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Keyword Steroid metabolism

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Bile acid catabolism
Sterol metabolism

Definition

Protein involved in the biochemical reactions of steroids. Steroids are a large group of complex tetracyclic lipids that consist of a 17-carbon-ring system. Examples are bile acids, sterols, various hormones and saponins.

Category

Biological process

GOi

steroid metabolic process [ GO:0008202 ]

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Biological processLipid metabolismSteroid metabolism