Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000007.1:
Cluster 1Polyketide182511

BGC0000007, aflatoxin biosynthetic gene cluster from Aspergillus flavus. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: aflatoxin
PubChem ID: 14421
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Molecular formula: C17H12O7
Average molecular mass: 328.276 Da

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
Polyketide synthase subclass:
Type I

Gene cluster description

aflatoxin (BGC0000007). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Polyketide. GenBank AY510452. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Domain annotation

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Ehrlich KC, Cotty PJ. (2002) Variability in nitrogen regulation of aflatoxin production by Aspergillus flavus strains. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 60(1-2):174-8. doi:
2. Ehrlich KC et al. (2004) Aflatoxin biosynthesis cluster gene cypA is required for G aflatoxin formation. Appl Environ Microbiol 70(11):6518-24. doi: