Glossary

Cluster Types

antiSMASH uses some abbreviations internally to refer to the different types of secondary metabolite clusters, a short explanation of the different types can be found below:

t1pks
Type I PKS cluster
transatpks
Trans-AT PKS cluster
t2pks
Type II PKS cluster
t3pks
Type III PKS cluster
otherks
Other types of PKS cluster
ppysks
PPY-like pyrone cluster
arylpolyene
Aryl polyene cluster
resorcinol
Resorcinol cluster
ladderane
Ladderane cluster
PUFA
Polyunsaturated fatty acid cluster
nrps
Nonribosomal peptide synthetase cluster
terpene
Terpene cluster
lantipeptide
Lanthipeptide cluster
bacteriocin
Bacteriocin or other unspecified ribosomally synthesised and post-translationally modified peptide product (RiPP) cluster
thiopeptide
Thiopeptide cluster
linaridin
Linaridin cluster
cyanobactin
Cyanobactin cluster
glycocin
Glycocin cluster
LAP
Goadsporin-like cluster
lassopeptide
Lasso peptide cluster
sactipeptide
Sactipeptide cluster
bottromycin
Bottromycin cluster
head_to_tail
Head-to-tail cyclised (subtilosin-like) cluster
microcin
Microcin cluster
microviridin
Microviridin cluster
proteusin
Proteusin cluster
blactam
β-lactam cluster
amglyccycl
Aminoglycoside/aminocyclitol cluster
aminocoumarin
Aminocoumarin cluster
siderophore
Siderophore cluster
ectoine
Ectoine cluster
butyrolactone
Butyrolactone cluster
indole
Indole cluster
nucleoside
Nucleoside cluster
phosphoglycolipid
Phosphoglycolipid cluster
melanin
Melanin cluster
oligosaccharide
Oligosaccharide cluster
furan
Furan cluster
hserlactone
Homoserine lactone cluster
phenazine
Phenazine cluster
phosphonate
Phosphonate cluster
fused
Pheganomycin-style protein ligase-containing cluster
pbde
Polybrominated diphenyl ether cluster
acyl_amino_acids
N-acyl amino acid cluster
other
Cluster containing a secondary metabolite-related protein that does not fit into any other category
cf_saccharide
Putative saccharide cluster identified with the ClusterFinder algorithm
cf_fatty_acid
Putative fatty acid cluster identified with the ClusterFinder algorithm
cf_putative
Putative cluster of unknown type identified with the ClusterFinder algorithm