Literally meaning: creation of fats
Origin: Anc Greek
λίπος/λίπος(=fat, grease) >λίπος > verb λείβω/livo(=grease)
+γένεσις/genesis(=origin, creation) >γενεά/ genea(=generation) > γεννώ/geno (=birth to, produce)
Lipogenesis is the process by which simple sugars via acetyl-CoA isconverted to fatty acids and subsequently to triacylglycerols after esterification with glycerols.