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Table 3 Percent identity of the amino acid sequence of citrinin biosynthetic genes in three Monascus species

From: Divergence of metabolites in three phylogenetically close Monascus species (M. pilosus, M. ruber, and M. purpureus) based on secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene clusters

Protein M. pilosus NBRC 4520 M. ruber NBRC 4483 M. purpureus NBRC 4478 Reference peptide sequence
length (%) length (%) length (%) length
CitA (mpl1) 249 79.6 249 79.6 312 99.7 313
CitB (mpl2) 229 69.6 229 69.6 328 99.7 329
CitD (mpl4) 458 91.4 458 91.4 500 99.8 501
CitE (mpl6) 231 79.1 231 79.1 284 97.3 292
CitC (mpl7) 532 85.5 532 85.5 618 99.4 622
CitS (pksCT) 1525 58.8 1525 58.8 2396 92.4 2593
  1. Reference peptide sequence is Monascus purpureus citrinin biosynthesis gene clusters
  2. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/AB243687.1