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GO term:lipid metabolic process
Synonym: lipid metabolism
GO id:GO:0006629
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.
Number of paths to term: 4

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-a1-undecene metabolic process +
                                is-a6-sulfoquinovose(1-) metabolic process +
                                is-aacetate ester metabolic process +
                                is-aaldoxime metabolic process +
                                is-aalkanesulfonate metabolic process +
                                is-aamino-acid betaine metabolic process +
                                is-aarugosin metabolic process +
                                is-aaustinol metabolic process +
                                is-acarbohydrate derivative metabolic process +
                                is-acarbohydrate metabolic process +
                                is-acarbon fixation +
                                is-acellular aldehyde metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkane metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkyne metabolic process +
                                is-acellular ketone metabolic process +
                                is-acoenzyme M metabolic process +
                                is-acyanide metabolic process +
                                is-adehydroaustinol metabolic process +
                                is-adimethyl sulfoxide metabolic process
                                is-aether metabolic process +
                                is-afatty acid derivative metabolic process +
                                is-aflavonoid metabolic process +
                                is-aglutathione derivative metabolic process +
                                is-aglycosyl compound metabolic process +
                                is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon metabolic process +
                                is-ahercynylcysteine sulfoxide metabolic process +
                                is-ahercynylselenocysteine metabolic process +
                                is-aketone body metabolic process +
                                is-alipid metabolic process [GO:0006629] (1031 genes, 2739 annotations)
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aemericellamide metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid methyl ester metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty alcohol metabolic process +
                                        is-alipid biosynthetic process +
                                        is-alipid catabolic process +
                                        is-aliposaccharide metabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-asteroid metabolic process +
                                is-amacromolecule metabolic process +
                                is-aolefin metabolic process +
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process +
                                is-aorganic cyclic compound metabolic process +
                                is-aorganic hydroxy compound metabolic process +
                                is-aorganic substance biosynthetic process +
                                is-aorganic substance catabolic process +
                                is-aorganometal metabolic process +
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process +
                                is-aorganophosphate metabolic process +
                                is-aorganosilicon metabolic process +
                                is-aphosphinothricin metabolic process +
                                is-apoly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) metabolic process +
                                is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) metabolic process +
                                is-apolyketide metabolic process +
                                is-aselenoneine metabolic process +
                                is-athioester metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aprimary metabolic process
                                is-acarbohydrate metabolic process +
                                is-acellular amino acid metabolic process +
                                is-alipid metabolic process [GO:0006629] (1031 genes, 2739 annotations)
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aemericellamide metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid methyl ester metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty alcohol metabolic process +
                                        is-alipid biosynthetic process +
                                        is-alipid catabolic process +
                                        is-aliposaccharide metabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-asteroid metabolic process +
                                is-anucleobase-containing compound metabolic process +
                                is-aprotein metabolic process +
                                regulatesregulation of primary metabolic process +
                                is-atricarboxylic acid cycle +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-aacetate ester metabolic process +
                                is-aactin modification +
                                is-aalkanesulfonate metabolic process +
                                is-aamyloid fibril formation
                                is-aaustinol metabolic process +
                                is-acarbon fixation +
                                is-acellular aldehyde metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkane metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkyne metabolic process +
                                is-acellular detoxification of nitrogen compound
                                is-achromosome condensation +
                                is-acoenzyme M metabolic process +
                                is-acyanide metabolic process +
                                is-ademethylation +
                                is-adimethyl sulfoxide metabolic process
                                is-aDNA damage induced protein phosphorylation
                                is-aDNA protection
                                is-aDNA repair +
                                is-adsRNA fragmentation +
                                is-aepidermal growth factor receptor ligand maturation +
                                is-afatty acid derivative metabolic process +
                                is-aglutathione derivative metabolic process +
                                is-aglycosyl compound metabolic process +
                                is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon metabolic process +
                                is-ahistone modification +
                                is-aisotype switching +
                                is-alipid metabolic process [GO:0006629] (1031 genes, 2739 annotations)
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aemericellamide metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid methyl ester metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty alcohol metabolic process +
                                        is-alipid biosynthetic process +
                                        is-alipid catabolic process +
                                        is-aliposaccharide metabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-asteroid metabolic process +
                                is-amaintenance of DNA repeat elements +
                                is-amaintenance of fidelity involved in mitotic DNA replication
                                is-amating type switching +
                                is-ameiotic DNA double-strand break formation +
                                is-ameiotic gene conversion +
                                is-ameiotic heteroduplex formation
                                is-ameiotic strand displacement +
                                is-ameiotic strand invasion +
                                is-amitochondrial RNA processing +
                                is-amulticellular organismal metabolic process +
                                is-aoxidation-reduction process +
                                is-apatched ligand maturation
                                is-apigment metabolic process +
                                is-aprotein activation cascade +
                                is-areceptor internalization +
                                is-areciprocal meiotic recombination +
                                is-aregulation of translational initiation by eIF2 alpha phosphorylation +
                                is-aremoval of superoxide radicals +
                                is-areplication fork processing +
                                is-arespiratory burst +
                                is-aRNA-directed DNA methylation
                                is-asecondary metabolic process +
                                is-asignal transduction by phosphorylation +
                                is-asingle-organism biosynthetic process +
                                is-asingle-organism carbohydrate metabolic process +
                                is-asingle-organism catabolic process +
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process +
                                is-asperm chromatin condensation +
                                is-atartrate metabolic process +
                                is-atelomere maintenance +
                                is-atransposition, DNA-mediated +
                                is-atransposon integration +
                                is-atRNA methylation in response to nitrogen starvation +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-aacetate ester metabolic process +
                                is-aactin modification +
                                is-aalkanesulfonate metabolic process +
                                is-aamyloid fibril formation
                                is-aaustinol metabolic process +
                                is-acarbon fixation +
                                is-acellular aldehyde metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkane metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkyne metabolic process +
                                is-acellular detoxification of nitrogen compound
                                is-achromosome condensation +
                                is-acoenzyme M metabolic process +
                                is-acyanide metabolic process +
                                is-ademethylation +
                                is-adimethyl sulfoxide metabolic process
                                is-aDNA damage induced protein phosphorylation
                                is-aDNA protection
                                is-aDNA repair +
                                is-adsRNA fragmentation +
                                is-aepidermal growth factor receptor ligand maturation +
                                is-afatty acid derivative metabolic process +
                                is-aglutathione derivative metabolic process +
                                is-aglycosyl compound metabolic process +
                                is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon metabolic process +
                                is-ahistone modification +
                                is-aisotype switching +
                                is-alipid metabolic process [GO:0006629] (1031 genes, 2739 annotations)
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aemericellamide metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid methyl ester metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty alcohol metabolic process +
                                        is-alipid biosynthetic process +
                                        is-alipid catabolic process +
                                        is-aliposaccharide metabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-asteroid metabolic process +
                                is-amaintenance of DNA repeat elements +
                                is-amaintenance of fidelity involved in mitotic DNA replication
                                is-amating type switching +
                                is-ameiotic DNA double-strand break formation +
                                is-ameiotic gene conversion +
                                is-ameiotic heteroduplex formation
                                is-ameiotic strand displacement +
                                is-ameiotic strand invasion +
                                is-amitochondrial RNA processing +
                                is-amulticellular organismal metabolic process +
                                is-aoxidation-reduction process +
                                is-apatched ligand maturation
                                is-apigment metabolic process +
                                is-aprotein activation cascade +
                                is-areceptor internalization +
                                is-areciprocal meiotic recombination +
                                is-aregulation of translational initiation by eIF2 alpha phosphorylation +
                                is-aremoval of superoxide radicals +
                                is-areplication fork processing +
                                is-arespiratory burst +
                                is-aRNA-directed DNA methylation
                                is-asecondary metabolic process +
                                is-asignal transduction by phosphorylation +
                                is-asingle-organism biosynthetic process +
                                is-asingle-organism carbohydrate metabolic process +
                                is-asingle-organism catabolic process +
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process +
                                is-asperm chromatin condensation +
                                is-atartrate metabolic process +
                                is-atelomere maintenance +
                                is-atransposition, DNA-mediated +
                                is-atransposon integration +
                                is-atRNA methylation in response to nitrogen starvation +


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