Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000854.1:
Cluster 1Other16907

BGC0000854, ectoine biosynthetic gene cluster from Methylomicrobium alcaliphilum. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: ectoine
PubChem ID: 126041
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Molecular formula: C6H10N2O2
Average molecular mass: 142.158 Da

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):

Gene cluster description

ectoine (BGC0000854). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Other. GenBank DQ016501. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Reshetnikov AS et al. (2006) Characterization of the ectoine biosynthesis genes of haloalkalotolerant obligate methanotroph "Methylomicrobium alcaliphilum 20Z". Arch Microbiol 184(5):286-97. doi: 10.1007/s00203-005-0042-z. Epub 2005