OBO ID: GO:0006694
Term Name: steroid biosynthetic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • steroid anabolism
  • steroid biosynthesis
  • steroid formation
  • steroid synthesis
  • steroidogenesis
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of steroids, compounds with a 1,2,cyclopentanoperhydrophenanthrene nucleus; includes de novo formation and steroid interconversion by modification.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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