Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000630.1:
Cluster 1Terpene16227

BGC0000630, astaxanthin biosynthetic gene cluster from Paracoccus haeundaensis. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: astaxanthin
PubChem ID: 5368397
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Molecular formula: C40H52O4
Average molecular mass: 596.852 Da

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):

Gene cluster description

astaxanthin (BGC0000630). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Terpene. GenBank AY957386. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Lee JH, Kim YT. (2006) Cloning and characterization of the astaxanthin biosynthesis gene cluster from the marine bacterium Paracoccus haeundaensis. Gene 370:86-95. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2005.11.007. Epub 2006 Jan 23.