LUX Score specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_24290
Name LUX Score
Alternative name Lipidome jUXtaposition score
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Java
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Dominik Schwudke

Publication for Lipidome jUXtaposition score

LUX Score citation


Lipidomes of lung cancer and tumour free lung tissues reveal distinct molecular signatures for cancer differentiation, age, inflammation, and pulmonary emphysema

Sci Rep
PMCID: 5594029
PMID: 28894173
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-11339-1

[…] to infer isomeric species for all identified lipids and to choose a representative molecule (Supplementary Table  and Supplement ). From the initially identified 311 lipids, 293 lipids were used for LUX score calculation (Supplement ). Eighteen lipids could not be computationally generated using the presented fatty acids as minimum building blocks. Hierarchical clustering was performed using the […]

LUX Score institution(s)
Division of Bioanalytical Chemistry, Research Center Borstel, Leibniz-Center for Medicine and Biosciences, Borstel, Germany; National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India; Centre for Bioinformatics, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; Airway Research Center North, German Center for Lung Research, Grosshansdorf, Germany; German Center for Infection Research, TTU-Tb, Borstel, Germany
LUX Score funding source(s)
Supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG), Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance and the University Grants Commission of India.

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