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prenyl

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 20 words.

the univalent alkyl group derived from a prenol by loss of its hydroxyl group. See also polyprenyl. Compare isopentenyl

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IPA

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 17 words.

Abbrev. and preferred form for isopentenyl adenosine, a cytokinin and minor base in some tRNA molecules.

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adenylate isopentenyltransferase

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 33 words.

EC 2.5.1.27; other name: cytokinin synthase; an enzyme that catalyses the reaction between Δ 2‐isopentenyl diphosphate and AMP

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dimethylallyl transtransferase

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 48 words.

EC 2.5.1.1; systematic name: dimethylallyl‐diphosphate:isopentenyl‐diphosphate dimethylallyltranstransferase; other names: prenyltransferase; geranyl‐diphosphate synthase. An enzyme that...

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geranyltranstransferase

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 47 words.

EC 2.5.1.10; systematic name: geranyl‐diphosphate:isopentenyl‐diphosphate geranyl transtransferase; other names: farnesyl‐diphosphate synthase; farnesyl pyrophosphate synthetase (abbr.:

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farnesyltranstransferase

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 73 words.

EC 2.5.1.29; systematic name: trans,trans‐farnesyl‐diphosphate:isopentenyl‐diphosphate farnesyltranstransferase; other name: geranylgeranyl‐diphosphate synthase. An enzyme that

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adenylate isopentenyltransferase

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

EC 2.5.1.27; other name: cytokinin synthase; an enzyme that catalyses the reaction between Δ 2‐isopentenyl diphosphate and AMP to form (N 6Δ 2‐isopenten...

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farnesyltranstransferase

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

EC 2.5.1.29; systematic name: trans,trans‐farnesyl‐diphosphate:isopentenyl‐diphosphate farnesyltranstransferase; other name: geranylgeranyl‐diphosphate synthase. An enzyme that catalyses...

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geranyltranstransferase

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

EC 2.5.1.10; systematic name: geranyl‐diphosphate:isopentenyl‐diphosphate geranyl transtransferase; other names: farnesyl‐diphosphate synthase; farnesyl pyrophosphate synthetase (abbr.: FPP...

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isoprene unit

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(in an isoprenoid) an isoprene residue or any branched five‐carbon‐atom moiety formally derived from an isoprene residue by chemical modification, e.g. by hydrogenation,...

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hypermodified base

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Any extensively modified nucleic‐acid base occurring adjacent to the 3′ end of the anticodon in many tRNA molecules. Examples are N 6‐(δ 2‐isopentenyl)adenosine (sym...

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Identification of Genes Affecting Lycopene Formation in Escherichia coli Transformed with Carotenoid Biosynthetic Genes: Candidates for Early Genes in Isoprenoid Biosynthesis

Hisashi Hemmi, Shin-ichi Ohnuma, Kuniaki Nagaoka and Tokuzo Nishino.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

Although isopentenyl diphosphate is a precursor of isoprenoids in Escherichia coli, the genes and enzymes involved in its biosynthesis have not been identified. Thus, we tried to isolate E....

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On the absence of the glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate/pyruvate pathway for isoprenoid biosynthesis in fungi and yeasts

Andrea Disch and Michel Rohmer.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

November 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 2915 words.

Abstract

The biosynthesis of isopentenyl diphosphate, the central intermediate of isoprenoid formation, was investigated in the fungus Aschersonia aleyrodis ...

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A novel cDNA from Parthenium argentatum Gray enhances the rubber biosynthetic activity in vitro *

In Jeong Kim, Stephen B. Ryu, Yeon Sig Kwak and Hunseung Kang.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5221 words.

Natural rubber (cis‐1,4‐polyisoprene) is an isoprenoid compound produced exclusively in plants by the action of rubber transferase. Despite a keen interest in revealing the mechanisms of...

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Dark conditions enhance aluminum tolerance in several rice cultivars via multiple modulations of membrane sterols

Tadao Wagatsuma, Eriko Maejima, Toshihiro Watanabe, Tomonobu Toyomasu, Masaharu Kuroda, Toshiya Muranaka, Kiyoshi Ohyama, Akifumi Ishikawa, Masami Usui, Shahadat Hossain Khan, Hayato Maruyama, Keitaro Tawaraya, Yuriko Kobayashi and Hiroyuki Koyama.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7061 words.

Abstract

Aluminum-sensitive rice (Oryza sativa L.) cultivars showed increased Al tolerance under dark conditions, because less Al accumulated in the root tips...

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Identification of Plant Cytokinin Biosynthetic Enzymes as Dimethylallyl Diphosphate:ATP/ADP Isopentenyltransferases

Tatsuo Kakimoto.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

July 2001; p ublished online July 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5039 words.

It has been believed that the key step in cytokinin biosynthesis is the addition of a 5-carbon chain to the N6 of AMP. To identify cytokinin biosynthesis enzymes that catalyze the formation...

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Isolation of the dxr gene of Zymomonas mobilis and characterization of the 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate reductoisomerase

Sigrid Grolle, Stephanie Bringer-Meyer and Hermann Sahm.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

October 2000; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 3025 words.

The gene encoding the second enzyme of the 2C-methyl-D-erythritol 4-phosphate (MEP) pathway for isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthesis, 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate (DXP) reductoisomerase,...

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Metabolite Profiles of Icariin in Rat Feces, Bile and Urine by Ultraperformance Liquid-Chromatography/Quadrupole-Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry

E. Sun, Fengjuan Xu, Qian Qian, Li Cui, Xiaobin Tan and Xiaobin Jia.

in Journal of Chromatographic Science

February 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry. 3432 words.

In this work, the metabolite profiles of icariin in rat feces, bile and urine were qualitatively investigated, and the possible metabolic pathways of icariin were subsequently proposed....

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Partial Characterization of Farnesyl and Geranylgeranyl Diphosphatases Induced in Rice Seedlings by UV-C Irradiation

Jaehyuk Nah, Seon-Joo Song and Kyoungwhan Back.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 2534 words.

This study reports the identification and characterization of allyl diphosphatases (EC 3.1.7.1) in plants by using rice seedlings. Two distinct Mg2+-independent allyl diphosphatases, which...

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Human Geranylgeranyl Diphosphate Synthase is an Octamer in Solution

Yukino Miyagi, Yoshihiro Matsumura and Hiroshi Sagami.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

September 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 2711 words.

A recombinant geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase (GGPS) was analysed to be a mixture of octamer, hexamer and dimer by gel filtration using a Superdex 200 column followed by the blue native...

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