Term Information

Accession
GO:0016042
Name
lipid catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
lipid breakdown, lipid catabolism, lipid degradation, lipolysis, multicellular organism lipid catabolic process, multicellular organismal lipid catabolic process
Alternate IDs
GO:0006724, GO:0044240
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. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0016042 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of lipid catabolic process (GO:0016042)
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lipid catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic substance catabolic process (GO:1901575)
lipid catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  lipid metabolic process (GO:0006629)
Children of lipid catabolic process (GO:0016042)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
fatty alcohol catabolic process (GO:1903174) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid catabolic process
emericellamide catabolic process (GO:1900556) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid catabolic process
positive regulation of lipid catabolic process (GO:0050996) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  lipid catabolic process
steroid catabolic process (GO:0006706) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid catabolic process
intestinal lipid catabolic process (GO:0044258) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid catabolic process
cellular lipid catabolic process (GO:0044242) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid catabolic process
negative regulation of lipid catabolic process (GO:0050995) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  lipid catabolic process
regulation of lipid catabolic process (GO:0050994) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  lipid catabolic process
Wikipedia
Lipid_catabolism