Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0001021.1:
Cluster 1NRP / Polyketide123821

BGC0001021, mycobactin biosynthetic gene cluster from Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: mycobactin
PubChem ID: 5748534
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Molecular formula: C27H37N5O10
Average molecular mass: 591.618 Da

Class-specific details

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

Gene cluster description

mycobactin (BGC0001021). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = NRP/Polyketide. GenBank AL123456, positions 2656200-2680020. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Domain annotation

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Quadri LE et al. (1998) Identification of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis gene cluster encoding the biosynthetic enzymes for assembly of the virulence-conferring siderophore mycobactin. Chem Biol 5(11):631-45.