Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000635.1:
Cluster 1Terpene110074

BGC0000635, carotenoid biosynthetic gene cluster from Paracoccus sp. N81106. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: carotenoid
PubChem ID: 446841
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Molecular formula: C46H90O6
Average molecular mass: 739.22 Da

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):

Gene cluster description

carotenoid (BGC0000635). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Terpene. GenBank AB206672. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Misawa N et al. (1995) Canthaxanthin biosynthesis by the conversion of methylene to keto groups in a hydrocarbon beta-carotene by a single gene. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 209(3):867-76. doi:
2. Misawa N et al. (1995) Structure and functional analysis of a marine bacterial carotenoid biosynthesis gene cluster and astaxanthin biosynthetic pathway proposed at the gene level. J Bacteriol 177(22):6575-84.