Table 2

Pathways whose genes attach significantly well to the isoprenoid pathways

Both isoprenoid pathways

MEP pathway

MVA pathway


Plastoquinone*

Plastoquinone*

Plastoquinone*

Carotenoid*

Carotenoid*

Phytosterol*

Calvin cycle

Porphyrin/chlorophyll*

Histidine

One carbon pool

One carbon pool

Calvin cycle

Tocopherol*

Porphyrin/chlorophyll*


Downstream pathways are marked with an asterisk (*). The Calvin cycle is also metabolically linked to the isoprenoid pathways.

Wille et al. Genome Biology 2004 5:R92   doi:10.1186/gb-2004-5-11-r92

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