MetaCyc Pathways Class: Sterol Biosynthesis

This class contains pathways for the biosynthesis of sterols from isoprenoid precursors.

Parent Classes:
Fatty Acid and Lipid Biosynthesis

Child Classes:
Ergosterol Biosynthesis (4)

7-dehydroporiferasterol biosynthesis ,
allopregnanolone biosynthesis ,
bile acid biosynthesis, neutral pathway ,
cardenolide biosynthesis ,
cardenolide glucosides biosynthesis ,
cholesterol biosynthesis I ,
cholesterol biosynthesis II (via 24,25-dihydrolanosterol) ,
cholesterol biosynthesis III (via desmosterol) ,
lanosterol biosynthesis ,
plant sterol biosynthesis ,
sterol:steryl ester interconversion (yeast) ,
superpathway of cholesterol biosynthesis ,
ursodeoxycholate biosynthesis (bacteria) ,
zymosterol biosynthesis

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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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