Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009240 - isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthetic process

Synonyms: IPP biosynthesis, IPP biosynthetic process, isopentenyl diphosphate anabolism, isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthesis, isopentenyl diphosphate formation, isopentenyl diphosphate synthesis, isopentenyl pyrophosphate biosynthesis, isopentenyl pyrophosphate biosynthetic process

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of isopentenyl diphosphate, an isomer of dimethylallyl diphosphate and the key precursor of all isoprenoids.

Parent Classes:
GO:0008654 - phospholipid biosynthetic process,
GO:0046490 - isopentenyl diphosphate metabolic process

Part Of:
GO:0008299 - isoprenoid biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0019288 - isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthetic process, methylerythritol 4-phosphate pathway (7)

Unification Links: GO:0009240

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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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