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In enzymology, a geranyltranstransferase is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are geranyl diphosphate and isopentenyl diphosphate, whereas its two products are diphosphate and trans,trans-farnesyl diphosphate. This enzyme belongs to the family of transferases, specifically those transferring aryl or alkyl groups other than methyl groups. The systematic name of this enzyme class is geranyl-diphosphate:isopentenyl-diphosphate geranyltranstransferase. Other names in common use include farnesyl-diphosphate synthase, geranyl transferase I, prenyltransferase, farnesyl pyrophosphate synthetase, and farnesylpyrophosphate synthetase. This enzyme participates in biosynthesis of steroids and terpenoid biosynthesis.
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An enzyme involved in the MEVALONATE pathway, it catalyses the synthesis of farnesyl diphosphate from isopentenyl diphosphate and dimethylallyl diphosphate.
The numerical value of geranyltranstransferase in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of geranyltranstransferase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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