Reactome: A Curated Pathway Database

Triglyceride Biosynthesis (R-HSA-75109)

Species Homo sapiens


The overall process of triglyceride (triacylglycerol) biosynthesis consists of four biochemical pathways: fatty acyl-CoA biosynthesis, conversion of fatty acyl-CoA to phosphatidic acid, conversion of phosphatidic acid to diacylglycerol, and conversion fo diacylglycerol to triacylglycerol.

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Additional Information
Compartment cytosol , endoplasmic reticulum membrane
GO Biological Process triglyceride biosynthetic process (0019432)
Literature References
pubMedId Title Journal Year
8944226 Biosynthesis of triacylglycerols Prog Lipid Res 1996