Jan, 2015 update
LIPID MAPS Highlights
LIPID MAPS Annual Meeting 2015: Lipidomics Impact on Cancer, Metabolomic, and Inflammatory Diseases (12th annual meeting) - May 12-13, 2015, La Jolla, CA.
The meeting program tentatively features the following sessions:
- Lipidomics of Cancer
- Lipidomics and Metabolic Disease
- Eicosanoids and the Inflammatory Response
- Lipid Interactions with Membrane Proteins
- Lipids and Immunity
Lipid of the month
Chenodeoxycholic Acid (LMST04010032), along with cholic acid, is one of two primary bile acids found in humans. Chenodeoxycholic Acid is synthesized in the liver from cholesterol. It is known to aid digestion and can be used to dissolve gallstones and in the treatment of cerebral cholesterosis.