Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000507.1:
Cluster 1RiPP17358

BGC0000507, epicidin biosynthetic gene cluster from Staphylococcus epidermidis. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: epicidin

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
RiPP subclass:

Gene cluster description

epicidin (BGC0000507). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = RiPP. GenBank Y14023. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Detailed annotation

eciA leader / core peptide, putative Class I


Dha: Didehydroalanine
Dhb: Didehydrobutyrine

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Heidrich C et al. (1998) Isolation, characterization, and heterologous expression of the novel lantibiotic epicidin 280 and analysis of its biosynthetic gene cluster. Appl Environ Microbiol 64(9):3140-6.