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Term:
cholesterol biosynthetic process (GO:0006695)
Annotations: Rat: (59) Mouse: (57) Human: (56) Chinchilla: (37) Bonobo: (39) Dog: (41) Squirrel: (38) Pig: (48)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(17Z)-protosta-17(20),24-dien-3beta-ol biosynthetic process 
1,3-dichloro-2-propanol biosynthetic process 
2-hydroxy-but-3-enyl glucosinolate biosynthetic process 
acetoin biosynthetic process 
asperfuranone biosynthetic process +  
butanediol biosynthetic process 
cholesterol biosynthetic process +   
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.
cholesterol catabolic process  
cholesterol ester hydrolysis involved in cholesterol transport  
ecdysone biosynthetic process 
ergosterol biosynthetic process +  
menthol biosynthetic process 
negative regulation of cholesterol metabolic process +   
negative regulation of sterol biosynthetic process +   
peptidyl-glycine cholesteryl ester biosynthesis from peptidyl-glycine 
positive regulation of cholesterol metabolic process +   
positive regulation of sterol biosynthetic process +   
propan-2-ol biosynthetic process 
regulation of cholesterol metabolic process +   
regulation of sterol biosynthetic process +   
vitamin D3 biosynthetic process 
zymosterol biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: cholesterol anabolism ;   cholesterol biosynthesis ;   cholesterol formation ;   cholesterol synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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