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Systematic name YPL117C
Gene name IDI1
Aliases BOT2, LPH10
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr XVI:328730..327864
Primary SGDID S000006038

Description of YPL117C: Isopentenyl diphosphate:dimethylallyl diphosphate isomerase (IPP isomerase), catalyzes an essential activation step in the isoprenoid biosynthetic pathway; required for viability[1][2]


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  1. Anderson MS, et al. (1989) Isopentenyl diphosphate:dimethylallyl diphosphate isomerase. An improved purification of the enzyme and isolation of the gene from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Biol Chem 264(32):19169-75 SGD PMID 2681212
  2. Mayer MP, et al. (1992) Disruption and mapping of IDI1, the gene for isopentenyl diphosphate isomerase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast 8(9):743-8 SGD PMID 1441751

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