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Geranylgeranyl-Diphosphate Geranylgeranyltransferase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Geranylgeranyl-Diphosphate Geranylgeranyltransferase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.225.443
Unique ID
D051232
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D051232
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the condensation of two molecules of geranylgeranyl diphosphate to give prephytoene diphosphate. The prephytoene diphosphate molecule is a precursor for CAROTENOIDS and other tetraterpenes.
Entry Term(s)
Geranylgeranyl Pyrophosphate Synthase
Geranylgeranyl-Pyrophosphate Synthase
Phytoene Synthetase
Prephytoene-Diphosphate Synthase
Registry Number
EC 2.5.1.32
Previous Indexing
Alkyl and Aryl Transferases (1991-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; GERANYLGERANYL-DIPHOSPHATE GERANYLGERANYLTRANSFERASE was indexed under ALKYL AND ARYL TRANSFERASES 1991-2005, & under OXIDOREDUCTASES 1991-2002
History Note
2006(1991)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2009/07/17
Geranylgeranyl-Diphosphate Geranylgeranyltransferase Preferred
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