Create a Sphingolipid Structure

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Choose sphingoid base backbone, acyl chain and headgroup from menus below:

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Sphingoid Base

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N-Acyl group
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Create a Sphingolipid Structure from LIPID MAPS Abbreviation

Abbreviation Allow arbitrary chain abbreviation


Abbreviation format:

HeadGroup(ShingoidBase/NAcylGroup)

Valid abbreviations for shingoid bases and N-acyl chains are shown in the pulldowns above. Following head groups abbreviations are currently supported: Cer, SM, CerP, PICer, GlcCer, GalCer, LacCer, GM3Cer, GM4Cer, GB3Cer, iGB3Cer, asialo-GM2Cer, Lc3Cer, Manb1-4GlcCer, MolluCer, ArthroCer, MIPCer, MIP2Cer. Select yes from allow arbitrary chain abbreviation list to permit usage of all valid chain abbreviations.

Abbreviation examples:

Cer(d18:0/16:0)
Cer(t18:0/16:0)
Cer(m18:0/0:0)
Cer(d19:1(4E)/24:4(5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z))
SM(d18:0/16:0(8OH))
MIP2Cer(t18:0/18:0(2OH))

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