LIPID MAPS® Highlights — July, 2018

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Lipidomic Profiling:
Hear it From an Expert
Bill Christie
Lipid Matters
A Personal Blog by Bill Christie
August 15th, 2018

Although the immune system is essential to protect the body from infection, some immune responses can harm tissues. The eye is especially sensitive to immune reactivity, and it has now been determined that cholesterol sulfate is a key protective factor…

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Lipid of the Month
August, 2018

Jasmonic acid (systematic name: (1R,2R)-3-oxo-2-(pent-2Z-enyl)-cyclopentaneacetic acid) is an truncated octadecanoid present in several plants including jasmine. Jasmonic acids are a class of plant hormones which are involved in development, abiotic stress responses and plant-microbes interactions in defence and symbiosis. Derivates such as methyl-jasmonate are …

Tweets by LIPID MAPS®

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LIPID MAPS® Structure Database (LMSD) and Classification System

View lipid structures from a database of over 42,000 structures based on the first internationally accepted classification system.

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LIPID MAPS® Gene/Protein Database (LMPD)

A database of lipid-related genes and proteins a database of over 8500 genes and 12500 proteins across 10 major species

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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