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Cluster information : Medermycin

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Entry nameMedermycin
PKS TypeTypeII
Starter Unitmalonyl-CoA
Chain Length8
Sugar Unitangolosamine
ClassificationBenzoisochromanequinone (BIQ)

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Cloning, sequencing and heterologous expression of the medermycin biosynthetic gene cluster of Streptomyces sp. AM-7161: towards comparative analysis of the benzoisochromanequinone gene clusters.
Ichinose K, Ozawa M, Itou K, Kunieda K, Ebizuka Y
[PMID: 12855716]Microbiology. 149 (2003) 1633-45
Functional studies on a ketoreductase gene from Streptomyces sp. AM-7161 to control the stereochemistry in medermycin biosynthesis.
Li A, Itoh T, Taguchi T, Xiang T, Ebizuka Y, Ichinose K
[PMID: 16169737]Bioorg Med Chem. 13 (2005) 6856-63
[Expression detection of med-ORF12 encoding a stereochemical ketoreductase possibly involved in medermycin biosynthesis].
Sun R, Liu M, Gong C, Wang W, Zeng A, Li A
[PMID: 22489461]Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao. 52 (2012) 60-8
Biosynthetic conclusions from the functional dissection of oxygenases for biosynthesis of actinorhodin and related streptomyces antibiotics.
Taguchi T, Yabe M, Odaki H, Shinozaki M, Metsa-Ketela M, Arai T, Okamoto S, Ichinose K
[PMID: 23601640]Chem Biol. 20 (2013) 510-20
Accumulation of a bioactive benzoisochromanequinone compound kalafungin by a wild type antitumor-medermycin-producing streptomycete strain.
Lu J, He Q, Huang L, Cai X, Guo W, He J, Zhang L, Li A
[PMID: 25695632]PLoS One. 10 (2015) e0117690
Expression, Crystallization and Preliminary X-ray Diffraction Analyses of Med-ORF10 in the Biosynthetic Pathway of an Antitumor Antibiotic Medermycin.
Liu Y, Liu S, Yang T, Guo X, Jiang Y, Zahid KR, Liu K, Liu J, Yang J, Zhao H, Yang Y, Li A, Qi C
[PMID: 26541165]Protein J. 34 (2015) 404-10

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