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GO term:lipid catabolic process
Synonym: lipid breakdown
Synonym: lipid catabolism
Synonym: lipid degradation
Synonym: lipolysis
GO id:GO:0016042
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of lipids, compounds soluble in an organic solvent but not, or sparingly, in an aqueous solvent.
Number of paths to term: 9

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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-acatabolic process
                                is-aorganic substance catabolic process
                                        is-a2-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA catabolic process
                                        is-a6-sulfoquinovose(1-) catabolic process
                                        is-aacetyl-CoA catabolic process +
                                        is-aacetylcholine catabolic process +
                                        is-aaldehyde catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkane catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkanesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aalkene catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkyne catabolic process +
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine catabolic process +
                                        is-aarugosin catabolic process
                                        is-aaustinol catabolic process
                                        is-abenzoyl-CoA catabolic process
                                        is-acarbohydrate catabolic process +
                                        is-acarbohydrate derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-acyanide catabolic process
                                        is-adehydroaustinol catabolic process
                                        is-adimethylsulfoniopropionate catabolic process
                                        is-aether catabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-afatty-acyl-CoA catabolic process +
                                        is-aflavonoid catabolic process +
                                        is-aglutathione derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-aglycosyl compound catabolic process +
                                        is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon catabolic process +
                                        is-aketone catabolic process +
                                        is-alipid catabolic process [GO:0016042] (233 genes, 354 annotations)
                                                is-acellular lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aemericellamide catabolic process +
                                                is-amulticellular organismal lipid catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aoctanol catabolic process
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-asteroid catabolic process +
                                        is-amacromolecule catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganic acid catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganic cyclic compound catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganic hydroxy compound catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganomercury catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganonitrogen compound catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganophosphate catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganosilicon catabolic process +
                                        is-aphosphinothricin catabolic process
                                        is-apolyketide catabolic process +
                                        is-apolyphosphate catabolic process
                                        is-apropionyl-CoA catabolic process
                                        is-asuccinyl-CoA catabolic process
                                        is-athiocyanate catabolic process
                                        is-aZ-phenylacetaldoxime catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acatabolic process
                                is-asingle-organism catabolic process
                                        is-a2,5-dihydroxypyridine catabolic process to fumarate
                                        is-a2-aminobenzenesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aacetyl-CoA assimilation pathway
                                        is-aacetylcholine catabolic process +
                                        is-aaldehyde catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkane catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkanesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aalkyne catabolic process +
                                        is-aatrazine catabolic process to urea
                                        is-aaustinol catabolic process
                                        is-aautophagy in response to ER overload
                                        is-acell septum edging catabolic process
                                        is-acellular lactam catabolic process +
                                        is-achondroitin sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-acollagen catabolic process +
                                        is-acyanate catabolic process
                                        is-acyanide catabolic process
                                        is-acytoplasm-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process
                                        is-adeoxyhypusine biosynthetic process from spermidine
                                        is-adiacetylchitobiose catabolic process to glucosamine and acetate
                                        is-adibenzofuran catabolic process
                                        is-adimethylsilanediol catabolic process
                                        is-aER-associated misfolded protein catabolic process
                                        is-aether catabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-agalactosaminoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aglutathione derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-aglycosyl compound catabolic process +
                                        is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon catabolic process +
                                        is-aheparan sulfate proteoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aheparin catabolic process
                                        is-ahyaluronan catabolic process
                                        is-ahydrogen peroxide catabolic process +
                                        is-akeratan sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-alipid catabolic process [GO:0016042] (233 genes, 354 annotations)
                                                is-acellular lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aemericellamide catabolic process +
                                                is-amulticellular organismal lipid catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aoctanol catabolic process
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-asteroid catabolic process +
                                        is-amacroautophagy +
                                        is-ameiotic DNA double-strand break processing +
                                        is-amicroautophagy +
                                        is-amulticellular organismal protein catabolic process +
                                        is-anitrate catabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleoside phosphate catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleus-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process +
                                        is-aoctamethylcyclotetrasiloxane catabolic process to dimethylsilanediol
                                        is-aperoxisome degradation +
                                        is-aphenylpropanoid catabolic process +
                                        is-apheromone catabolic process
                                        is-apigment catabolic process +
                                        is-apolyphosphate catabolic process
                                        is-aquercetin catabolic process
                                        is-asecondary metabolite catabolic process +
                                        is-asingle-organism carbohydrate catabolic process +
                                        is-asmall molecule catabolic process +
                                        is-atartrate catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-alipid metabolic process
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aemericellamide metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid methyl ester metabolic process +
                                        is-alipid biosynthetic process +
                                        is-alipid catabolic process [GO:0016042] (233 genes, 354 annotations)
                                                is-acellular lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aemericellamide catabolic process +
                                                is-amulticellular organismal lipid catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aoctanol catabolic process
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-asteroid catabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aoctanol metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-asteroid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganic substance catabolic process
                                        is-a2-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA catabolic process
                                        is-a6-sulfoquinovose(1-) catabolic process
                                        is-aacetyl-CoA catabolic process +
                                        is-aacetylcholine catabolic process +
                                        is-aaldehyde catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkane catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkanesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aalkene catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkyne catabolic process +
                                        is-aamino-acid betaine catabolic process +
                                        is-aarugosin catabolic process
                                        is-aaustinol catabolic process
                                        is-abenzoyl-CoA catabolic process
                                        is-acarbohydrate catabolic process +
                                        is-acarbohydrate derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-acyanide catabolic process
                                        is-adehydroaustinol catabolic process
                                        is-adimethylsulfoniopropionate catabolic process
                                        is-aether catabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-afatty-acyl-CoA catabolic process +
                                        is-aflavonoid catabolic process +
                                        is-aglutathione derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-aglycosyl compound catabolic process +
                                        is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon catabolic process +
                                        is-aketone catabolic process +
                                        is-alipid catabolic process [GO:0016042] (233 genes, 354 annotations)
                                                is-acellular lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aemericellamide catabolic process +
                                                is-amulticellular organismal lipid catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aoctanol catabolic process
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-asteroid catabolic process +
                                        is-amacromolecule catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganic acid catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganic cyclic compound catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganic hydroxy compound catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganomercury catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganonitrogen compound catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganophosphate catabolic process +
                                        is-aorganosilicon catabolic process +
                                        is-aphosphinothricin catabolic process
                                        is-apolyketide catabolic process +
                                        is-apolyphosphate catabolic process
                                        is-apropionyl-CoA catabolic process
                                        is-asuccinyl-CoA catabolic process
                                        is-athiocyanate catabolic process
                                        is-aZ-phenylacetaldoxime catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aprimary metabolic process
                                is-alipid metabolic process
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aemericellamide metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid methyl ester metabolic process +
                                        is-alipid biosynthetic process +
                                        is-alipid catabolic process [GO:0016042] (233 genes, 354 annotations)
                                                is-acellular lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aemericellamide catabolic process +
                                                is-amulticellular organismal lipid catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aoctanol catabolic process
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-asteroid catabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aoctanol metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-asteroid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-alipid metabolic process
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aemericellamide metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid methyl ester metabolic process +
                                        is-alipid biosynthetic process +
                                        is-alipid catabolic process [GO:0016042] (233 genes, 354 annotations)
                                                is-acellular lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aemericellamide catabolic process +
                                                is-amulticellular organismal lipid catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aoctanol catabolic process
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-asteroid catabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aoctanol metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-asteroid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asingle-organism catabolic process
                                        is-a2,5-dihydroxypyridine catabolic process to fumarate
                                        is-a2-aminobenzenesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aacetyl-CoA assimilation pathway
                                        is-aacetylcholine catabolic process +
                                        is-aaldehyde catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkane catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkanesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aalkyne catabolic process +
                                        is-aatrazine catabolic process to urea
                                        is-aaustinol catabolic process
                                        is-aautophagy in response to ER overload
                                        is-acell septum edging catabolic process
                                        is-acellular lactam catabolic process +
                                        is-achondroitin sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-acollagen catabolic process +
                                        is-acyanate catabolic process
                                        is-acyanide catabolic process
                                        is-acytoplasm-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process
                                        is-adeoxyhypusine biosynthetic process from spermidine
                                        is-adiacetylchitobiose catabolic process to glucosamine and acetate
                                        is-adibenzofuran catabolic process
                                        is-adimethylsilanediol catabolic process
                                        is-aER-associated misfolded protein catabolic process
                                        is-aether catabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-agalactosaminoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aglutathione derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-aglycosyl compound catabolic process +
                                        is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon catabolic process +
                                        is-aheparan sulfate proteoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aheparin catabolic process
                                        is-ahyaluronan catabolic process
                                        is-ahydrogen peroxide catabolic process +
                                        is-akeratan sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-alipid catabolic process [GO:0016042] (233 genes, 354 annotations)
                                                is-acellular lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aemericellamide catabolic process +
                                                is-amulticellular organismal lipid catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aoctanol catabolic process
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-asteroid catabolic process +
                                        is-amacroautophagy +
                                        is-ameiotic DNA double-strand break processing +
                                        is-amicroautophagy +
                                        is-amulticellular organismal protein catabolic process +
                                        is-anitrate catabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleoside phosphate catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleus-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process +
                                        is-aoctamethylcyclotetrasiloxane catabolic process to dimethylsilanediol
                                        is-aperoxisome degradation +
                                        is-aphenylpropanoid catabolic process +
                                        is-apheromone catabolic process
                                        is-apigment catabolic process +
                                        is-apolyphosphate catabolic process
                                        is-aquercetin catabolic process
                                        is-asecondary metabolite catabolic process +
                                        is-asingle-organism carbohydrate catabolic process +
                                        is-asmall molecule catabolic process +
                                        is-atartrate catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-alipid metabolic process
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aemericellamide metabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid methyl ester metabolic process +
                                        is-alipid biosynthetic process +
                                        is-alipid catabolic process [GO:0016042] (233 genes, 354 annotations)
                                                is-acellular lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aemericellamide catabolic process +
                                                is-amulticellular organismal lipid catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aoctanol catabolic process
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-asteroid catabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-aoctanol metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of lipid metabolic process +
                                        is-asteroid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asingle-organism catabolic process
                                        is-a2,5-dihydroxypyridine catabolic process to fumarate
                                        is-a2-aminobenzenesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aacetyl-CoA assimilation pathway
                                        is-aacetylcholine catabolic process +
                                        is-aaldehyde catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkane catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkanesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aalkyne catabolic process +
                                        is-aatrazine catabolic process to urea
                                        is-aaustinol catabolic process
                                        is-aautophagy in response to ER overload
                                        is-acell septum edging catabolic process
                                        is-acellular lactam catabolic process +
                                        is-achondroitin sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-acollagen catabolic process +
                                        is-acyanate catabolic process
                                        is-acyanide catabolic process
                                        is-acytoplasm-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process
                                        is-adeoxyhypusine biosynthetic process from spermidine
                                        is-adiacetylchitobiose catabolic process to glucosamine and acetate
                                        is-adibenzofuran catabolic process
                                        is-adimethylsilanediol catabolic process
                                        is-aER-associated misfolded protein catabolic process
                                        is-aether catabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-agalactosaminoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aglutathione derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-aglycosyl compound catabolic process +
                                        is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon catabolic process +
                                        is-aheparan sulfate proteoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aheparin catabolic process
                                        is-ahyaluronan catabolic process
                                        is-ahydrogen peroxide catabolic process +
                                        is-akeratan sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-alipid catabolic process [GO:0016042] (233 genes, 354 annotations)
                                                is-acellular lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aemericellamide catabolic process +
                                                is-amulticellular organismal lipid catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-aoctanol catabolic process
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of lipid catabolic process +
                                                is-asteroid catabolic process +
                                        is-amacroautophagy +
                                        is-ameiotic DNA double-strand break processing +
                                        is-amicroautophagy +
                                        is-amulticellular organismal protein catabolic process +
                                        is-anitrate catabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleoside phosphate catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleus-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process +
                                        is-aoctamethylcyclotetrasiloxane catabolic process to dimethylsilanediol
                                        is-aperoxisome degradation +
                                        is-aphenylpropanoid catabolic process +
                                        is-apheromone catabolic process
                                        is-apigment catabolic process +
                                        is-apolyphosphate catabolic process
                                        is-aquercetin catabolic process
                                        is-asecondary metabolite catabolic process +
                                        is-asingle-organism carbohydrate catabolic process +
                                        is-asmall molecule catabolic process +
                                        is-atartrate catabolic process


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