Gene Symbol: B6A17_RS00440
Description: geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate synthase
Species: Sulfolobus acidocaldarius

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  1. Ohnuma S, Suzuki M, Nishino T. Archaebacterial ether-linked lipid biosynthetic gene. Expression cloning, sequencing, and characterization of geranylgeranyl-diphosphate synthase. J Biol Chem. 1994;269:14792-7 pubmed
    ..2Z,6E)-FPP is not a substrate. This enzyme recognizes the E-configuration of allylic substrate...
  2. Ohto C, Nakane H, Hemmi H, Ohnuma S, Obata S, Nishino T. Overexpression of an archaeal geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase in Escherichia coli cells. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 1998;62:1243-6 pubmed
    ..The MBP-fusion protein has protease-sensitive sites in the portion corresponding to geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase...

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