Special Issue "Lipidomics"

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A special issue of Metabolites (ISSN 2218-1989).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (25 December 2011)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Dietrich A. Volmer
Institute for Bioanalytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Saarland University, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
Website: http://www.bioanalytik.uni-saarland.de
E-Mail: dietrich.volmer@mx.uni-saarland.de
Interests: metabolomics; lipidomics; proteomics; analytical method development; structure elucidation; quantitative mass spectrometry; ionization mechanisms and gas-phase ion chemistry

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Lipids play essential roles in biological systems and many diseases involve changes in lipid metabolism and perturbed lipid pathways. Even though lipid analysis is widely applied in the biological sciences, lipidomics, the detailed and comprehensive analysis of lipids in a cell or tissue, is just at the beginning of its evolution. The chemical complexity of lipids, the difficulties of studying lipids in their biological framework, and the requirement to relate identity and modulation of bioactive lipids with function of genes and proteins require sophisticated high resolution analytical tools for their structural and quantitative analysis. Importantly, lipidomics techniques are increasingly used in studies of biological function, and for diagnostic and prognostic purposes (biomarkers). A considerable amount of research effort goes into data crunching and data mining of lipidomics datasets, which is a key to successful comprehensive exploration of lipidomics data as a function of treatment, genotype or phenotype.

Therefore, this special issue of Metabolites will be dedicated to publishing current advances on bioanalytical techniques, discovery and characterization of novel lipid biomarkers, functional lipidomics, clinical applications of lipidomics, and biocomputational approaches to data-mining and databases of lipidomics datasets.

Prof. Dr. Dietrich Volmer
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • lipidomics
  • lipid metabolism
  • lipid profiling
  • lipid fingerprints
  • global profiling of lipids
  • metabolic phenotype
  • lipid biomarkers
  • mass spectrometry
  • untargeted lipidomics
  • targeted lipidomics
  • data mining
  • databases
  • clinical lipidomics

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p. 366-381
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Metabolites 2012, 2(2), 366-381; doi:10.3390/metabo2020366
Received: 5 April 2012; in revised form: 21 May 2012 / Accepted: 4 June 2012 / Published: 18 June 2012
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p. 254-267
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Metabolites 2012, 2(1), 254-267; doi:10.3390/metabo2010254
Received: 19 January 2012; in revised form: 23 February 2012 / Accepted: 24 February 2012 / Published: 2 March 2012
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p. 195-213
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Metabolites 2012, 2(1), 195-213; doi:10.3390/metabo2010195
Received: 24 December 2011; in revised form: 10 February 2012 / Accepted: 13 February 2012 / Published: 20 February 2012
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p. 134-164
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Metabolites 2012, 2(1), 134-164; doi:10.3390/metabo2010134
Received: 28 November 2011; in revised form: 27 January 2012 / Accepted: 30 January 2012 / Published: 2 February 2012
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p. 57-76
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Metabolites 2012, 2(1), 57-76; doi:10.3390/metabo2010057
Received: 29 November 2011; in revised form: 4 January 2012 / Accepted: 6 January 2012 / Published: 16 January 2012
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p. 19-38
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Metabolites 2012, 2(1), 19-38; doi:10.3390/metabo2010019
Received: 23 November 2011; in revised form: 22 December 2011 / Accepted: 24 December 2011 / Published: 5 January 2012
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p. 1-18
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Metabolites 2012, 2(1), 1-18; doi:10.3390/metabo2010001
Received: 28 November 2011; in revised form: 21 December 2011 / Accepted: 22 December 2011 / Published: 4 January 2012
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p. 21-40
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Metabolites 2011, 1(1), 21-40; doi:10.3390/metabo1010021
Received: 8 October 2011; in revised form: 2 November 2011 / Accepted: 4 November 2011 / Published: 11 November 2011
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