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Term Information

Accession
GO:0006695
Name
cholesterol biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
cholesterol anabolism, cholesterol biosynthesis, cholesterol formation, cholesterol synthesis
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of cholesterol, cholest-5-en-3 beta-ol, the principal sterol of vertebrates and the precursor of many steroids, including bile acids and steroid hormones. Source: GOC:ai
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0006695 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of cholesterol biosynthetic process (GO:0006695)
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cholesterol biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  sterol biosynthetic process (GO:0016126)
cholesterol biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  cholesterol metabolic process (GO:0008203)
cholesterol biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  secondary alcohol biosynthetic process (GO:1902653)
Children of cholesterol biosynthetic process (GO:0006695)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
positive regulation of cholesterol biosynthetic process (GO:0045542) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  cholesterol biosynthetic process
cholesterol biosynthetic process via 24,25-dihydrolanosterol (GO:0033488) [is_a relation] is_a  cholesterol biosynthetic process
cholesterol biosynthetic process via lathosterol (GO:0033490) [is_a relation] is_a  cholesterol biosynthetic process
regulation of cholesterol biosynthetic process (GO:0045540) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  cholesterol biosynthetic process
cholesterol biosynthetic process via desmosterol (GO:0033489) [is_a relation] is_a  cholesterol biosynthetic process
negative regulation of cholesterol biosynthetic process (GO:0045541) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  cholesterol biosynthetic process
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