Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000758.1:
Cluster 1Saccharide146392

BGC0000758, capsular polysaccharide biosynthetic gene cluster from Staphylococcus aureus. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: capsular polysaccharide
Molecular activity: Unknown

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
Saccharide subclass:

Gene cluster description

capsular polysaccharide (BGC0000758). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Saccharide. GenBank U10927, positions 11343-26878. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

General MIBiG information on this cluster

Complete gene cluster sequence?complete
Evidence for cluster-compound connection:Knock-out studies
Contact for this cluster:Chia Y. Lee (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences)

Literature references

1. Lin WS et al. (1994) Sequence analysis and molecular characterization of genes required for the biosynthesis of type 1 capsular polysaccharide in Staphylococcus aureus. J Bacteriol 176(22):7005-16.
2. Luong TT et al. (2002) Type 1 capsule genes of Staphylococcus aureus are carried in a staphylococcal cassette chromosome genetic element. J Bacteriol 184(13):3623-9.