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Table 4 Percent identity of the amino acid sequence of monacolin 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

  M. pilosus NBRC 4520 M. ruber NBRC 4483 M. purpureus NBRC 4478 Reference peptide sequence
Protein length (%) length (%) length (%) length
MokA 1910 100 1910 100 1772 92.8 1910
MokB 1947 100 1947 100 1501 77.1 1947
MokC 339 100 339 100 28 8.3 339
MokD 263 100 263 100 154 58.6 263
MokE 265 100 265 100 231 87.2 265
MokF 258 100 258 100 167 64.7 258
MokG 996 99.0 977 100 322 32.3 977
MokH 487 100 487 100 42 8.6 487
MokI 174 100 174 100 107 61.5 174
  1. Reference peptide sequence is Monascus pilosus monacolin biosynthesis gene clusters
  2. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/DQ176595.1)