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GO term:cholesterol import
Synonym: cholesterol uptake
GO id:GO:0070508
Definition:The directed movement of cholesterol into a cell or organelle.
Number of paths to term: 28

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-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-atransmembrane transport
                                        is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                is-asterol import
                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                        regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-aorganic substance transport
                                                is-alipid transport
                                                        is-asterol transport
                                                                is-acholesterol transport
                                                                        is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                        is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                                        is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                                        is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                                        part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-aorganic substance transport
                                                is-alipid transport
                                                        is-asterol transport
                                                                is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                                        is-asterol import
                                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                                regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-aorganic substance transport
                                                is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport
                                                        is-asterol transport
                                                                is-acholesterol transport
                                                                        is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                        is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                                        is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                                        is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                                        part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-aorganic substance transport
                                                is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport
                                                        is-asterol transport
                                                                is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                                        is-asterol import
                                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                                regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                                is-alipid transport
                                                        is-asterol transport
                                                                is-acholesterol transport
                                                                        is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                        is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                                        is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                                        is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                                        part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                                is-alipid transport
                                                        is-asterol transport
                                                                is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                                        is-asterol import
                                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                                regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                                is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport
                                                        is-asterol transport
                                                                is-acholesterol transport
                                                                        is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                        is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                                        is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                                        is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                                        part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                        is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                                is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport
                                                        is-asterol transport
                                                                is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                                        is-asterol import
                                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                                regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                                is-atransmembrane transport
                                                        is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                                is-asterol import
                                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-amacromolecule localization
                                is-alipid localization
                                        part-oflipid transport
                                                is-asterol transport
                                                        is-acholesterol transport
                                                                is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                                is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                                is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                                part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-amacromolecule localization
                                is-alipid localization
                                        part-oflipid transport
                                                is-asterol transport
                                                        is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                                is-asterol import
                                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-alipid transport
                                                is-asterol transport
                                                        is-acholesterol transport
                                                                is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                                is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                                is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                                part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-alipid transport
                                                is-asterol transport
                                                        is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                                is-asterol import
                                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport
                                                is-asterol transport
                                                        is-acholesterol transport
                                                                is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                                is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                                is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                                part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport
                                                is-asterol transport
                                                        is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                                is-asterol import
                                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-atransmembrane transport
                                                is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                        is-asterol import
                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-atransmembrane transport
                                        is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                is-asterol import
                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                        regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-alipid transport
                                                is-asterol transport
                                                        is-acholesterol transport
                                                                is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                                is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                                is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                                part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-alipid transport
                                                is-asterol transport
                                                        is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                                is-asterol import
                                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport
                                                is-asterol transport
                                                        is-acholesterol transport
                                                                is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                                is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                                is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                                part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                                is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport
                                                is-asterol transport
                                                        is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                                is-asterol import
                                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism localization
                                is-asingle-organism transport
                                        is-atransmembrane transport
                                                is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                        is-asterol import
                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                is-alipid transport
                                        is-asterol transport
                                                is-acholesterol transport
                                                        is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                        is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                        is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                        is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                        part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                        is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                is-alipid transport
                                        is-asterol transport
                                                is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                        is-asterol import
                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport
                                        is-asterol transport
                                                is-acholesterol transport
                                                        is-acholesterol efflux +
                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                        is-acholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage
                                                        is-aintestinal cholesterol absorption +
                                                        is-aintracellular cholesterol transport +
                                                        part-oflow-density lipoprotein particle disassembly involved in cholesterol transport
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol transport +
                                                        is-areverse cholesterol transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                is-aorganic hydroxy compound transport
                                        is-asterol transport
                                                is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                        is-asterol import
                                                                is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                        regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                                regulatesregulation of sterol import +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism transport
                                is-atransmembrane transport
                                        is-asterol transmembrane transport
                                                is-asterol import
                                                        is-acholesterol import [GO:0070508] (5 genes, 6 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cholesterol import
                                                                regulatesregulation of cholesterol import +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sterol import +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sterol import +
                                                        regulatesregulation of sterol import +


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