Table 1

Endogenous Compounds Profiled With Current Metabolomics Technologies

Metabolite Class
Acetylcarnitines
Acylglycines
Alcohols
Aldehydes
Alkanes/alkenes
Amides/amines
Amino acids
Aromatics
Bile acids
Branched-chain hydrocarbons
Carbohydrates
Carnitines
Catecholamines
Cholesterols
Coenzyme A derivatives
Esters
Ethers
Fatty acids/alcohols/aldehydes
Glycerols/glycerophospholipids
Glycols/glycolipids
Heterocyclics
Histidine metabolites
Hydroxyacids
Imidazoles
Isoprenoids
Ketones
Lactams
Lactones
Lipids
Minerals
Nitrogenous compounds
Nucleosides/nucleotides
Organic acids
Peptides
Phenols
Phosphates
Porphyrins
Prostaglandins
Pterins
Purines
Pyrimidines
Quinones
Sphingolipids
Steroids/sterols
Sugars
Sulfates
Thiols
Vitamins

Data from Wishart et al. (9).