Nomenclature in MS-DIAL lipidomics

Adduct form nomenclature
Major adduct abbreviation Meaning
[M+H]+ Proton adduct
[M+Na]+ Sodium adduct
[M+NH4]+ Ammonium adduct
[M-H]- Proton loss
[M+FA-H]- or [M+HCOO]- Formate adduct
[M+Hac-H]- or [M+CH3COO]- Acetate adduct

Lipid subclass nomenclature
Categories Main class Lipid subclass Abbreviation Description: chain summed Description: chain separated Structure
Fatty acyls [FA] Fatty acids and Conjugates [FA01] Free fatty acid FA FA 18:1 FA 18:1 Show
Fatty acyls [FA] Fatty amides [FA08] N-acyl glycine NAGly NAGly 31:0 NAGly 15:0/16:0 Show
Fatty acyls [FA] Fatty amides [FA08] N-acyl glycyl serine NAGlySer NAGlySer 31:0 NAGlySer 15:0/16:0 Show
Fatty acyls [FA] Fatty amides [FA08] N-acyl ornithine NAOrn NAOrn 32:0 NAOrn 15:0/17:0 Show
Fatty acyls [FA] Fatty amides [FA08] N-acyl ethanolamines NAE NAE 20:4 NAE 20:4 Show
Fatty acyls [FA] Fatty esters [FA07] Acylcarnitine CAR CAR 18:1 CAR 18:1 Show
Fatty acyls [FA] Fatty esters [FA07] Fatty acid ester of hydroxyl fatty acid FAHFA FAHFA 34:1 FAHFA 16:0/18:1 Show
         
Glycerolipids [GL] Diradylglycerols [GL02] Diacylglycerol DG DG 38:4 DG 18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Diradylglycerols [GL02] Ether-linked diacylglycerol EtherDG DG O-34:1 DG O-18:1_16:0 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Glycosyldiradylglycerols [GL05] Digalactosyldiacylglycerol DGDG DGDG 34:1 DGDG 16:0_18:1 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Glycosyldiradylglycerols [GL05] Ether-linked digalactosyldiacylglycerol EtherDGDG DGDG O-38:4 DGDG O-18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Glycosyldiradylglycerols [GL05] Ether-linked monogalactosyldiacylglycerol  EtherMGDG MGDG O-32:0 MGDG O-16:0_16:0 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Glycosyldiradylglycerols [GL05] Monogalactosyldiacylglycerol  MGDG MGDG 34:1 MGDG 16:0_18:1 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Glycosyldiradylglycerols [GL05] Sulfoquinovosyl diacylglycerol SQDG SQDG 34:1 SQDG 16:0_18:1 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Glycosyldiradylglycerols [GL05] Semino lipid EtherSMGDG SMGDG O-30:0 SMGDG O-16:0_14:0 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Monoradylglycerols [GL01] Monoacylglycerol MG MG 18:0 MG 18:0 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Other Glycerolipids [GL00] Acyl diacylglyceryl glucuronide ADGGA ADGGA 50:2 ADGGA 16:0_18:2_16:0 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Other Glycerolipids [GL00] Diacylglyceryl-3-O-carboxyhydroxymethylcholine DGCC DGCC 34:1 DGCC 16:0_18:1 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Other Glycerolipids [GL00] Diacylglyceryl glucuronide DGGA DGGA 34:2 DGGA 16:0_18:2 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Other Glycerolipids [GL00] Diacylglyceryl trimethylhomoserine/diacylglyceryl hydroxymethyl-N,N,N-trimethyl-β-alanine DGTS/A DGTS 34:1 DGTS 16:0_18:1 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Other Glycerolipids [GL00] Lysodiacylglyceryl-3-O-carboxyhydroxymethylcholine LDGCC LDGCC 16:0 LDGCC 16:0 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Other Glycerolipids [GL00] Lysodiacylglyceryl trimethylhomoserine/Lysodiacylglyceryl hydroxymethyl-N,N,N-trimethyl-β-alanine LDGTS/A LDGTS 18:1 LDGTS 18:1 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Triradylglycerols [GL03] Ether-linked triacylglycerol EtherTG TG O-56:7 TG O-16:0_18:1_22:6 Show
Glycerolipids [GL] Triradylglycerols [GL03] Triacylglycerol TG TG 56:8 TG 16:0_18:2_22:6 Show
         
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphates [GP10] Lysophosphatidic acid LPA LPA 16:0 LPA 16:0 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphates [GP10] Phosphatidic acid PA PA 34:1 PA 16:0_18:1 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphocholines [GP01] Ether-linked lysophosphatidylcholine EtherLPC LPC O-18:1 LPC O-18:1 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphocholines [GP01] Ether-linked phosphatidylcholine EtherPC PC O-38:4 PC O-18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphocholines [GP01] Lysophophatidylcholine LPC LPC 18:1 LPC 18:1 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphocholines [GP01] Phosphatidylcholine PC PC 38:4 PC 18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoethanolamines [GP02] Ether-linked lysophosphatidylethanolamine EtherLPE LPE O-18:1 LPE O-18:1 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoethanolamines [GP02] Ether-linked phosphatidylethanolamine EtherPE PE O-38:4 PE O-18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoethanolamines [GP02] Ether-linked phosphatidylethanolamine EtherPE(P) PE P-38:3 PE P-18:0_20:3 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoethanolamines [GP02] N-acyl-lysophosphatidylethanolamine LNAPE LNAPE 34:2 LNAPE 16:0/N-18:2 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoethanolamines [GP02] Lysophosphatidylethanolamine LPE LPE 18:1 LPE 18:1 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoethanolamines [GP02] Phosphatidylethanolamine PE PE 38:4 PE 18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoglycerols [GP04] Bismonoacylglycerophosphate BMP BMP 40:5 BMP 18:1_22:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoglycerols [GP04] Ether-linked lysophosphatidylglycerol EtherLPG LPG O-18:1 LPG O-18:1 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoglycerols [GP04] Ether-linked phosphatidylglycerol EtherPG PG O-34:1 PG O-18:1_16:0 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoglycerols [GP04] Hemibismonoacylglycerophosphate HBMP HBMP 56:8 HBMP 16:0_18:2_22:6 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoglycerols [GP04] Lysophosphatidylglycerol LPG LPG 18:1 LPG 18:1 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoglycerols [GP04] Phosphatidylglycerol PG PG 38:4 PG 18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoglycerophosphoglycerols [GP12] Cardiolipin CL CL 70:5 CL 16:0_18:1_18:2_18:2 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoglycerophosphoglycerols [GP12] Dilysocardiolipin DLCL DLCL 34:2 DLCL 16:0_18:2 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoglycerophosphoglycerols [GP12] Lysocardiolipin MLCL MLCL 56:7 MLCL 16:0_16:0_16:0 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoinositolglycans [GP15] Diacylated phosphatidylinositol monomannoside Ac2PIM1 Ac2PIM1 38:0 Ac2PIM1 18:0_20:0 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoinositolglycans [GP15] Diacylated phosphatidylinositol dimannoside Ac2PIM2 Ac2PIM2 38:0 Ac2PIM2 18:0_20:0 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoinositolglycans [GP15] Triacylated phosphatidylinositol dimannoside Ac3PIM2 Ac3PIM2 54:1 Ac3PIM2 16:0_18:1_20:0 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoinositolglycans [GP15] Tetraacylated phosphatidylinositol dimannoside Ac4PIM2 Ac4PIM2 68:2 Ac4PIM2 16:0_18:1_16:1_18:0 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoinositols [GP06] Ether-linked phosphatidylinositol EtherPI PI O-36:4 PI O-16:0_20:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoinositols [GP06] Lysophosphatidylinositol LPI LPI 18:1 LPI 18:1 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoinositols [GP06] Phosphatidylinositol PI PI 38:4 PI 18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoserines [GP03] Ether-linked phosphatidylserine EtherPS PS O-38:4 PS O-18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoserines [GP03] N-acyl-lysophosphatidylserine LNAPS LNAPS 34:0 LNAPS 18:0/N-16:0 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoserines [GP03] Lysophosphatidylserine LPS LPS 18:0 LPS 18:0 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Glycerophosphoserines [GP03] Phosphatidylserine PS PS 38:4 PS 18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Other Glycerophospholipids [GP00] Phosphatidylethanol PEtOH PEtOH 38:4 PEtOH 18:0_20:4 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Other Glycerophospholipids [GP00] Phosphatidylmethanol PMeOH PMeOH 34:2 PMeOH 16:0_18:2 Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Oxidized glycerophospholipids [GP20] Ether-linked oxidized phosphatidylethanolamine EtherOxPE PE O-38:6;O PE O-16:0_22:6;O Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Oxidized glycerophospholipids [GP20] Oxidized phosphatidylcholine OxPC PC 34:2;O PC 16:0_18:2;O Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Oxidized glycerophospholipids [GP20] Oxidized phosphatidylethanolamine OxPE PE 38:4;4O PE 18:0_20:4;4O Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Oxidized glycerophospholipids [GP20] Oxidized phosphatidylglycerol OxPG PG 34:3;O PG 16:0_18:3;O Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Oxidized glycerophospholipids [GP20] Oxidized phosphatidylinositol OxPI PI 38:4;4O PI 18:0_20:4;4O Show
Glycerophospholipids [GP] Oxidized glycerophospholipids [GP20] Oxidized phosphatidylserine OxPS PS 38:4;4O PS 18:0_20:4;4O Show
         
Prenol Lipids [PR] Isoprenoids [PR01] Vitamin A fatty acid ester VAE VAE 18:0 VAE 18:0 Show
Prenol Lipids [PR] Quinones and hydroquinones [PR02] Coenzyme Q CoQ CoQ10 CoQ10 Show
Prenol Lipids [PR] Quinones and hydroquinones [PR02] Vitamin E Vitamin E Tocopherol Tocopherol Show
         
Saccharolipids [SL] Acylaminosugars [SL01] Diphosphorylated hexaacyl Lipid A LipidA LipidA 98:0 LipidA 18:0-O-18:0_N-16:0-O-16:0_16:0_N-14:0 Show
         
Sphingolipids [SP] Acidic glycosphingolipids [SP06] Ganglioside GM3 GM3 GM3 36:1;2O GM3 18:1;2O/18:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Acidic glycosphingolipids [SP06] Sulfatide SHexCer SHexCer 36:1;2O SHexCer 18:1;2O/18:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Acidic glycosphingolipids [SP06] Oxidized sulfatide SHexCer+O SHexCer 36:1;3O SHexCer 18:1;2O/18:0;O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide alpha-hydroxy fatty acid-dihydrosphingosine Cer-ADS Cer 34:0;3O Cer 18:0;2O/16:0;(2OH) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide alpha-hydroxy fatty acid-phytospingosine Cer-AP Cer 42:1;4O Cer 18:1;3O/24:0;(2OH) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide alpha-hydroxy fatty acid-sphingosine Cer-AS Cer 34:1;3O Cer 18:1;2O/16:0;(2OH) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide beta-hydroxy fatty acid-dihydrosphingosine Cer-BDS Cer 34:0;3O Cer 18:0;2O/16:0;(3OH) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide beta-hydroxy fatty acid-sphingosine Cer-BS Cer 40:1;3O Cer 16:1;2O/24:0;(3OH) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide hydroxy fatty acid-dihydrosphingosine Cer-HDS Cer 36:0;3O Cer 19:0;2O/17:0;O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide hydroxy fatty acid-sphingosine Cer-HS Cer 44:1;3O Cer 20:1;2O/24:0;O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide Esterified beta-hydroxy fatty acid-dihydrosphingosine Cer-EBDS Cer 50:0;4O Cer 18:0;2O/17:0;(3OH)(FA 15:0) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide Esterified omega-hydroxy fatty acid-dihydrosphingosine Cer-EODS Cer 49:0;4O Cer 18:0;2O/16:0;O(FA 15:0) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide Esterified omega-hydroxy fatty acid-sphingosine Cer-EOS Cer 68:3;4O Cer 18:1;2O/32:0;O(FA 18:2) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide non-hydroxyfatty acid-dihydrosphingosine Cer-NDS Cer 44:0;2O Cer 18:0;2O/26:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide non-hydroxyfatty acid-phytospingosine Cer-NP Cer 34:0;3O Cer 18:0;3O/16:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide non-hydroxyfatty acid-sphingosine Cer-NS Cer 42:1;2O Cer 18:1;2O/24:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Ceramides [SP02] Ceramide 1-phosphates CerP CerP 38:0;2O CerP 18:0;2O/20:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Acylhexosylceramide AHexCer AHexCer 56:1;3O AHexCer (O-16:0)18:1;2O/22:0;O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide alpha-hydroxy fatty acid-dihydrosphingosine HexCer-ADS HexCer 38:0;3O HexCer 18:0;2O/20:0;(2OH) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide alpha-hydroxy fatty acid-phytospingosine HexCer-AP HexCer 42:0;4O HexCer 18:0;3O/24:0;(2OH) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide alpha-hydroxy fatty acid-sphingosine HexCer-AS HexCer 38:1;3O HexCer 18:1;2O/20:0;(2OH) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide beta-hydroxy fatty acid-dihydrosphingosine HexCer-BDS HexCer 38:0;3O HexCer 18:0;2O/20:0;(3OH) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide beta-hydroxy fatty acid-sphingosine HexCer-BS HexCer 38:1;3O HexCer 18:1;2O/20:0;(3OH) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide hydroxyfatty acid-dihydrosphingosine HexCer-HDS HexCer 34:0;3O HexCer 18:0;2O/16:0;O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide hydroxyfatty acid-sphingosine HexCer-HS HexCer 42:2;3O HexCer 18:1;2O/24:1;O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide Esterified omega-hydroxy fatty acid-sphingosine HexCer-EOS HexCer 68:3;4O HexCer 18:1;2O/32:0;O(FA 18:2) Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide non-hydroxyfatty acid-dihydrosphingosine HexCer-NDS HexCer 40:0;2O HexCer 18:0;2O/22:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide non-hydroxyfatty acid-phytospingosine HexCer-NP HexCer 38:1;3O HexCer 18:1;3O/20:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Hexosylceramide non-hydroxyfatty acid-sphingosine HexCer-NS HexCer 38:1;2O HexCer 18:1;2O/20:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Dihexosylceramide Hex2Cer Hex2Cer 34:1;2O Hex2Cer 18:1;2O/16:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Neutral glycosphingolipids [SP05] Trihexosylceramide Hex3Cer Hex3Cer 34:1;2O Hex3Cer 18:1;2O/16:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Phosphosphingolipids [SP03] Acylsphingomyelin ASM SM 52:2;3O SM 16:1;2O(FA 18:0)/18:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Phosphosphingolipids [SP03] Ceramide phosphoethanolamine PE-Cer PE-Cer 34:0;2O PE-Cer 18:0;2O/16:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Phosphosphingolipids [SP03] Oxidized ceramide phosphoethanolamine PE-Cer+O PE-Cer 34:0;3O PE-Cer 18:0;2O/16:0;O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Phosphosphingolipids [SP03] Oxidized ceramide phosphoinositol PI-Cer+O PI-Cer 34:0;3O PI-Cer 18:0;2O/16:0;O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Phosphosphingolipids [SP03] Sphingomyelin SM SM 38:1;2O SM 18:1;2O/20:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Phosphosphingolipids [SP03] Oxidized sphingomyelin SM+O SM 34:1;3O SM 18:1;3O/16:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Sphingoid bases [SP01] Phytosphingosine PhytoSph SPB 18:0;3O SPB 18:0;3O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Sphingoid bases [SP01] Sulfonolipid SL SL 33:0;O SL 18:0;O/15:0 Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Sphingoid bases [SP01] Oxidized sulfonolipid SL+O SL 33:1;2O SL 17:0;O/16:1;O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Sphingoid bases [SP01] Sphinganine DHSph SPB 17:0;2O SPB 17:0;2O Show
Sphingolipids [SP] Sphingoid bases [SP01] Sphingosine Sph SPB 18:1;2O SPB 18:1;2O Show
         
Sterol Lipids [ST] Bile acids and derivatives [ST04] Cholic acid sulfate BASulfate ST 24:1;O5;S CA;S Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Bile acids and derivatives [ST04] Cholic acid BileAcid ST 24:1;O5 CA Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Bile acids and derivatives [ST04] Esterified deoxycholic acid DCAE ST 24:1;O4/18:1 DCAE 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Bile acids and derivatives [ST04] Esterified glycodeoxycholic acid GDCAE ST 24:1;O4;G/18:1 GDCAE 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Bile acids and derivatives [ST04] Esterified glycolithocholic acid GLCAE ST 24:1;O3;G/18:1 GLCAE 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Bile acids and derivatives [ST04] Esterified taurodeoxycholic acid TDCAE ST 24:1;O4;T/18:1 TDCAE 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Bile acids and derivatives [ST04] Esterified taurolithocholic acid TLCAE ST 24:1;O3;T/18:1 TLCAE 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Other Sterol lipids [ST00] Acylhexosyl campesterol AHexCAS ST 28:1;O;Hex;FA 18:1 CAS;Hex;FA 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Other Sterol lipids [ST00] Acylhexosyl cholesterol AHexCS ST 27:1;O;Hex;FA 16:0 CS;Hex;FA 16:0 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Other Sterol lipids [ST00] Acylhexosyl sitosterol AHexSIS ST 29:1;O;Hex;FA 18:1 SIS;Hex;FA 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Other Sterol lipids [ST00] Acylhexosyl brassicasterol AHexBRS ST 28:2;O;Hex;FA 18:1 BRS;Hex;FA 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Other Sterol lipids [ST00] Acylhexosyl stigmasterol AHexSTS ST 29:2;O;Hex;FA 18:1 STS;Hex;FA 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Secosteroids [ST03] Vitamin D Vitamin D Calcidiol Calcidiol Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Steroid conjugates [ST05] Sterol sulfate SSulfate ST 27:1;O;S CS;S Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Sterols [ST01] Brassicasterol ester BRSE SE 28:2/22:6 BRSE 22:6 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Sterols [ST01] Campesterol ester CASE SE 28:1/18:1 CASE 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Sterols [ST01] Cholesteryl ester CE SE 27:1/18:1 CE 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Sterols [ST01] Cholesterol Cholesterol ST 27:1;O Cholesterol Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Sterols [ST01] Stigmasterol hexoside SHex ST 29:2;O;Hex STS;Hex Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Sterols [ST01] Sitosterol ester SISE SE 29:1/18:1 SISE 18:1 Show
Sterol Lipids [ST] Sterols [ST01] Stigmasterol ester STSE SE 29:2/18:1 STSE 18:1 Show

*The nomenclature for lipid class basically follows the definition of this paper.
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