High-Throughput Phenotyping in Plants pp 179-268

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 918)

Arabidopsis thaliana Membrane Lipid Molecular Species and Their Mass Spectral Analysis

  • Thilani Samarakoon
  • Sunitha Shiva
  • Kaleb Lowe
  • Pamela Tamura
  • Mary R. Roth
  • Ruth Welti


Herein, current approaches to electrospray ionization mass spectrometry-based analyses of membrane lipid molecular species found in Arabidopsis thaliana are summarized. Additionally, the identities of over 500 reported membrane lipid molecular species are assembled.

Key words:

Arabidopsis thaliana Electrospray ionization Galactolipids Lipid profiling Mass spectrometry Membrane lipids Phospholipids Sphingolipids Sterols and derivatives Sulfolipid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thilani Samarakoon
    • 1
  • Sunitha Shiva
    • 1
  • Kaleb Lowe
    • 1
  • Pamela Tamura
    • 1
  • Mary R. Roth
    • 1
  • Ruth Welti
    • 1
  1. 1.Kansas Lipidomics Research Center, Division of BiologyKansas State UniversityManhattanUSA

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