Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000645.1:
Cluster 1Terpene17475

BGC0000645, carotenoid biosynthetic gene cluster from Halobacillus halophilus. 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 (BGC0000645). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Terpene. GenBank FJ040212. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Literature references

1. Kocher S et al. (2009) Structure, function and biosynthesis of carotenoids in the moderately halophilic bacterium Halobacillus halophilus. Arch Microbiol 191(2):95-104. doi: 10.1007/s00203-008-0431-1. Epub 2008