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glycolipid metabolic process (GO:0006664)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
glycolipid metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving glycolipids, a class of 1,2-di-O-acylglycerols joined at oxygen 3 by a glycosidic linkage to a carbohydrate part (usually a mono-, di- or tri-saccharide). Some substances classified as bacterial glycolipids have the sugar group acylated by one or more fatty acids and the glycerol group may be absent.
lipopolysaccharide metabolic process +   
membrane lipid biosynthetic process +   
membrane lipid catabolic process +   
regulation of membrane lipid metabolic process +   
sphingolipid metabolic process +   

Exact Synonyms: glycolipid metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198547684

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