Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000637.1:
Cluster 1Terpene19233

BGC0000637, carotenoid biosynthetic gene cluster from Corynebacterium glutamicum. 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 (BGC0000637). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Terpene. GenBank AF159510. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Literature references

1. Krubasik P et al. (2001) Expression and functional analysis of a gene cluster involved in the synthesis of decaprenoxanthin reveals the mechanisms for C50 carotenoid formation. Eur J Biochem 268(13):3702-8.