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Headgroup
Acyl/alkyl/sphingoid base group1 (all)
Acyl group2 (DG, diacyl phospholipids, ceramides,SM)
Acyl group3 (TG only)
Alternatively, enter a full abbreviation below.
Full abbreviation example: PC(16:0/20:4(5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z))
Functional groups OH: hydroxy, NH2: amino, Me: methyl, Ke: keto/oxo, Ep: epoxy, SH: thio, My: methylene
Examples CAR(18:2(9Z,12Z)) DG(16:0/18:0) PC(O-16:0/16:1(9E)) GlcCer(d18:1(4E)/16:0) FA(18:1(9Z)(6Ke)) LPE(16:0(15Me))

Lipid classes and abbreviations
Lipid classHeadgroup abbreviation
Fatty acidFA
Acyl carnitineCAR
Monoacylglycerol(sn1)MG
Diacylglycerol(sn1/sn2)DG
TriacylglycerolTG
PhosphatidylcholinePC
PhosphatidylethanolaminePE
PhosphatidylserinePS
PhosphatidylglycerolPG
PhosphatidylinositolPI
Phosphatidic acidPA
Lysophosphatidylcholine(sn1)LPC
Lysophosphatidylethanolamine(sn1)LPE
Cholesteryl esterCE
Sphingoid baseSPB
Sphingoid base phosphateSPBP
CeramideCer
Ceramide phosphateCerP
Ceramide phosphoinositolIPC
Ceramide phosphoethanolaminePECer
GlcCerGlcCer
GalCerGalCer
Sulfogalactosyl ceramideSGalCer
Mannosyl ceramideManCer
Lactosyl ceramideLacCer
Gb3Gb3
GM1GM1
GM2GM2
GM3GM3
GM4GM4
GD3GD3
GD2GD2
SphingomyelinSM
N-acyl 2-aminoadipic acidNA-AAA
N-acyl AlanineNAAla
N-acyl AmylamineNAAMYL
N-acyl ArginineNAArg
N-acyl AsparagineNAAsn
N-acyl AspartateNAAsp
N-acyl CitrullineNACit
N-acyl CysteineNACys
N-acyl DOPANADOPA
N-acyl DopamineNADOPN
N-acyl gamma-amino-butyric acidNAGABA
N-acyl GlutamineNAGln
N-acyl GlutamateNAGlu
N-acyl GlycineNAGly
N-acyl HistidineNAHis
N-acyl HistamineNAHIST
N-acyl IsoleucineNAIle
N-acyl LeucineNALeu
N-acyl LysineNALys
N-acyl MethionineNAMet
N-acyl OrnithineNAOrn
N-acyl p-aminobenzoic acidNAPABA
N-acyl PhenylalanineNAPhe
N-acyl ProlineNAPro
N-acyl PutrescineNAPUT
N-acyl SerineNASer
N-acyl TaurineNATAU
N-acyl ThreonineNAThr
N-acyl TrpyptophanNATrp
N-acyl TryptamineNATRY
N-acyl TyrosineNATyr
N-acyl ValineNAVal

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