Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000008.1:
Cluster 1Polyketide175829

BGC0000008, 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 (BGC0000008). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Polyketide. GenBank AY510453. 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 et al. (2004) Aflatoxin biosynthesis cluster gene cypA is required for G aflatoxin formation. Appl Environ Microbiol 70(11):6518-24. doi: