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What is meant by stationary phase and mobile phase in chromatography?

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Stationary phase in chromatography is the one which does not move with the sample whereas mobile phase in chromatography is one which moves with the sample.​ ​
Example: ​ In Paper Chromatography:​ The paper strip acts as "stationary phase" while the solvent act as "mobile phase" in paper chromatography.​

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