Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000862.1:
Cluster 1Other137895

BGC0000862, eicosapentaenoic acid biosynthetic gene cluster from Shewanella sp. SCRC-2738. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: eicosapentaenoic acid
PubChem ID: 446284
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Molecular formula: C20H30O2
Average molecular mass: 302.458 Da

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):

Gene cluster description

eicosapentaenoic acid (BGC0000862). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Other. GenBank U73935. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Takeyama H et al. (1997) Expression of the eicosapentaenoic acid synthesis gene cluster from Shewanella sp. in a transgenic marine cyanobacterium, Synechococcus sp. Microbiology 143 ( Pt 8):2725-31. doi: 10.1099/00221287-143-8-2725.