Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000661.1:
Cluster 1Terpene15412

BGC0000661, geosmin biosynthetic gene cluster from Nostoc punctiforme. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: geosmin
PubChem ID: 29746
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Molecular formula: C12H22O
Average molecular mass: 182.307 Da
Molecular activity: Other

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
Terpene subclass:
Terpene subclass by size:
Final isoprenoid precursor:
Terpene synthase/cyclase-encoding genes:

Gene cluster description

geosmin (BGC0000661). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Terpene. GenBank CP001037, positions 3420177-3414766. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Homologous known gene clusters

General MIBiG information on this cluster

Complete gene cluster sequence?complete
Evidence for cluster-compound connection:Enzymatic assays
Contact for this cluster:David Fewer (annotation team) (University of Helsinki)

Literature references

1. Giglio S et al. (2008) Isolation and characterization of the gene associated with geosmin production in cyanobacteria. Environ Sci Technol 42(21):8027-32.