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GO_term: GO:0006633   

GO:0006633DefinitionThe formation from simpler components of a fatty acid, any of the aliphatic monocarboxylic acids that can be liberated by hydrolysis from naturally occurring fats and oils. Fatty acids are predominantly straight-chain acids of 4 to 24 carbon atoms, which may be saturated or unsaturated; branched fatty acids and hydroxy fatty acids also occur, and very long chain acids of over 30 carbons are found in waxes.
Termfatty acid biosynthesis
TypeBiological_process
Child Instance (9)
ComponentGO:0042304
Parent Instance_of GO:0006631
GO:0008610
GO:0046394
Attributes_of Motif (20)
Gene (14)
CDS (16)
Index Ancestor (69)
Descendent (27)