Table 3

Numbers of core genes involved in the biosynthesis of secondary metabolites in different fungi

Core gene

CCM

MAA

MAC

FG

MO

BC

SS

NC

AN


DMAT

1

5

3

0

3

1

1

1

6

TC

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

5

TS

2

8

6

11

8

7

1

2

5

FAS

1

2

2

1

1

1

1

1

1

GGPS

3

4

4

3

3

0

0

1

0

NRPS

5

14

13

10

5

6

5

3

11

NRPS-like

8

9

8

11

6

8

5

3

12

PKS

9

24

13

14

12

16

16

6

24

PKS-like

2

3

4

1

3

6

2

2

4

HYBRID

3

5

1

1

3

0

0

0

1

Total

37

77

57

55

47

48

34

22

69


Core genes encoding: DMAT, dimethylallyl tryptophan synthase; TC, terpenoid cyclase; TS, terpenoid synthase; FAS, fatty-acid synthase; GGPS, geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase; NRPS, non-ribosomal peptide synthetase; PKS, polyketide synthetase; HYBRID, hybrid PKS-NRPS enzyme. Fungal species: CCM, C. militaris; MAA, M. anisopliae; MAC, M. acridum; FG, F. graminearum; MO, M. oryzae; BC, Botrytis cinerea; SS, Sclerotinia sclerotiorum; NC, N. crassa; AN, A. nidulans.

Zheng et al. Genome Biology 2011 12:R116   doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-11-r116

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