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Triacylglycerol

Triacylglycerol

We provide MS-based lipid analysis of TAG glycerolipids in a variety of sample types and deliver results in as little as two weeks.

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Glycerolipids
Lipid Category
Glycerol Esters
Lipid Group
Triacylglycerol
Lipid Class

About the structure and biological function of Triacylglycerol

About the structure and biological function of TAG

Structure. Triacylglycerols (triglycerides, TAG, or TG) belong to the group of glycerol esters within the glycerolipids. Their structure consists of a glycerol backbone linked to three fatty acids. The fatty acids can be of variable length, hydroxylated, and contain double bonds.

Function. Triacylglycerols are a great source of energy in eukaryotes. Commercially important fats and oils of animal and plant origin consist almost exclusively of triacylglycerols. They also serve as pool for structural and bioactive fatty acids. The excessive accumulation of triacylglycerols in adipose tissue and other organs results in obesity and other health problems such as cardiovascular disease, fatty liver, and diabetes.

Triacylglycerol lipidomics analysis with Lipotype

Covered classes0
Approachuntargeted
Method
DeviceQ Exactive Orbitrap (280.000 Res)
Quantification
Delivery time2-6 weeks
Lipidomics data
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Diacylglycerol

Diacylglycerol

We provide MS-based lipid analysis of DAG glycerolipids in a variety of sample types and deliver results in as little as two weeks.

Details

Glycerolipids
Lipid Category
Glycerol Esters
Lipid Group
Diacylglycerol
Lipid Class

About the structure and biological function of Diacylglycerol

About the structure and biological function of DAG

Structure. Diacylglycerols (diglycerides, DAG, or DG) belong to the group of glycerol esters within the glycerolipids. Their structure consists of a glycerol backbone linked to two fatty acids. The fatty acids can be of variable length, hydroxylated, and contain double bonds.

Function. Diacylglycerols have different biological functions, of which many depend on the position of the two fatty acids at the glycerol backbone. Thus, diacylglycerols serve as key intermediates in the synthesis of phospholipids and glycerolipids such as triacylglycerols. They can also function in cellular signaling, and their physical properties influence cell membrane biophysics. They are important immunomodulators. Further, diacylglycerols accumulate in many organs in obesity and can be an important factor in cancer.

Diacylglycerol lipidomics analysis with Lipotype

Covered classes0
Approachuntargeted
Method
DeviceQ Exactive Orbitrap (280.000 Res)
Quantification
Delivery time2-6 weeks
Lipidomics data
Figuresincluded

ABOUT LIPOTYPE

Lipotype logo with Claim, 600 dpi

Lipotype is the leading lipidomics service provider for industry and academia. Order your service, send your samples, get your data.

Request analysis

You want to inquire lipid analysis for your project or ask questions about Lipotype Lipidomics? Please use the contact form below!

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