Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000406.1:
Cluster 1NRP137823

BGC0000406, phosphinothricin biosynthetic gene cluster from Streptomyces viridochromogenes. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: Phosphinothricintripeptide
PubChem ID: 25244585
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Molecular formula: C5H11NO4P-
Average molecular mass: 180.12 Da
Molecular activity: Antibacterial
Molecular target: glutamine synthetase

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
Other (linear)
Thioesterase type:
Type I & II
Release / cyclization type:

Gene cluster description

phosphinothricin (BGC0000406). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = NRP. GenBank X65195. 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:Knock-out studies
Contact for this cluster:Dr. Yvonne Mast (University Tuebingen, IMIT)

Literature references

1. Schwartz D et al. (2004) Biosynthetic gene cluster of the herbicide phosphinothricin tripeptide from Streptomyces viridochromogenes Tu494. Appl Environ Microbiol 70(12):7093-102. doi: