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Term:
positive regulation of lipid storage (GO:0010884)
Annotations: Rat: (24) Mouse: (25) Human: (25) Chinchilla: (22) Bonobo: (22) Dog: (24) Squirrel: (21) Pig: (26)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cholesterol storage +   
lipid droplet formation  
lipid transport involved in lipid storage +   
negative regulation of lipid storage +   
positive regulation of lipid storage +   
Any process that increases the rate, frequency or extent of lipid storage. Lipid storage is the accumulation and maintenance in cells or tissues of lipids, compounds soluble in organic solvents but insoluble or sparingly soluble in aqueous solvents. Lipid reserves can be accumulated during early developmental stages for mobilization and utilization at later stages of development.
positive regulation of lipid transport +   
regulation of cholesterol storage +   
regulation of lipid storage +   
regulation of sequestering of triglyceride +   
sequestering of triglyceride +   

Synonyms
Narrow Synonyms: positive regulation of lipid sequestration
Definition Sources: GOC:BHF, GOC:dph, GOC:tb

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