OBO ID: GO:0008203
Term Name: cholesterol metabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • cholesterol metabolism
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving cholesterol, cholest-5-en-3 beta-ol, the principal sterol of vertebrates and the precursor of many steroids, including bile acids and steroid hormones. It is a component of the plasma membrane lipid bilayer and of plasma lipoproteins and can be found in all animal tissues.0198506732
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