Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000948.1:
Cluster 1Other12463

BGC0000948, alpha-galactosylceramide biosynthetic gene cluster from Bacteroides fragilis. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: alpha-galactosylceramide
PubChem ID: 2826713
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Molecular formula: C50H99NO9
Average molecular mass: 858.34 Da
Molecular activity: Other
Molecular target: CD1d

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
Other biosynthetic class:

Gene cluster description

alpha-galactosylceramide (BGC0000948). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Other. GenBank CR626927, positions 2860810-2863272. 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
Contact for this cluster:Jan Claesen (UCSF)

Literature references

1. Wieland Brown LC et al. (2013) Production of alpha-galactosylceramide by a prominent member of the human gut microbiota. PLoS Biol 11(7):e1001610. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001610. Epub 2013