Lipid Modification Services

Lipid modification services

Lipid modification is the process of chemically altering lipids, including fats, oils, and waxes, to alter their properties or functions within cells. Lipids play crucial roles in a variety of cellular processes, including cell signaling, membrane structure, and energy storage. Lipid modification involves the addition of chemical groups, such as acyl, phosphate or labeling groups, to lipids to regulate their function and localization. BOC Sciences provides lipid modification services to researchers who need to modify lipids for experiments. Our team of experts can perform a variety of lipid modifications, including acylation, phosphorylation, and labeling, to meet the specific needs of researchers. BOC Sciences' lipid modification services are tailored to each client's requirements and performed with the highest level of precision and quality.

Classification of Lipid Modification

One common type of lipid modification is lipid acylation, which involves the addition of acyl groups, such as fatty acids, to lipids. Acylation can occur through two main mechanisms: N-acylation, in which an acyl group is attached to an amino group of a protein or lipid; and O-acylation, in which an acyl group is attached to a hydroxyl group of a protein or lipid. Phosphorylation can occur on a variety of lipid molecules, including phosphatidylinositol, phosphatidylserine, and sphingolipids. Phosphorylation of lipids plays a crucial role in cell signaling pathways, as phosphorylated lipids can serve as second messengers to regulate various cellular processes, including cell proliferation, differentiation, and apoptosis. Lipid labeling involves adding chemical tags, such as fluorescent dyes or radioisotopes, to lipids for visualization or tracking purposes. Lipid labeling is commonly used in cell biology and biochemistry to study the localization and dynamics of lipids within cells. An example of lipid labeling is the use of fluorescently labeled lipids (such as BODIPY or rhodamine) to visualize lipid droplets or lipid rafts within cells. Lipid labels can also be used to track the movement of lipids in living cells using fluorescence microscopy or to quantify lipid levels in biochemical assays.

Our Lipid Modification Services

At BOC Sciences, we are committed to providing high-quality lipid modification services to meet the needs of our clients in the research and pharmaceutical industries. Our expert team works closely with each customer to understand their specific requirements and develop customized solutions to deliver reliable and repeatable results. Whether you are studying lipid metabolism, developing lipid-based therapies, or conducting lipidomics studies, we have the expertise and capabilities to support your project.

Lipid Acylation Services

One of the key lipid modification services provided by BOC Sciences is acylation, which involves the addition of fatty acyl chains to lipids. This modification can alter the physical and chemical properties of lipids, affecting their solubility, stability, and interactions with other molecules. BOC Sciences' expert team has extensive experience in acylating a wide range of lipid substrates, including phospholipids, glycolipids and cholesterol derivatives.

Lipid Phosphorylation Services

Phosphorylation is another important lipid modification that regulates various cellular processes such as signal transduction and membrane trafficking. BOC Sciences provides phosphorylation services to researchers who need to introduce phosphate groups into lipid molecules. This modification can modulate the activity and localization of lipids within cells, providing valuable insights into their biological functions. Our highly skilled scientists are proficient in phosphorylating different types of lipids, including phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylethanolamine, and sphingolipids.

Lipid Labeling Services

In addition to acylation and phosphorylation, BOC Sciences also offers labeling services for researchers who require lipid molecules with specific tags or probes for tracking and visualization purposes. Lipid labeling can be achieved by incorporating fluorescent dyes (fluorescent lipids), radioisotopes, or biotin tags into lipid structures. Our team of experts can customize labeling strategies based on each customer's experimental needs, ensuring accurate and reliable results. Whether researchers need to study lipid transport, membrane dynamics or lipid-protein interactions, BOC Sciences' labeling services can facilitate their studies.

Lipid Customized Solutions

BOC Sciences understands that each research project is unique and may require specialized lipid modifications to achieve desired results. Therefore, the company provides customized solutions based on the specific needs of individual customers. Researchers can consult with BOC Sciences' team of lipid modification experts to discuss their experimental goals and design a customized service plan that meets their requirements. From selecting the appropriate lipid substrate to optimizing reaction conditions, BOC Sciences ensures that every aspect of the lipid modification process is carefully tailored to our customers' needs.

Quality Assurance

At BOC Sciences, quality assurance is a top priority for every lipid modification service provided to researchers. We maintain strict quality control measures throughout the entire process, from lipid synthesis and modification to purification and lipid characterization. BOC Sciences' state-of-the-art analytical technologies, including mass spectrometry, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, and thin layer chromatography (TLC), enable the accurate identification and quantification of lipid products. Researchers can trust BOC Sciences' lipid modification services for reliability and reproducibility in their scientific research.

Why Choose BOC Sciences?

  • One-stop customized services: BOC Sciences provides lipid modification services tailored to meet each customer's specific needs and requirements. This allows for a personalized approach to lipid modification, ensuring that the final product meets the required specifications.
  • Comprehensive service advantages: BOC Sciences provides a wide range of lipid modification services, including acylation, phosphorylation, glycosylation, etc. This allows customers to choose the specific modifications that best suit their needs.
  • High quality products: BOC Sciences uses state-of-the-art equipment and technology to ensure the highest quality lipid modifications. This results in a product that is pure, stable, consistent and meets the highest industry standards.
  • Cost-effective: BOC Sciences offers competitive pricing for its lipid modification services, making it an affordable option for researchers and companies looking to modify lipids for their specific applications.
  • Fast turnaround time: BOC Sciences understands the importance of timely delivery and strives to provide fast turnaround time for its lipid modification services. This allows customers to receive their modified lipids in a timely manner without unnecessary delays.

Case Study

BOC Sciences' lipid modification services have helped numerous researchers and pharmaceutical companies achieve their drug discovery and development goals. One success story comes from a leading biotech company that is working to improve the bioavailability of its new cancer drug candidate. Working with BOC Sciences, their team of expert chemists were able to successfully modify the lipid structure of the drug, thereby significantly improving its solubility and absorption. This breakthrough ultimately led to the successful completion of preclinical studies, paving the way for the drug to enter clinical trials.

Case study of lipid modification

In addition, BOC Sciences' fluorescently labeled lipid services play a key role in advancing research in the fields of cell biology, biochemistry and drug discovery. A PhD researcher studying the role of lipids in cell signaling pathways once needed a reliable way to label specific lipid species with fluorescent dyes to track their localization and dynamics in living cells. After learning about BOC Sciences' fluorescently labeled lipid services, the PhD contacted the company to discuss her research needs. The team at BOC Sciences worked closely with her to develop a custom solution suited to her specific requirements, synthesizing a range of BODIPY-tagged lipids that could easily be incorporated into her experimental protocols.


1. What is lipid acylation?

Lipid acylation refers to the process of adding acyl groups (fatty acids) to lipid molecules, usually through an enzymatic reaction. This modification can affect the function and localization of lipids within cells.

2. What is lipid phosphorylation?

Lipid phosphorylation involves the addition of phosphate groups to lipid molecules. This modification can regulate the activity of lipids and their interactions with other molecules in the cell.

3. What is a lipid label?

Lipid labeling is a technique used to track and visualize lipids within cells or tissues. This involves tagging lipids with fluorescent or radioactive labels, allowing researchers to study their distribution and dynamics in biological systems.

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