Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000100.1:
Cluster 1Polyketide1103450

BGC0000100, monensin biosynthetic gene cluster from Streptomyces cinnamonensis. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: monensin
PubChem ID: 4243
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Molecular formula: C36H62O11
Average molecular mass: 670.881 Da

Class-specific details

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

Gene cluster description

monensin (BGC0000100). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Polyketide. GenBank AF440781. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Domain annotation

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Oliynyk M et al. (2003) Analysis of the biosynthetic gene cluster for the polyether antibiotic monensin in Streptomyces cinnamonensis and evidence for the role of monB and monC genes in oxidative cyclization. Mol Microbiol 49(5):1179-90.