Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000909.1:
Cluster 1Other16625

BGC0000909, melanin biosynthetic gene cluster from Streptomyces avermitilis. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: melanin
PubChem ID: 6325610
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Molecular formula: C18H10N2O4
Average molecular mass: 318.288 Da

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):

Gene cluster description

melanin (BGC0000909). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Other. GenBank AB070939. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Omura S et al. (2001) Genome sequence of an industrial microorganism Streptomyces avermitilis: deducing the ability of producing secondary metabolites. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98(21):12215-20. doi: