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GO:0008203 cholesterol metabolic process

Term Information

ID GO:0008203
Name cholesterol metabolic process
Ontology Biological Process
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.
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Type Synonym
exact cholesterol metabolism

Taxon Constraints

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

Relation Other Ontology ID Term
has_participant CHEBI CHEBI:16113 cholesterol

Cross-references

Database ID
InterPro IPR009904
InterPro IPR010468
InterPro IPR030225
UniProtKB-KW Cholesterol metabolism

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0008203:
Relationship To GO:0008203 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0006695 cholesterol biosynthetic process
Is a GO:0006707 cholesterol catabolic process
Is a GO:0019708 peptidyl-glycine cholesteryl ester biosynthesis from peptidyl-glycine
Is a GO:0090122 cholesterol ester hydrolysis involved in cholesterol transport
Regulates GO:0090181 regulation of cholesterol metabolic process
Positively regulates GO:0090205 positive regulation of cholesterol metabolic process
Negatively regulates GO:0090206 negative regulation of cholesterol metabolic 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:0008203. 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:0008203 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0008203 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

All changes

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2015-09-16 Added RELATION is a GO:1902652 (secondary alcohol metabolic process)
2008-05-13 Added 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted 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.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016125 (sterol metabolic process)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol metabolism
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol metabolism
2007-01-29 Added SYNONYM cholesterol metabolism
2007-01-15 Updated TERM cholesterol metabolic process
2006-05-04 Updated 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.
2005-01-21 Updated DEFINITION The chemical reactions 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.
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The chemical reactions and physical changes 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.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM cholesterol metabolism
2001-04-03 Updated TERM cholesterol metabolism
2001-03-30 Added TERM cholesterol metabolism

Term

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

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted 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.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol metabolism
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol metabolism
2007-01-29 Added SYNONYM cholesterol metabolism
2006-05-04 Updated 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.
2005-01-21 Updated DEFINITION The chemical reactions 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.
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The chemical reactions and physical changes 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.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2015-09-16 Added RELATION is a GO:1902652 (secondary alcohol metabolic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016125 (sterol metabolic process)
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