Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000968.1:
Cluster 1NRP / Polyketide125930

BGC0000968, chaetoglobosin biosynthetic gene cluster from Penicillium expansum. Locus 1. Full MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: chaetoglobosins
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Molecular activity: Cytotoxic

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
NRP / Polyketide
Other (linear)
Thioesterase type:
Release / cyclization type:

Nonribosomal peptide synthetases:
cheA (CAO91861.1)
Module 1
A specificity: Tryptophan
Evidence for specificity: Structure-based inference
C domain subtype: Unknown
Polyketide subclass:
Other (linear)
Polyketide synthase subclass:
Iterative type I
Starter unit:
Polyketide synthase / ketosynthase-encoding genes:
Iterative PKS subtype:
Highly reducing
Thioesterase type:
Release / cyclization type:

Gene cluster description

chaetoglobosin (BGC0000968). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = NRP/Polyketide. GenBank AM779763. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Domain annotation

Homologous known gene clusters

General MIBiG information on this cluster

Complete gene cluster sequence?complete
Evidence for cluster-compound connection:Gene expression correlated with compound production, Sequence-based prediction
Contact for this cluster:Yuta Tsunematsu (University of Shizuoka)

Literature references

1. Schumann J, Hertweck C. (2007) Molecular basis of cytochalasan biosynthesis in fungi: gene cluster analysis and evidence for the involvement of a PKS-NRPS hybrid synthase by RNA silencing. J Am Chem Soc 129(31):9564-5. doi: 10.1021/ja072884t. Epub 2007 Jul
2. Tee W et al. (1987) Atypical campylobacters associated with gastroenteritis. J Clin Microbiol 25(7):1248-52.