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Term Information

Accession
GO:0034435
Name
cholesterol esterification
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
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Definition
A lipid modification process in which a sterol ester is formed by the combination of a carboxylic acid (often a fatty acid) and cholesterol. In the blood this process is associated with the conversion of free cholesterol into cholesteryl ester, which is then sequestered into the core of a lipoprotein particle. Source: GOC:BHF, GOC:pde, GOC:mah, GOC:rl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0034435 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of cholesterol esterification (GO:0034435)
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cholesterol esterification [is_a relation] is_a  sterol esterification (GO:0034434)
Children of cholesterol esterification (GO:0034435)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
regulation of cholesterol esterification (GO:0010872) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  cholesterol esterification
negative regulation of cholesterol esterification (GO:0150110) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  cholesterol esterification
positive regulation of cholesterol esterification (GO:0010873) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  cholesterol esterification
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