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Substance Name: Synthetase, polyketide
RN: 79956-01-7


  • Large enzyme complexes composed of a number of component enzymes that are found in STREPTOMYCES which biosynthesize MACROLIDES and other polyketides.
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Polyketide synthases


  • 6-Deoxyerythronolide B synthase
  • 6-Deoxyerythronolide-B synthase
  • Fkba gene product
  • Griseusin polyketide synthase
  • Niddamycin polyketide synthase
  • Pks enzyme
  • Pksl1 gene product
  • Polyketide synthase L1
  • ST Polyketide synthase
  • Sterigmatocystin polyketide synthase
  • Type I polyketide synthase
  • Type II polyketide beta-ketoacyl synthase
  • Urdamycin polyketide synthase
  • Whie gene product

Systematic Name

  • Synthetase, polyketide

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 79956-01-7

System Generated Number

  • 0079956017