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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Pathways Class: Fatty Acid and Lipid Biosynthesis

Summary:
This class contains pathways of synthesis of various fatty acids and other lipids, including phospholipids, lipid A, and neutral fats and oils. Synthesis of the waxy materials on the surfaces of leaves are including here as well as in the class, "Epidermal structures". Lipids fulfill many functions, including being components of the plasma membrane of all cells and the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria.

Parent Classes:
Biosynthesis

Child Classes:
Choline Biosynthesis (0) ,
Fatty Acid Biosynthesis (12) ,
Kdo Transfer to Lipid IVA (1) ,
Phospholipid Biosynthesis (6) ,
Sphingolipid Biosynthesis (0) ,
Sterol Biosynthesis (0)

Instances:
(Kdo)2-lipid A biosynthesis I ,
biotin-carboxyl carrier protein assembly ,
Lipid A-core biosynthesis ,
lipid IVA biosynthesis ,
superpathway of (Kdo)2-lipid A biosynthesis ,
superpathway of lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis


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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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