The Chemical Reactions and Pathways Involving Lipids Compounds Soluble in an Organic Solvent But Not or Sparingly in an Aqueous Solvent. Includes Fatty Acids; Neutral Fats Other Fatty Acid Esters and Soaps; Long Chain (fatty) Alcohols and Waxes; Sphingoids and Other Long Chain Bases; Glycolipids Phospholipids and Sphingolipids; and Carotenes Polyprenols Sterols Terpenes and Other Isoprenoids.
Catalysis of the Transfer of a Group E.g. a Methyl Group Glycosyl Group Acyl Group Phosphorus Containing or Other Groups From One Compound (generally Regarded As the Donor) to Another Compound (generally Regarded As the Acceptor). Transferase Is the Systematic Name For Any Enzyme of EC Class 2.