Engineered Biosynthesis of 5/5/6 Type Polycyclic Tetramate Macrolactams in an Ikarugamycin (5/6/5 Type)-Producing Chassis.

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Summary of "Engineered Biosynthesis of 5/5/6 Type Polycyclic Tetramate Macrolactams in an Ikarugamycin (5/6/5 Type)-Producing Chassis."

Combinatorial biosynthesis of 5/5/6 type polycyclic tetramate macrolactams (PoTeMs) was achieved in an engineered ikarugamycin (5/6/5 type) producer by introducing a set of 5/5/6 type PoTeM biosynthetic genes from . This study supports the idea that PoTeMs share a common polyene tetramate precursor generated by the hybrid polyketide synthase/nonribosomal peptide synthetase enzymes. The X-ray crystal structure of pactamide G () sets an example for resolving the absolute configuration of 5/5/6 type PoTeMs.


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