MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0019395 - fatty acid oxidation

Definition: The removal of one or more electrons from a fatty acid, with or without the concomitant removal of a proton or protons, by reaction with an electron-accepting substance, by addition of oxygen or by removal of hydrogen.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006631 - fatty acid metabolic process,
GO:0034440 - lipid oxidation

Child Classes:
GO:0006635 - fatty acid beta-oxidation (19)

Term Members:
acetyl-CoA:acetoacetyl-CoA transferase, α subunit (atoD),
acetyl-CoA:acetoacetyl-CoA transferase, β subunit (atoA),
short chain acyl-CoA synthetase (fadK)

Unification Links: GO:0019395

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:FAO-PWY

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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