isopentenyl diphosphate

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abbr.: IDP; formerly called Δ3‐isopentenyl pyrophosphate (abbr.: IPP); an isomer of dimethylallyl diphosphate and the key precursor of all isoprenoids (def. 2). See also dimethylallyltranstransferase, isopentenyl‐diphosphate Δ‐isomerase, isoprene rule.

Subjects: Chemistry.

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