sterol metabolic process

id: GO:0016125
name: sterol metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving sterols, steroids with one or more hydroxyl groups and a hydrocarbon side-chain in the molecule.

Child Functions

GO:0008203cholesterol metabolic process
GO:0008204ergosterol metabolic process
GO:0008205ecdysone metabolic process
GO:0016126sterol biosynthetic process
GO:0016127sterol catabolic process
GO:0034209sterol acetylation
GO:0034210sterol deacetylation

Parent Functions

GO:0006066alcohol metabolic process
GO:0008202steroid metabolic process