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Keyword - Steroid biosynthesis (KW-0752)

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In vivo synthesis of steroids (steroidogenesis), a large group of complex polycyclic lipids that consist of a 17-carbon ring system. Examples are bile acids, sterols, various hormones and saponins.


Biological process

Gene Ontology


steroid biosynthetic process [ GO:0006694 ]


Steroid biosynthesisLipid metabolismLipid biosynthesisBiological process
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