Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000656.1:
Cluster 1Terpene13801

BGC0000656, zeaxanthin biosynthetic gene cluster from Xanthobacter autotrophicus. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: zeaxanthin
PubChem ID: 5280899
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Molecular formula: C40H56O2
Average molecular mass: 568.886 Da

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):

Gene cluster description

zeaxanthin (BGC0000656). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Terpene. GenBank AF408848. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Larsen RA et al. (2002) Genetic analysis of pigment biosynthesis in Xanthobacter autotrophicus Py2 using a new, highly efficient transposon mutagenesis system that is functional in a wide variety of bacteria. Arch Microbiol 178(3):193-201. doi: 10.1007/s00203-002-0442-2. Epub