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Term:
ether lipid metabolic process (GO:0046485)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cellular lipid biosynthetic process +   
cellular lipid catabolic process +   
ergosterol metabolic process +   
ether lipid metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving ether lipids, lipids that contain (normally) one lipid alcohol in ether linkage to one of the carbon atoms (normally C-1) of glycerol.
fatty acid metabolic process +   
glycerol ether biosynthetic process +   
glycerol ether catabolic process +   
glycerolipid metabolic process +   
isoprenoid metabolic process +   
lipid modification +   
lipopolysaccharide metabolic process +   
membrane lipid metabolic process +   
neutral lipid metabolic process +   
oligosaccharide-lipid intermediate biosynthetic process +   
phospholipid metabolic process +   
sulfolipid metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: ether lipid metabolism
Narrow Synonyms: plasmalogen metabolic process
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Ether_lipid
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732, PMID:15337120

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