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diterpene phytoalexin precursor biosynthetic process pathway (GO:0051504)
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carotene biosynthetic process +  
diterpene phytoalexin precursor biosynthetic process pathway 
A branched pathway that produces the precursors to four structurally distinct types of polycyclic diterpenes. The pathway starts with the cyclization of geranylgeranyl diphosphate into ent-copalyl diphosphate and syn-copalyl diphosphate. The catalytic conversion by diterpene cyclases of these two compounds produces the four diterpene hydrocarbons which are precursors to the four structurally distinct classes of diterpene phytoalexins.
ent-kaurene biosynthetic process 
ent-pimara-8(14),15-diene biosynthetic process +  
isoprene biosynthetic process +  
miltiradiene biosynthetic process 
monoterpene biosynthetic process +  
sesquarterpene biosynthetic process 
sesquiterpene biosynthetic process +  

Exact Synonyms: diterpene phytoalexin precursor anabolism pathway ;   diterpene phytoalexin precursor formation pathway ;   diterpene phytoalexin precursor synthesis pathway
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-2981
Definition Sources: MetaCyc:PWY-2981

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