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Keyword - Fatty acid metabolism (KW-0276)

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Protein involved in the biochemical reactions with fatty acids. Fatty acids are long chain organic acids of the general formula CH3(CnHx)COOH. They are constituents of lipids and can be saturated or unsaturated. The esterified forms are important both as energy storage molecules and structural molecules.


  • Fatty acid metabolic process


Biological process

Gene Ontology


fatty acid metabolic process [ GO:0006631 ]


Fatty acid metabolismLipid metabolismBiological process
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