Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000189.1:
Cluster 1Polyketide18123

BGC0000189, xenocyloins biosynthetic gene cluster from Xenorhabdus bovienii. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: Xenocyloin A
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Molecular formula: C14H18NO2
Exact molecular mass: 232.133205 Da ([M+H]+)
Molecular activity: Unknown

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
Polyketide subclass:
Other (linear)
Polyketide synthase subclass:
Type III
Starter unit:
Polyketide synthase / ketosynthase-encoding genes:

Gene cluster description

xenocyloins (BGC0000189). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Polyketide. GenBank FN667741, positions 3771005-3779127. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

General MIBiG information on this cluster

Complete gene cluster sequence?complete
Evidence for cluster-compound connection:Enzymatic assays, Heterologous expression
Contact for this cluster:Helge B. Bode (Molecular Biotechnology, Institute for Molecular Bioscience Goethe University Frankfurt, 60438 Frankfurt/Main, Germany)

Literature references

1. Proschak A et al. (2014) Biosynthesis of the insecticidal xenocyloins in Xenorhabdus bovienii. Chembiochem 15(3):369-72. doi: 10.1002/cbic.201300694.