Term Information [More information on sterol biosynthetic process]

Accession
GO:0016126
Name
sterol biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
sterol anabolism, sterol biosynthesis, sterol formation, sterol synthesis
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of sterols, steroids with one or more hydroxyl groups and a hydrocarbon side-chain in the molecule. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0016126 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of sterol biosynthetic process (GO:0016126)
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sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
sterol biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  biosynthetic process (GO:0009058)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lipid metabolic process (GO:0006629)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic cyclic compound metabolic process (GO:1901360)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic hydroxy compound metabolic process (GO:1901615)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance biosynthetic process (GO:1901576)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism biosynthetic process (GO:0044711)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule metabolic process (GO:0044281)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) alcohol metabolic process (GO:0006066)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lipid biosynthetic process (GO:0008610)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic cyclic compound biosynthetic process (GO:1901362)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic hydroxy compound biosynthetic process (GO:1901617)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule biosynthetic process (GO:0044283)
sterol biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) steroid metabolic process (GO:0008202)
sterol biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  alcohol biosynthetic process (GO:0046165)
sterol biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  steroid biosynthetic process (GO:0006694)
sterol biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  sterol metabolic process (GO:0016125)
Children of sterol biosynthetic process (GO:0016126)
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cholesterol biosynthetic process (GO:0006695) [is_a relation] is_a  sterol biosynthetic process
ecdysone biosynthetic process (GO:0006697) [is_a relation] is_a  sterol biosynthetic process
ergosterol biosynthetic process (GO:0006696) [is_a relation] is_a  sterol biosynthetic process
zymosterol biosynthetic process (GO:0036197) [is_a relation] is_a  sterol biosynthetic process
MetaCyc
PWY-2541