Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006631 - fatty acid metabolic process

Synonyms: fatty acid metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving fatty acids, aliphatic monocarboxylic acids liberated from naturally occurring fats and oils by hydrolysis.

Parent Classes:
GO:0032787 - monocarboxylic acid metabolic process,
GO:0044255 - cellular lipid metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0001676 - long-chain fatty acid metabolic process (3),
GO:0006633 - fatty acid biosynthetic process (24),
GO:0009062 - fatty acid catabolic process (19),
GO:0009106 - lipoate metabolic process (2),
GO:0019395 - fatty acid oxidation (17),
GO:0033559 - unsaturated fatty acid metabolic process (1),
GO:0046459 - short-chain fatty acid metabolic process (17)

GO:0019217 - regulation of fatty acid metabolic process (4)

Term Members:
aldehyde reductase, NADPH-dependent (ahr),
short chain acyl-CoA synthetase (fadK),
acyl carrier protein phosphodiesterase (acpH),
enoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase subunit (fabI),
3-oxoacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase subunit (fabG),
biotin carboxyl carrier protein (accB),
acetyl-CoA carboxyltransferase, α subunit (accA),
acetyl-CoA carboxyltransferase, β subunit (accD),
FadR DNA-binding transcriptional dual regulator,
apo-[acyl carrier protein] (acpP),
2-acylglycerophosphoethanolamine acyltransferase / acyl-ACP synthetase (aas),
FabR DNA-binding transcriptional repressor,
malonyl-CoA-ACP transacylase (fabD),
glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase (plsB),
acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (fadE),
FadJ monomer,
FadI monomer,
acetyl-CoA:acetoacetyl-CoA transferase, β subunit (atoA),
acetyl-CoA:acetoacetyl-CoA transferase, α subunit (atoD),
3-hydroxyadipyl-CoA dehydrogenase (NAD+) (paaH),
predicted 2,3-dehydroadipyl-CoA hydratase (paaF),
dodecenoyl-CoA δ-isomerase, enoyl-CoA hydratase, 3-hydroxybutyryl-CoA epimerase, 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase (fadB),
3-ketoacyl-CoA thiolase (fadA)

Unification Links: GO:0006631

Relationship Links: Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_98, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_32309, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_58734, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_82917, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_84240, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_89918, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_92163, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_99726, Wikipedia:RELATED-TO:Fatty_acid_metabolism

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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