Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0001276.1:
Cluster 1Polyketide17588

BGC0001276, 6-methylsalicyclic acid biosynthetic gene cluster from Aspergillus terreus. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: 6-methylsalicyclic acid
PubChem ID: 11279
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Molecular formula: C8H8O3
Average molecular mass: 152.149 Da

Class-specific details

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

Gene cluster description

6-methylsalicyclic acid (BGC0001276). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Polyketide. GenBank D85860. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Domain annotation

Literature references

1. Fujii I et al. (1996) Cloning of the polyketide synthase gene atX from Aspergillus terreus and its identification as the 6-methylsalicylic acid synthase gene by heterologous expression. Mol Gen Genet 253(1-2):1-10.