Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0001059.1:
Cluster 1NRP / Polyketide165755

BGC0001059, zwittermycin A biosynthetic gene cluster from Bacillus cereus. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: zwittermycin A
PubChem ID: 44474866
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Molecular formula: C13H28N6O8
Average molecular mass: 396.401 Da

Class-specific details

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

Gene cluster description

zwittermycin A (BGC0001059). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = NRP/Polyketide. GenBank FJ430564. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Domain annotation

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Milner JL et al. (1996) Zwittermicin A resistance gene from Bacillus cereus. J Bacteriol 178(14):4266-72.
2. Stohl EA et al. (1999) Zwittermicin A biosynthetic cluster. Gene 237(2):403-11.
3. Emmert EA et al. (2004) Genetics of zwittermicin a production by Bacillus cereus. Appl Environ Microbiol 70(1):104-13.
4. Kevany BM et al. (2009) Characterization of the complete zwittermicin A biosynthesis gene cluster from Bacillus cereus. Appl Environ Microbiol 75(4):1144-55. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02518-08. Epub