Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000044.1:
Cluster 1Polyketide121257

BGC0000044, dawenol biosynthetic gene cluster from Stigmatella aurantiaca. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: Dawenol
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Molecular formula: C28H42O3
Exact molecular mass: 427.3207 Da ([M+H]+)
Molecular activity: Unknown

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
Polyketide subclass:
Polyene (linear)
Polyketide synthase subclass:
PUFA synthase or related
Starter unit:
Polyketide synthase / ketosynthase-encoding genes:
Thioesterase type:

Gene cluster description

dawenol (BGC0000044). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Polyketide. GenBank CP002271, positions 1-21284. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Domain annotation

Homologous known gene clusters

General MIBiG information on this cluster

Complete gene cluster sequence?complete
Evidence for cluster-compound connection:Heterologous expression
Contact for this cluster:Daniel Krug (HIPS)

Literature references

1. Osswald C et al. (2014) A highly unusual polyketide synthase directs dawenol polyene biosynthesis in Stigmatella aurantiaca. J Biotechnol 191:54-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2014.07.447. Epub