Term Information [More information on lipid metabolic process]

Accession
GO:0006629
Name
lipid metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
lipid metabolism
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving lipids, compounds soluble in an organic solvent but not, or sparingly, in an aqueous solvent. Includes fatty acids; neutral fats, other fatty-acid esters, and soaps; long-chain (fatty) alcohols and waxes; sphingoids and other long-chain bases; glycolipids, phospholipids and sphingolipids; and carotenes, polyprenols, sterols, terpenes and other isoprenoids. Source: GOC:ma
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0006629 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pombe
gosubset_prok
goslim_generic
goslim_plant
goslim_pir
goslim_candida
goslim_aspergillus
goslim_chembl
goslim_metagenomics
goslim_yeast
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Ancestors of lipid metabolic process (GO:0006629)
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lipid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
lipid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  metabolic process (GO:0008152)
lipid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
lipid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
lipid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
lipid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
Children of lipid metabolic process (GO:0006629)
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cellular lipid metabolic process (GO:0044255) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
emericellamide metabolic process (GO:1900555) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
fatty acid methyl ester metabolic process (GO:1902898) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
fatty alcohol metabolic process (GO:1903173) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
lipid biosynthetic process (GO:0008610) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
lipid catabolic process (GO:0016042) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
liposaccharide metabolic process (GO:1903509) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
negative regulation of lipid metabolic process (GO:0045833) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  lipid metabolic process
positive regulation of lipid metabolic process (GO:0045834) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  lipid metabolic process
regulation of lipid metabolic process (GO:0019216) [regulates relation] regulates  lipid metabolic process
steroid metabolic process (GO:0008202) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process