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geranyl pyrophosphate

Thursday 21 May 2009

Geranyl pyrophosphate is an intermediate in the HMG-CoA reductase pathway used by organisms in the biosynthesis of farnesyl pyrophosphate, geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate, cholesterol, terpenes and terpenoids (isoprenoids).

See also

- geraniol
- farnesyl pyrophosphate (FPP)
- geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate (GGPP)
- dimethylallyltranstransferase (DMPP)
- geranylgeraniol