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Term:
triglyceride metabolic process (GO:0006641)
Annotations: Rat: (101) Mouse: (99) Human: (103) Chinchilla: (96) Bonobo: (99) Dog: (55) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (64)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
acylglycerol acyl-chain remodeling +   
acylglycerol biosynthetic process +   
acylglycerol catabolic process +   
diacylglycerol metabolic process +   
monoacylglycerol metabolic process +   
triglyceride metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving triglyceride, any triester of glycerol. The three fatty acid residues may all be the same or differ in any permutation. Triglycerides are important components of plant oils, animal fats and animal plasma lipoproteins.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: triacylglycerol metabolic process ;   triacylglycerol metabolism ;   triglyceride metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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