cholesterol esterification Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description A lipid modification process in which a sterol ester is formed by the combination of a carboxylic acid (often a fatty acid) and cholesterol. In the blood this process is associated with the conversion of free cholesterol into cholesteryl ester, which is then sequestered into the core of a lipoprotein particle. (Gene Ontology, GO_0034435)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0034435
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3 genes participating in the cholesterol esterification biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
LCAT lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase
SOAT1 sterol O-acyltransferase 1
SOAT2 sterol O-acyltransferase 2