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We provide MS-based lipid analysis of C10T in a variety of sample types and deliver results in six or less weeks.


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About the structure and biological function of C10T

Structure. Monoterpenes (C10 isoprenoids, C10T) belong to the group of isoprenoids within the prenol lipids category. Their structure is based on a linear chain or rings of two isoprene units, the five-carbon building block of prenol lipids. C10Ts may further encompass double bonds and a variety of substituents.

Function. Monoterpenes are a diverse class of lipids. The C10T geranyl-pyrophosphate is an intermediate in the mevalonate pathway leading to the biosynthesis of cholesterol. Many monoterpenes are found in essential oils extracted from plants, where they contribute to flavor, aroma, attraction of pollinators, and defence mechanism against vermin. As such, they are also used in the food industry as food additives.

C10T lipidomics analysis with

Structural detailsmolecular species
Variants identified < 10
Methodmass spectrometry
DeviceAgilent 1290 HPLC + 6495 Triplequad
Delivery time6 weeks
Lipidomics datapmol & mol%


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