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GO term:medium-chain fatty acid metabolic process
Synonym: medium chain fatty acid metabolic process
Synonym: medium chain fatty acid metabolism
Synonym: medium-chain fatty acid metabolism
GO id:GO:0051791
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving medium-chain fatty acids, any fatty acid with a chain length of between C6 and C12.
Number of paths to term: 15

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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-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                        is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                        is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                        is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                is-acarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                        is-amonocarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                                is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                                        is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                                        is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                                        is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                                        is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                                        is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                                        is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                        is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                        is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                        is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                is-acarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                        is-amonocarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                                is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                                        is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                                        is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                                        is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                                        is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                                        is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                                        is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                        is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                        is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                        is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                is-acarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                        is-amonocarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                                is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                                        is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                                        is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                                        is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                                        is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                                        is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                                        is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-alipid metabolic process
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                                is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                        is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                        is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                        is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                        is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                        is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                        is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                        is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                is-acarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                        is-amonocarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                                is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                                        is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                                        is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                                        is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                                        is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                                        is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                                        is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aprimary metabolic process
                                is-alipid metabolic process
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                                is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                        is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                        is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                        is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                        is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                        is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                        is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-avery long-chain fatty acid 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-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                        is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                        is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                        is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                        is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                        is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                        is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process
                                        is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                                is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                        is-acarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                                is-amonocarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                                        is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                                                is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                                                is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                                                is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                                                is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                                                is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                                                is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                                                is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                        is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                                                is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                                                is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                                                is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                        is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                        is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                        is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                is-acarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                        is-amonocarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                                is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                                        is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                                        is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                                        is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                                        is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                                        is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                                        is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic 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-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                        is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                        is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                        is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                        is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                        is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                        is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process
                                        is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                                is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                        is-acarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                                is-amonocarboxylic acid metabolic process
                                                                        is-afatty acid metabolic process
                                                                                is-afatty acid biosynthetic process +
                                                                                is-afatty acid catabolic process +
                                                                                is-afatty acid oxidation +
                                                                                is-aglutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate
                                                                                is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                                                                is-alipoxygenase pathway +
                                                                                is-along-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-amedium-chain fatty acid metabolic process [GO:0051791] (4 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                        is-alauric acid metabolic process
                                                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process
                                                                                        is-amedium-chain fatty acid catabolic process
                                                                                is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                                                                is-amethyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-amycolic acid metabolic process +
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-aoxylipin metabolic process +
                                                                                is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                regulatesregulation of fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-ashort-chain fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-aunsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-avery long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +


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MGI 5.20
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