Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000839.1:
Cluster 1Other125637

BGC0000839, flexirubin biosynthetic gene cluster from Chitinophaga pinensis. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: Flexirubin
PubChem ID: 6450309
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Molecular formula: C43H54O4
Average molecular mass: 634.901 Da
Molecular activity: Unknown

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
Other biosynthetic class:

Gene cluster description

flexirubin (BGC0000839). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Other. GenBank CP001699, positions 2259497-2285133. 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, Proven expression in natural host, Sequence-based prediction
Contact for this cluster:Helge Bode (Goethe Universitaet Frankfurt)

Literature references

1. Schoner TA et al. (2014) Initiation of the flexirubin biosynthesis in Chitinophaga pinensis. Microb Biotechnol 7(3):232-41. doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.12110. Epub 2014
2. Kampfer P et al. (2006) Transfer of [Flexibacter] sancti, [Flexibacter] filiformis, [Flexibacter] japonensis and [Cytophaga] arvensicola to the genus Chitinophaga and description of Chitinophaga skermanii sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56(Pt 9):2223-8. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.64359-0.
3. Achenbach H. (1974 TI) The pigments of Flexibacter elegans: novel and chemosystematically useful compounds. Arch Microbiol 101(2):131-44.