Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000647.1:
Cluster 1Terpene13084

BGC0000647, carotenoid biosynthetic gene cluster from Rhodobacter sphaeroides. 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):
Terpene

Gene cluster description

carotenoid (BGC0000647). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Terpene. GenBank S71770. Click on genes for more information.

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biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Literature references

1. Lang HP et al. (1994) Early steps in carotenoid biosynthesis: sequences and transcriptional analysis of the crtI and crtB genes of Rhodobacter sphaeroides and overexpression and reactivation of crtI in Escherichia coli and R. sphaeroides. J Bacteriol 176(13):3859-69.