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Keyword - Glycerol metabolism (KW-0319)


Protein involved in the biochemical reactions with the 3-carbon sugar alcohol glycerol. Glycerol is primarily of interest as the central structural component of the major classes of biological lipids, triglycerides and phosphatidyl phospholipids. It is also an important intermediate in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism.


  • Glycerol metabolic process


Biological process

Gene Ontology


glycerol metabolic process [ GO:0006071 ]


Glycerol metabolismBiological process
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