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Keyword - Cholesterol biosynthesis (KW-0152)

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Protein involved in the synthesis of cholesterol, the major sterol of higher animals. It is a component of cell membranes, especially of the plasma membrane.


  • Cholesterol anabolism
  • Cholesterol biosynthetic process
  • Cholesterol formation
  • Cholesterol synthesis


Biological process


cholesterol biosynthetic process [ GO:0006695 ]


Steroid biosynthesisSteroid metabolismSterol biosynthesisSterol metabolismCholesterol biosynthesisCholesterol metabolismLipid metabolismLipid biosynthesisBiological process

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