Saturated Fatty Acid

We provide MS-based lipid analysis of SFA fatty acyls in a variety of sample types and deliver results in eight or less weeks.

Details

Fatty Acyls
Lipid Category
Fatty Acids
Lipid Group

About the structure and biological function of SFA

Structure. Saturated fatty acids (SFA) belong to the group of fatty acids within the fatty acyls. Their structure consists of a hydrocarbon chain with a carboxylic head group. The hydrocarbon chain is saturated, it contains no double bonds. SFAs can be branched or linear.

Function. The biological function of saturated fatty acids is mostly related to energy metabolism. They make up a significant amount of the fatty acids in lipids, and virtually all forms of life must synthesize medium chain and long chain SFAs from short chain fatty acid precursors. Cell membrane domains rich in SFAs feature increased rigidness and it is widely recommended to reduce dietary intake of saturated fatty acids, as it has been linked to increased risk for cardiovascular diseases.

SFA lipidomics analysis with
Lipotype

Structural detailsmolecular species
Variants identified > 10
Approachtargeted
Methodmass spectrometry
DeviceAgilent 1290 HPLC + 6495 Triplequad
Quantificationyes
Delivery time8 weeks
Lipidomics datapmol & mol%
Figuresin development

EXAMPLE STRUCTURE
SFA

An example for the molecular structure of FA 16:0;0.

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