Methylerythritol 4-phosphate (MEP) pathway metabolic regulation.

  title={Methylerythritol 4-phosphate (MEP) pathway metabolic regulation.},
  author={Aparajita Banerjee and Thomas David Sharkey},
  journal={Natural product reports},
  volume={31 8},
Covering: up to February 2014. The methylerythritol 4-phosphate (MEP) pathway is the recently discovered source of isoprenoid precursors isopentenyl diphosphate (IDP) and dimethylallyl diphosphate (DMADP) in most bacteria, some eukaryotic parasites, and the plastids of plant cells. The precursors lead to the formation of various isoprenoids having diverse roles in different biological processes. Some isoprenoids have important commercial uses. Isoprene, which is made in surprising abundance by… 

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