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(17Z)-protosta-17(20),24-dien-3beta-ol metabolic process +  
1,3-dichloro-2-propanol metabolic process +  
6-sulfoquinovose(1-) catabolic process to glycerone phosphate and 3-sulfolactaldehyde 
acetoin metabolic process +  
asperfuranone metabolic process +  
butanediol metabolic process +  
cholesterol metabolic process +   
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.
cyclohexanol metabolic process +  
ecdysone metabolic process +  
ergosterol metabolic process +  
isocitrate metabolic process  
menthol metabolic process +  
propan-2-ol metabolic process +  
secondary alcohol biosynthetic process +   
sterol acetylation 
sterol biosynthetic process +   
sterol catabolic process +   
sterol deacetylation 
vitamin D3 metabolic process +   
zymosterol metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: cholesterol metabolism
Never In Taxon: NCBITaxon:4895 ! Schizosaccharomyces ;   NCBITaxon:4930 ! Saccharomyces
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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