geranyl pyrophosphate

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ger·a·nyl py·ro·phos·phate

(jer'a-nil pī'rō-fos'fāt),
A key intermediate in the biosynthesis of sterols, dolichols, ubiquinone, and prenylated proteins.
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They settled on two classes of enzymes - three pinene synthases (PS) and three geranyl diphosphate synthases (GPPS) - and experimented to see which combinations produced the best results.
synthase that converts geranyl diphosphate to linalool (Dudareva &