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Details for positive regulation of cholesterol esterification
Gene ontology ID
GO:0010873
Definition
Any process that increases the frequency, rate or extent of cholesterol esterification. Cholesterol esterification is the 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
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1. GOC: BHF
2. GOC: dph
3. GOC: tb
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