fatty acid elongation

id: GO:0030497
name: fatty acid elongation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The elongation of a fatty acid chain by the sequential addition of two-carbon units.

Child Functions

GO:0019367fatty acid elongation, saturated fatty acid
GO:0019368fatty acid elongation, unsaturated fatty acid

Parent Functions

GO:0006633fatty acid biosynthetic process