Citing Resources on LIPID MAPS®

When citing resources found on the LIPID MAPS® website, please use the references provided below.

LIPID MAPS® Classification System

Update of the LIPID MAPS® comprehensive classification system for lipids. Fahy E., Subramaniam S., Murphy R., Nishijima M., Raetz C., Shimizu T., Spener F., van Meer G., Wakelam M., and Dennis E., Journal of Lipid Research 50, S9-S14 (2009)

LIPID MAPS® Online Tools

LIPID MAPS® online tools for lipid research. Fahy E, Sud M, Cotter D and Subramaniam S. Nucleic Acids Research 35, W606-12 (2007)


BioPAN: a web-based tool to explore mammalian lipidome metabolic pathways on LIPID MAPS®. Gaud, C., Sousa, B. C., Nguyen, A., Fedorova, M., Ni, Z., O’Donnell, V. B., Wakelam, M. J.O., Andrews, S., Lopez-Clavijo, A. F.

LIPID MAPS® Pathway Editor

An editor for pathway drawing and data visualization in the Biopathways Workbench. Byrnes R.W., Cotter D., Maer A., Li J., Nadeau D., and Subramaniam S., BMC Systems Biology 3, 99 (2009)

Please note that the Pathway Editor is no longer available.

LIPID MAPS® Proteome Database (LMPD)

LMPD: LIPID MAPS® proteome database, Cotter D., Maer A., Guda C., Saunders B., and Subramaniam S., Nucleic Acids Research 34, D507-10 (2006)

LIPID MAPS® Structure Database (LMSD)

LMSD: LIPID MAPS® structure database. Sud M., Fahy E., Cotter D., Brown A., Dennis E., Glass C., Murphy R., Raetz C., Russell D., and Subramaniam S., Nucleic Acids Research 35, D527-32 (2006)


LipidLynxX: a data transfer hub to support integration of large scale lipidomics datasets. Zhixu Ni, Maria Fedorova.

Lipidomics Gateway as a general resource

Please cite the Lipidomics Gateway website as as "The LIPID MAPS® Lipidomics Gateway,"