|MoBio||Synthesis of Lipids||Chapter 5|
Lipid synthesis occurs at the smooth endoplasmic reticulum. Two examples are shown in Figures 5-E-1 and 5-E-2. Lipids may be transported to appropriate locations by vesicles or by phospholipid exchange proteins.
The synthesis of cholesterol involves four stages:
Detail of the first stage is shown in the following figure: