Dimethylallyltranstransferase

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farnesyl diphosphate synthase (farnesyl pyrophosphate synthetase, dimethylallyltranstransferase, geranyltranstransferase)
Identifiers
Symbol FDPS
Entrez 2224
HUGO 3631
OMIM 134629
RefSeq NM_002004
UniProt P14324
Other data
EC number 2.5.1.1
Locus Chr. 1 q22

Dimethylallyltranstransferase is an enzyme that converts dimethylallylpyrophosphate and isopentenyl pyrophosphate into farnesylpyrophosphate. It is also referred to as farnesylpyrophosphate synthase or farnesyldiphosphate synthase.

Pyrophosphate is also involved, as both a reactant and a product. Geranylpyrophosphate is created in an intermediate step.

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