Geranyl pyrophosphate (GPP), also known as geranyl diphosphate (GDP), is an intermediate in the isoprenoid biosynthesis pathway that produces longer prenyl chains such as farnesyl pyrophosphate and geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate as well as terpenes. GPP is a precursor to monoterpenes.
|Preferred IUPAC name
(2E)-3,7-Dimethylocta-2,6-dien-1-yl trihydrogen diphosphate
3D model (JSmol)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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