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Isoprenoid


DATA No : IIP0016 INFORMANT : Hiroshi Sagami

NAME : [2E,6E,10E,14E,18E,22E,26E]-3,7,11,15,19,23,27,31-Octamethyl-2,6,10,14,18,22,26,30-dotriacontaoctaen-1-yl diphosphate

COMMON NAME: Octaprenyl diphosphate, trans-Octaprenyl diphosphate
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FORMULA: C40H68O7P2 MOL.WT (average) : 722.911


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The product formed by the action of octaprenyl diphosphate synthase. This compound contains trans isoprene double bonds except for w isoprene double bond.
GENETIC INFORMATION
The amino acid sequence of Escherichia coli octaprenyl diphosphate synthase has (GenBank accession no. U18997) been reported in (Ref. 0018).
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AUTHOR:Okada, K., Minehira, M., Zhu, X., Suzuki, K., Nakagawa, T., Matsuda, H., and Kawamukai, M.
TITLE:The ispB gene encoding octaprenyl diphosphate synthase is essential for growth of Escherichia coli PubMed ID:9139929
JOURNAL:J Bacteriol.
VOL:179 PAGE : 3058-3060 (1997)
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