Free Fatty Acids Targeted Panel
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About Free Fatty Acids
Metabolomics reveals biological insights otherwise unseen. For a successful metabolomics study, both small molecule discovery and the ability to dig deeper into specific biomarkers of interest are needed to uncover actionable insights that propel new therapeutic developments. A specific combination of liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) technology and biochemical expertise is required to identify these biomarkers of interest and develop assays that are sensitive enough to explore them fully.
At Metabolon, we understand the crucial role free fatty acids play in physiology, and we’ve established best-in-class expertise for their detection. This panel focuses on specific free fatty acids and their metabolic pathways and can be used to track biomarkers and enhance biological understanding across preclinical and clinical research.
Free Fatty Acids Targeted Panel Details
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|Palmitic Acid||2.50 µg/mL||18.8 µg/g|
|Palmitoleic Acid||0.250 µg/mL||1.88 µg/g|
|Margaric Acid||0.0625 µg/mL||0.469 µg/g|
|Stearic Acid||0.500 µg/mL||3.75 µg/g|
|Oleic Acid||2.50 µg/mL||18.8 µg/g|
|Linoleic Acid||2.50 µg/mL||18.8 µg/g|
|Linolenic Acid||0.250 µg/mL||1.88 µg/g|
Analysis Method and Instrumentation:
LC-MS/MS (Agilent 1290 UHPLC/Sciex QTrap 5500)
|Sample Type and Required Amounts|
|Sample Type||Sample Requirements|
|Plasma/Serum||100 to 150 µL|
|Tissue||50 to 100 mg|
Disclaimer: This method is for Research Use Only and is not to be used for diagnostic purposes.
Delivering Absolute Quantification for Research and Biomarker Analysis
Our readily available or custom developed quantitative assays help you achieve your research and biomarker validation objectives with precise and fully validated methods. Our targeted assays and panels cover >1,000 metabolites and lipids across a wide range of biochemical classes, metabolic pathways, and physiological processes, and they can be customized to best fit any application.
Free Fatty Acids Targeted Panel Applications
The importance of inflammation in the development of multiple diseases- and health-related conditions including neurodegeneration, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and inflammatory bowel disease is undisputed. Metabolomics can inform on inflammatory processes by providing a readout of the small molecules of an organism, tissue, biofluid, etc. This allows for direct molecular phenotyping of inflammation beyond the standard protein markers of typical assays. Metabolon offers several targeted assays, including oxysterols, fatty acids, kynurenine/tryptophan, and a range of others (central carbon, glucose tolerance, branched-chain amino acids, β-hydroxybutyrate) that can also inform on overall cardiovascular health that is often linked with inflammatory processes.
Metabolomics enables simultaneous assessment of hundreds of compounds present in living systems, making it a critical tool that advances our understanding of disease mechanisms and opens doors to identify novel targets and treatments for conditions like diabetes.
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Cited in over 3,000 publications, we help scientists and manufacturers gain greater insight into their studies through metabolomics. See how our approach can become a successful part of your workflow.
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