isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthetic process

id: GO:0009240
name: isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of isopentenyl diphosphate, an isomer of dimethylallyl diphosphate and the key precursor of all isoprenoids.

Child Functions

GO:0019287isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthetic process, mevalonate pathway
GO:0019288isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthetic process, mevalonate-independent pathway

Parent Functions

GO:0008654phospholipid biosynthetic process
GO:0046490isopentenyl diphosphate metabolic process