Farnesyl S-Thiolodiphosphate (FSPP)

Product Number: I-S150


Farnesyl thiolodiphosphate (FSPP) is an analog of FPP in which the non-bridging oxygen has been replaced by sulfur resulting in a less-reactive compound.

Provided as the tris-ammonium salt

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4. Kirby, J., et al. (2016). “Engineering a functional 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate (DXP) pathway in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.” Metabolic Engineering 38: 494-503.
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Biochemical Reagents


Isoprenoid, Isoprenoid Diphosphate

CAS Number

373597-45-6, 419534-01-3

Molecular Formula


Molecular Weight (g/mol)





-20 °C or below

Shipping Temp

Gel Ice

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