Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008610 - lipid biosynthetic process

Synonyms: lipid anabolism, lipid biosynthesis, lipid formation, lipid synthesis, lipogenesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of lipids, compounds soluble in an organic solvent but not, or sparingly, in an aqueous solvent.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006629 - lipid metabolic process,
GO:0044711 - single-organism biosynthetic process,
GO:1901576 - organic substance biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006633 - fatty acid biosynthetic process (24),
GO:0008299 - isoprenoid biosynthetic process (15),
GO:0008654 - phospholipid biosynthetic process (57),
GO:0009103 - lipopolysaccharide biosynthetic process (75),
GO:0045017 - glycerolipid biosynthetic process (14),
GO:0046467 - membrane lipid biosynthetic process (23)

GO:0046890 - regulation of lipid biosynthetic process (5)

Term Members:
predicted FAD-containing dehydrogenase (ygcU),
apo-[acyl carrier protein] (acpP),
enoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase subunit (fabI),
3-oxoacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase subunit (fabG),
cyclopropane fatty acyl phospholipid synthase (cfa),

Unification Links: GO:0008610

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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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