Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000669.1:
Cluster 1Terpene134600

BGC0000669, marneral biosynthetic gene cluster from Arabidopsis thaliana. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: Marneral
PubChem ID: 25001002
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Molecular formula: C30H50O
Average molecular mass: 426.729 Da
Molecular activity: Unknown

Class-specific details

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

Gene cluster description

marneral (BGC0000669). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Terpene. GenBank NC_003076, positions 17023646-17058245. 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:Heterologous expression, Gene expression correlated with compound production
Contact for this cluster:Hans-Wilhelm Nuetzmann (John Innes Centre)

Literature references

1. Field B et al. (2011) Formation of plant metabolic gene clusters within dynamic chromosomal regions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108(38):16116-21. doi:
2. Go YS et al. (2012) Identification of marneral synthase, which is critical for growth and development in Arabidopsis. Plant J 72(5):791-804. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2012.05120.x. Epub 2012