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Keyword Lipid metabolism

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Definition

Protein involved in the biochemical reactions of lipids. Lipids are a diverse class of compounds which are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents. They include fats, oils, triacylglycerols, fatty acids, glycolipids, phospholipids and steroids.

Synonyms

  • Lipid metabolic process

Category

Biological process

GOi

lipid metabolic process [ GO:0006629 ]

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Biological processLipid metabolism