Isoprenoids. What do they stem from and what are the principle ones?
- Stem from Isopentenyl-PP and Dimethylallyl-PP
- The principle ones are:
- Ubiquinone- electrone transport
- Side chain of heme A
- Farnesyl (15C)/Geranyl (10) - are precursers of cholesterol and are membrane protein anchors
All of our fat-soluble Vitamins (A,D,E,K)