Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000989.1:
Cluster 1NRP / Polyketide156019

BGC0000989, epothilone biosynthetic gene cluster from Sorangium cellulosum. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: epothilone
PubChem ID: 448013
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Molecular formula: C27H41NO6S
Average molecular mass: 507.686 Da

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):
NRP / Polyketide
Polyketide synthase subclass:
Type I

Gene cluster description

epothilone (BGC0000989). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = NRP/Polyketide. GenBank EU414841. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Domain annotation

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Zhu LP et al. (2013) Characteristics and activity analysis of epothilone operon promoters from Sorangium cellulosum strains in Escherichia coli. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97(15):6857-66. doi: