name: geranylgeranyl diphosphate metabolic process
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def: "The chemical reactions and pathways involving geranylgeranyl diphosphate, a polyprenol compound involved in the biosynthesis of a variety of terpenoids including chlorophylls, carotenoids, tocopherols, plastoquinones, and the plant hormones gibberellins." [GOC:mah, MetaCyc:PWY-5120]
synonym: "geranylgeranyl diphosphate metabolism" EXACT 
synonym: "geranylgeranyldiphosphate metabolic process" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0006644 ! phospholipid metabolic process
is_a: GO:0006721 ! terpenoid metabolic process
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