Phosphatidyl­ethanolamine

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

Details

Phospholipids
Lipid Category

About the structure and biological function of PE

Strutcure. Phosphatidylethanolamines (cephalins, PtdEtn, GPEtn, or PE) belong to the group of ester phospholipids within the phospholipids. Their structure consists of a glycerol backbone linked to two fatty acids and a phosphoethanolamine molecule. The fatty acids can be of variable length, hydroxylated, and contain double bonds.

Function. Phosphatidylethanolamines serve as key building blocks for biological membranes. They are vital for mitochondria functionality where they are synthesized from phosphatidylserine. Phosphatidylethanolamines interact with a wide range of proteins, thus influencing biological processes such as neuronal development or signaling pathways. Further, phosphatidylethanolamines are linked to plant embryo viability and plant pathogen resistance.

PE lipidomics analysis with
Lipotype

Structural detailssubspecies level
Variants identified > 500
Approachuntargeted
Methodmass spectrometry
DeviceQ Exactive Orbitrap (280.000 Res)
Quantificationyes
Delivery time2-6 weeks
Lipidomics datapmol & mol%
Figuresincluded
1Cells Basic includes:
SM, PG, PI, PS, PA, TAG, DAG, PC, PE, CE

2Blood Basic includes:
SM, Cer, PI, LPC, TAG, DAG, PC, LPE, PE, PC O-, PE O-, Chol, CE

EXAMPLE STRUCTURE
PE

An example for the molecular structure of phosphatidylethanolamine, specifically PE 18:1;0_20:3;0.

EXAMPLE
PE 16:0;0_17:1;0

An example for the molecular structure of phosphatidylethanolamine, specifically PE 16:0;0_17:1;0.

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