophyll and carotenoid extracts
Chlorophyll extract

 

Leaves and cells

 

Elodea

lowest magnification

Elodea 1
higher magnification
Elodea 2
higher magnification
Elodea 3
higher magnification
Tradescantia guard cells - whole mount specimen
lowest magnification
Tradescantia guard cells - living plant
lowest magnification

 

Tubers

 

Potato
unstained
Potato
stained with IKI
White Sweet Potato
unstained
White Sweet Potato
stained with IKI
Brown Sweet Potato
unstained
Brown Sweet Potato
stained with IKI
Turnip
unstained
Turnip
stained with IKI

 

Fruits

 

Apple
unstained
Apple
stained with IKI
Pear
unstained
Pear
stained with IKI
Banana
unstained
Banana
stained with IKI