LIPID MAPS® Highlights — December, 2018

We are delighted to announce that Avanti Polar Lipids have generously made available to LIPID MAPS their new tutorial videos hosted by Prof Bob Murphy. These instructional tutorials cover a range of common analytical issues in lipid mass spectrometry. Avanti were core members of the LIPID MAPS consortium since 2003 and we are grateful for their continued support. Read more about Avanti on our Sponsors page.

Lipidomics Studies
Mass Spectrometry
Instructional Videos from
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Dr. Robert Murphy
provided courtesy of
Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc.
Bill Christie
Lipid Matters
A Personal Blog by Bill Christie
December 12th 2018

The membranes in photosynthetic cells are essential to all life on earth, so the more we understand them and their lipid components the better. The chloroplast inner and outer membranes and the thylakoid membranes within the chloroplast are obviously vital in this process, but the endoplasmic reticulum…

Lipid of the Month
December, 2018
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2-Arachidonoylglycerol also known as 2-AG is a monoacylglycerol neurotransmitter that binds to cannabinoid receptors located in the mammalian central nervous system (including the brain) and peripheral nervous system 1. 2-AG and anandamide are involved in regulating a variety of physiological and cognitive processes …

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LIPID MAPS® Structure Database (LMSD) and Classification System

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LIPID MAPS® Gene/Protein Database (LMPD)

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Lipidomics Experimental Data

Submit your own lipidomics data, or view, access and analyze over 500 studies deposited in public repositories, as well as that generated by the LIPID MAPS® Consortium.

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Mass Spectrometry Tools

Perform MS searches on LMSD and high resolution LCMS datasets. Calculate exact mass of lipid ions or predict MS/MS spectra

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Lipid Structure Drawing Tools

Lipid structure-drawing tools for over 50 lipid classes available through online interfaces and REST services.

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Statistical Analyses Tools and Interfaces

Load your own table of processed data grouped by experimental conditions and perform online statistical analyses

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