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Keyword - Lipid biosynthesis (KW-0444)

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Definition

Protein involved in the synthesis of lipids, 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 anabolism
  • Lipid biosynthetic process
  • Lipid formation

Category

Biological process

GOi

lipid biosynthetic process [ GO:0008610 ]

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Lipid metabolismLipid biosynthesisBiological process