Term Information

Accession
GO:0006629
Name
lipid metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
lipid metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving lipids, compounds soluble in an organic solvent but not, or sparingly, in an aqueous solvent. Includes fatty acids; neutral fats, other fatty-acid esters, and soaps; long-chain (fatty) alcohols and waxes; sphingoids and other long-chain bases; glycolipids, phospholipids and sphingolipids; and carotenes, polyprenols, sterols, terpenes and other isoprenoids. Source: GOC:ma
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0006629 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_metagenomics
goslim_aspergillus
goslim_chembl
goslim_generic
goslim_plant
goslim_mouse
goslim_agr
goslim_yeast
goslim_candida
goslim_pir
goslim_pombe
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Parents of lipid metabolic process (GO:0006629)
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lipid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
lipid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
Children of lipid metabolic process (GO:0006629)
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negative regulation of lipid metabolic process (GO:0045833) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  lipid metabolic process
lipid catabolic process (GO:0016042) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
liposaccharide metabolic process (GO:1903509) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
emericellamide metabolic process (GO:1900555) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
fatty alcohol metabolic process (GO:1903173) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
steroid metabolic process (GO:0008202) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
cellular lipid metabolic process (GO:0044255) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
fatty acid methyl ester metabolic process (GO:1902898) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process
regulation of lipid metabolic process (GO:0019216) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  lipid metabolic process
positive regulation of lipid metabolic process (GO:0045834) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  lipid metabolic process
lipid biosynthetic process (GO:0008610) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process