Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008299 - isoprenoid biosynthetic process

Synonyms: GO:0009241, isoprenoid anabolism, isoprenoid biosynthesis, isoprenoid formation, isoprenoid synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any isoprenoid compound, isoprene (2-methylbuta-1,3-diene) or compounds containing or derived from linked isoprene (3-methyl-2-butenylene) residues.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006720 - isoprenoid metabolic process ,
GO:0008610 - lipid biosynthetic process ,
GO:0044249 - cellular biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0016094 - polyprenol biosynthetic process (2) ,
GO:0016114 - terpenoid biosynthetic process (10) ,
GO:1902767 - isoprenoid biosynthetic process via mevalonate (1)

GO:0009240 - isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthetic process (7)

Term Members:
geranyl diphosphate synthase / farnesyl diphosphate synthase (ispA) ,
octaprenyl diphosphate synthase (ispB) ,
4-diphosphocytidyl-2C-methyl-D-erythritol synthetase monomer (ispD) ,
isopentenyl diphosphate isomerase (idi) ,
1-deoxyxylulose-5-phosphate synthase (dxs) ,
1-hydroxy-2-methyl-2-(E)-butenyl 4-diphosphate reductase (ispH) ,
1-hydroxy-2-methyl-2-(E)-butenyl 4-diphosphate synthase (ispG) ,
2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 2,4-cyclodiphosphate synthase monomer (ispF) ,
IspE ,
Dxr ,
isoprenoid biosynthesis protein with amidotransferase-like domain (elbB)

Unification Links: GO:0008299

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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