Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000871.1:
Cluster 1Other18807

BGC0000871, VEPE / AEPE / TG-1 biosynthetic gene cluster from Myxococcus xanthus. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: VEPE
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Molecular formula: C35H69NO7P
Exact molecular mass: 646.89917 Da (None)
Molecular activity: Unknown

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
Other biosynthetic class:

Gene cluster description

VEPE / AEPE / TG-1 (BGC0000871). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Other. GenBank CP000113, positions 1789113-1797919. 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, Proven expression in natural host
Contact for this cluster:Helge Bode (Goethe Universitaet Frankfurt)

Literature references

1. Lorenzen W et al. (2014) A multifunctional enzyme is involved in bacterial ether lipid biosynthesis. Nat Chem Biol 10(6):425-7. doi: 10.1038/nchembio.1526. Epub 2014 May
2. Bhat S et al. (2014) Two lipid signals guide fruiting body development of Myxococcus xanthus. MBio 5(1):e00939-13. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00939-13.