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In this study, we analyzed the primary structure of ESYN1 by sequencing esyn1 transcripts from different Fusarium species. Members of the fungal genus Fusarium can produce numerous secondary metabolites, including the nonribosomal mycotoxins beauvericin (BEA) and enniatins (ENNs). Both mycotoxins are synthesized by the multifunctional enzyme enniatin synthetase (ESYN1) that contains both peptide synthetase and S-adenosyl-l-methionine-dependent N-methyltransferase activities.
Authors: Vania C. Liuzzi, Valentina Mirabelli, Maria Teresa Cimmarusti, Miriam Haidukowski, John F. Leslie, Antonio F. Logrieco, Rocco Caliandro,Francesca Fanelli, Giuseppina Mulè.
Keywords: enniatin; beauvericin; ESYN1; mycotoxins; Fusarium; homology modelling; multivariate analysis; backbone angles
This work has received funding form the the EU’s H2020 research and innovation programme under GA No 678781- MycoKey.
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