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Category:GO:0006695 ! cholesterol biosynthetic process

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DAG for GO:0006695id: GO:0006695

name: cholesterol biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of cholesterol, cholest-5-en-3 beta-ol, the principal sterol of vertebrates and the precursor of many steroids, including bile acids and steroid hormones." [GOC:ai]
synonym: "cholesterol anabolism" EXACT []
synonym: "cholesterol biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "cholesterol formation" EXACT []
synonym: "cholesterol synthesis" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0008203 ! cholesterol metabolic process
is_a: GO:0016126 ! sterol biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:1902653 ! secondary alcohol biosynthetic process

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0006695</GOterm>
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