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Term:
long-chain fatty acid import into cell (GO:0044539)
Annotations: Rat: (21) Mouse: (19) Human: (19) Chinchilla: (19) Bonobo: (19) Dog: (20) Squirrel: (18) Pig: (20)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
arachidonate transport +   
carnitine shuttle  
long-chain fatty acid import into cell +   
The directed movement of a long-chain fatty acid from outside of a cell into a cell. This may occur via transport across the plasma membrane or via endocytosis. A long-chain fatty acid is a fatty acid with a chain length between C13 and C22.
long-chain fatty acid import into peroxisome  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: long-chain fatty acid uptake
Related Synonyms: long-chain fatty acid import
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, GOC:pm, PMID:22022213

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