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Term:
positive regulation of cholesterol storage (GO:0010886)
Annotations: Rat: (7) Mouse: (7) Human: (7) Chinchilla: (7) Bonobo: (7) Dog: (7) Squirrel: (7) Pig: (8)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cholesterol transport involved in cholesterol storage  
negative regulation of cholesterol storage  
positive regulation of cholesterol storage  
Any process that increases the rate or extent of cholesterol storage. Cholesterol storage is the accumulation and maintenance in cells or tissues 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.
positive regulation of sequestering of triglyceride  
regulation of cholesterol storage +   

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

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