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A comprehensive classification system for lipids11 The evaluation of this manuscript was handled by the former Editor-in-Chief Trudy Forte. Published, JLR Papers in Press, February 16, 2005. DOI
TLDR
A comprehensive classification of lipids with a common platform that is compatible with informatics requirements has been developed to deal with the massive amounts of data that will be generated by the lipid community.
LMSD: LIPID MAPS structure database
TLDR
The LIPID MAPS Structure Database (LMSD) is a relational database encompassing structures and annotations of biologically relevant lipids that provides the capability to perform a substructure search or exact match for the structure drawn by the user.
Lipidomics reveals a remarkable diversity of lipids in human plasma1[S]
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The focus of the present study was to define the human plasma lipidome and to establish novel analytical methodologies to quantify the large spectrum of plasma lipids and to quantitatively assessed the levels of over 500 distinct molecular species distributed among the main lipid categories.
Sphingolipids in food and the emerging importance of sphingolipids to nutrition.
TLDR
There is no known nutritional requirement for sphingolipids; nonetheless, they are hydrolyzed throughout the gastrointestinal tract to the same categories of metabolites that are used by cells to regulate growth, differentiation, apoptosis and other cellular functions.
SphK1 and SphK2, Sphingosine Kinase Isoenzymes with Opposing Functions in Sphingolipid Metabolism*
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The results demonstrate that SphK1 and SphK2 have opposing roles in the regulation of ceramide biosynthesis and suggest that the location of sphingosine 1-phosphate production dictates its functions.
Sphingolipid and Glycosphingolipid Metabolic Pathways in the Era of Sphingolipidomics
  • A. Merrill
  • Biology, Chemistry
    Chemical reviews
  • 26 September 2011
TLDR
A major goal of the review is to help the reader more easily grasp the metabolic interrelationships that account for the tens of thousands of molecular subspecies that appear in nature, with a focus on mammals.
A comprehensive classification system for lipids.
TLDR
A structured vocabulary will facilitate the systematization of lipid biology and enable the cataloging of lipids and their properties in a way that is compatible with other macromolecular databases.
Exposure to Fumonisins and the Occurrence of Neural Tube Defects along the Texas–Mexico Border
TLDR
It is suggested that fumonisin exposure increases the risk of NTD, proportionate to dose, up to a threshold level, at which point fetal death may be more likely to occur.
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