Soxhlet extractor

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Soxhlet extractor

[′säks·lət ik‚strak·tər]
(chemistry)
A flask and condenser device for the continuous extraction of alcohol- or ether-soluble materials.
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The extraction conditions used are aggressive, typically reflux or Soxhlett extraction.
They were shade dried, sliced, purified with a mixture of ethanol and water (80:20) using a soxhlett apparatus and then lyophilized.
To check whether the observed phenomena were the dissolution of certain compounds, we performed a Soxhlett extraction, using hexane on the coatings, and then repeated the immersion experiment.