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About the Lipidomics Team

a diagram of a phospholipid to represent the lipidomics core

The Lipidomics Team uses liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) to permitd etailed targeted analyses of dynamical changes in lipid profiles resulting from malarial infectionsin non-human primates. Lipidomic analyses are performed on whole blood, blood cell membranes, and bone marrow, sampled from non-human primates during the course of malaria infections. The lipid panel includes ceramides, cholesterol esters, diacyl glycerides, glucosylceramides, ganglioside GM3, lactosylceramides, phosphatidic acids, phosphaditylcholines, phosphatidylethanolamines, phosphatidylinositols, phosphatidylserines, sphingomyelins, and sulfatides.  


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