Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0001286.1:
Cluster 1Other116181

BGC0001286, itaconic acid biosynthetic gene cluster from Ustilago maydis. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: itaconic acid
PubChem ID: 811
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Molecular formula: C5H6O4
Average molecular mass: 130.099 Da

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):

Gene cluster description

itaconic acid (BGC0001286). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Other. GenBank KT852988. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Literature references

1. Geiser E et al. (2016) Ustilago maydis produces itaconic acid via the unusual intermediate trans-aconitate. Microb Biotechnol 9(1):116-26. doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.12329. Epub 2015