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Geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate
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Identifiers
CAS number 6699-20-3
PubChem 447277
MeSH geranylgeranyl+pyrophosphate
SMILES
Properties
Molecular formula C20H36O7P2
Molar mass 450.443
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate is an intermediate in the HMG-CoA reductase pathway used by organisms in the biosynthesis of terpenes and terpenoids. In plants it is also the precursor to carotenoids, gibberellins, tocopherols, and chlorophylls.

It is also a precursor to geranylgeranylated proteins.

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