About Our Sponsors

Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc.

Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc., has been creating the highest purity lipids available for over 50 years. Our passion for high quality and unique products is only exceeded by our excellent reputation in the marketplace. This consistent quality, which characterizes all Avanti products, is the foundation of our reputation. We develop the highest purity products so other people can do amazing things. What will you do?

As a company, Avanti is composed of 8 divisions including:

  • Research Products — Highest Purity Lipid Reagents
  • cGMP Manufacturing — API & Contract Manufacturing
  • Adjuvants — Immunotherapy & Vaccine Development
  • Analytical Services — Lipid Analysis
  • Lipidomics — Mass Spec Standards, Antibodies & Lipid Toolbox
  • Formulations — Liposomes & Nanoparticles
  • Equipment — Liposome Production Tools
  • Custom Services — Synthesis & Beyond

The Avanti team is continually developing and enhancing the scientific community with solutions for the entire product cycle, while maintaining our integrity and ethical standards. www.avantilipids.com

Cayman Chemical

Cayman Chemical has been a trusted partner in the lipid research community for 40 years with a mission of helping make research possible. Cayman stays true to that mission by employing a talented and highly qualified group of experts to develop the tools to support research scientists across academic, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical institutions.

We specialize in the production and distribution of thousands of assay kits, biochemicals, antibodies, and enzymes for drug discovery and basic research. Our scientists have synthesized a complete range of phospholipids, sphingolipids, eicosanoids, neutral lipids, and endogenous metabolites, as well as inhibitors and modulators of lipid signaling/trafficking pathways. These compounds are available in formulations suitable for benchtop research as well as MaxSpec® analytical standards built specifically for lipidomics studies.

We also offer lipidomics services for analysis of biological samples using established, targeted panels or untargeted profiling methodologies. Custom organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry and structure-based drug design, and GMP manufacturing services are available to meet the needs of lipid researchers.

To view our large selection of lipids, visit www.caymanchem.com/morelipids


Merck, a leading science and technology company, operates across healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 56,000 employees work to make a positive difference to millions of people’s lives every day by creating more joyful and sustainable ways to live. From advancing gene- editing technologies and discovering unique ways to treat the most challenging diseases to enabling the intelligence of devices – Merck is everywhere. Scientific exploration and responsible entrepreneurship have been key to Merck’s technological and scientific advances.

Merck is the exclusive multinational distributor of the Avanti® Polar Lipids research lipids portfolio for all countries outside the United States, where Avanti continues to support customers locally. These highest purity lipids broaden Merck’s comprehensive portfolio of products and solutions for scientific discovery. The collaboration offers customers increased on-demand access worldwide to Avanti® lipidomics, adjuvants, and equipment via Merck’s e-commerce platform and expert product support with local sales representatives.

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