Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0001281.1:
Cluster 1Polyketide1344927

BGC0001281, ustilagic acid biosynthetic gene cluster from Ustilago maydis. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: ustilagic acid
PubChem ID: 52922086
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Molecular formula: C36H64O18
Average molecular mass: 784.89 Da

Class-specific details

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

Gene cluster description

ustilagic acid (BGC0001281). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Polyketide. GenBank NC_026500, positions 344300-304200. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Domain annotation

Literature references

1. Teichmann B et al. (2011) Beta hydroxylation of glycolipids from Ustilago maydis and Pseudozyma flocculosa by an NADPH-dependent beta-hydroxylase. Appl Environ Microbiol 77(21):7823-9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.05822-11. Epub
2. Teichmann B et al. (2010) Activation of the ustilagic acid biosynthesis gene cluster in Ustilago maydis by the C2H2 zinc finger transcription factor Rua1. Appl Environ Microbiol 76(8):2633-40. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02211-09. Epub
3. Teichmann B et al. (2007) A biosynthetic gene cluster for a secreted cellobiose lipid with antifungal activity from Ustilago maydis. Mol Microbiol 66(2):525-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2007.05941.x. Epub
4. Hewald S et al. (2005) Genetic analysis of biosurfactant production in Ustilago maydis. Appl Environ Microbiol 71(6):3033-40. doi: