Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000427.1:
Cluster 1NRP16461

BGC0000427, shinorine biosynthetic gene cluster from Anabaena variabilis. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: shinorine
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Molecular formula: C13H20N2O8
Exact molecular mass: 332.12 Da ([M+H]+)
Molecular activity: Other

Class-specific details

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

Nonribosomal peptide synthetases:
No gene ID (ABA23460.1)
Module 0
A specificity: Serine
Evidence for specificity: Activity assay
C domain subtype: N/A

Gene cluster description

shinorine (BGC0000427). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = NRP. GenBank CP000117, positions 4798900-4805360. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Homologous known gene clusters

General MIBiG information on this cluster

Complete gene cluster sequence?complete
Evidence for cluster-compound connection:Enzymatic assays, Heterologous expression
Contact for this cluster:Emily P. Balskus (Harvard University)

Literature references

1. Balskus EP, Walsh CT. (2010) The genetic and molecular basis for sunscreen biosynthesis in cyanobacteria. Science 329(5999):1653-6. doi: 10.1126/science.1193637. Epub 2010