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Keyword - Bile acid catabolism (KW-0088)

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Definition

Protein involved in degradation of bile acids. Bile acids, which exist mainly as bile salts, are a family of carboxylic acid derivatives of cholesterol which play an important role in the digestion and absorption of fat. They are made in the liver, stored in the gallblader, and secreted as needed into the intestines.

Synonyms

  • Bile acid breakdown
  • Bile acid catabolic process
  • Bile acid degradation
  • Bile salt breakdown
  • Bile salt catabolic process
  • Bile salt catabolism
  • Bile salt degradation

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

bile acid catabolic process [ GO:0030573 ]

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Steroid metabolismBile acid catabolismLipid degradationLipid metabolismBiological process
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