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GO:0006695 cholesterol biosynthetic process

Term Information

ID GO:0006695
Name cholesterol biosynthetic process
Ontology Biological Process
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.
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Synonyms

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Type Synonym
exact cholesterol anabolism
exact cholesterol biosynthesis
exact cholesterol formation
exact cholesterol synthesis

Taxon Constraints

The use of this term should conform to the following taxon constraints:
Taxon Rule Ancestor GO ID Ancestor GO Term Name Relationship Taxon ID Taxon Reference(s)
GOTAX:0000466 GO:0008203 cholesterol metabolic process never_in_taxon 4930 Saccharomyces
GOTAX:0000467 GO:0008203 cholesterol metabolic process never_in_taxon 4895 Schizosaccharomyces
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Cross-Ontology Relations

Relation Other Ontology ID Term
has_output CHEBI CHEBI:16113 cholesterol

Cross-references

Database ID
InterPro IPR005919
UniProtKB-KW Cholesterol biosynthesis

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0006695:
Relationship To GO:0006695 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0033488 cholesterol biosynthetic process via 24,25-dihydrolanosterol
Is a GO:0033489 cholesterol biosynthetic process via desmosterol
Is a GO:0033490 cholesterol biosynthetic process via lathosterol
Regulates GO:0045540 regulation of cholesterol biosynthetic process
Negatively regulates GO:0045541 negative regulation of cholesterol biosynthetic process
Positively regulates GO:0045542 positive regulation of cholesterol biosynthetic process

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Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0006695. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0006695 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0006695 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted 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.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0008203 (cholesterol metabolic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016126 (sterol biosynthetic process)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol anabolism
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol formation
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol synthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol anabolism
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol formation
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol synthesis
2007-01-15 Updated TERM cholesterol biosynthetic process
2007-01-15 Added SYNONYM cholesterol biosynthesis
2006-05-04 Updated 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.
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM cholesterol anabolism
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM cholesterol formation
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM cholesterol synthesis
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The formation from simpler components 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.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM cholesterol biosynthesis
2001-04-03 Updated TERM cholesterol biosynthesis
2001-03-30 Added TERM cholesterol biosynthesis

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2007-01-15 Updated TERM cholesterol biosynthetic process
2002-02-06 Updated TERM cholesterol biosynthesis
2001-04-03 Updated TERM cholesterol biosynthesis
2001-03-30 Added TERM cholesterol biosynthesis

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted 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.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol anabolism
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol formation
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol synthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol anabolism
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol formation
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol synthesis
2007-01-15 Added SYNONYM cholesterol biosynthesis
2006-05-04 Updated 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.
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM cholesterol anabolism
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM cholesterol formation
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM cholesterol synthesis
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The formation from simpler components 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.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0008203 (cholesterol metabolic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016126 (sterol biosynthetic process)
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