Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000857.1:
Cluster 1Other14871

BGC0000857, ectoine biosynthetic gene cluster from Methylophaga alcalica. 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 (BGC0000857). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Other. GenBank EU315063. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Mustakhimov II et al. (2010) Identification and characterization of EctR1, a new transcriptional regulator of the ectoine biosynthesis genes in the halotolerant methanotroph Methylomicrobium alcaliphilum 20Z. J Bacteriol 192(2):410-7. doi: 10.1128/JB.00553-09. Epub 2009 Nov 6.