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Keyword - Cholesterol metabolism (KW-0153)

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Definition

Protein which participates in the biochemical reactions where cholesterol is involved, including transport. Cholesterol is the major sterol of higher animals and an important component of cell membranes, especially of the plasma membrane.

Synonyms

  • Cholesterol metabolic process

Category

Biological process

GOi

cholesterol metabolic process [ GO:0008203 ]

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Steroid metabolismSterol metabolismCholesterol metabolismLipid metabolismBiological process