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Term:
short-chain fatty acid metabolic process (GO:0046459)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
fatty acid catabolic process +   
fatty acid oxidation +   
lipoate metabolic process +   
lipoxygenase pathway +   
long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +   
medium-chain fatty acid metabolic process +   
methane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +  
methyl-branched fatty acid metabolic process +   
mycolic acid metabolic process +  
negative regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +   
oxylipin metabolic process +   
poly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from fatty acid 
positive regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +   
regulation of fatty acid metabolic process +   
short-chain fatty acid metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving fatty acids with a chain length of less than C6.
unsaturated fatty acid metabolic process +   
very long-chain fatty acid metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: short-chain fatty acid metabolism
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Fatty_acid_metabolism

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