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Keyword - Cholesterol biosynthesis (KW-0152)

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Definition

Protein involved in the synthesis of cholesterol, the major sterol of higher animals. It is a component of cell membranes, especially of the plasma membrane.

Synonyms

  • Cholesterol anabolism
  • Cholesterol biosynthetic process
  • Cholesterol formation
  • Cholesterol synthesis

Category

Biological process

GOi

cholesterol biosynthetic process [ GO:0006695 ]

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Steroid biosynthesisSteroid metabolismSterol biosynthesisSterol metabolismCholesterol biosynthesisCholesterol metabolismLipid metabolismLipid biosynthesisBiological process

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