Skip Header

You are using a version of browser that may not display all the features of this website. Please consider upgrading your browser.

Keyword - Cholesterol metabolism (KW-0153)

Keywords navigation



Protein which participates in the biochemical reactions where cholesterol is involved, including transport. Cholesterol is the major sterol of higher animals and an important component of cell membranes, especially of the plasma membrane.


  • Cholesterol metabolic process


Biological process


cholesterol metabolic process [ GO:0008203 ]


Steroid metabolismSterol metabolismCholesterol metabolismLipid metabolismBiological process

We'd like to inform you that we have updated our Privacy Notice to comply with Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that applies since 25 May 2018.

Do not show this banner again
UniProt is an ELIXIR core data resource
Main funding by: National Institutes of Health