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Keyword Steroid biosynthesis

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DefinitionIn vivo synthesis of steroids (steroidogenesis), a large group of complex polycyclic lipids that consist of a 17-carbon ring system. Examples are bile acids, sterols, various hormones and saponins.
CategoryBiological process
GOsteroid biosynthetic process [ GO:0006694 ]
GraphicalBiological processLipid metabolismLipid biosynthesisSteroid biosynthesis
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BroaderLipid biosynthesis
NarrowerSterol biosynthesis
Brassinosteroid biosynthesis