Serratia fonticola

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Description The organism is a Gram-negative,rod-shaped,motile,facultatively anaerobic,rod-like bacterium that grows as single cells or in chains. It expresses phosphate solubilization and antifungal activity against Rhizoctonia sp.
Synonyms Serratia glossinae
Habitat/Source The strains were isolated from fresh water and soil (Gavini et al., 1979). It is also isolated from rhizosphere of pea roots and confers traits similar to PGPR.
Pathogenicity Serratia fonticola belongs to a group of opportunistic pathogens and can cause illness in people with weak or damaged immune systems.
GenBank Accession View Genome [NZ_CP011254.1]
Size(Mb) 6
GC% 53.6
Genes 5177
CDS 5328

(1) Gavini, F., Ferragut, C., Izard, D., Trinel, P.A., Leclerc, H., Lefebvre, B., and Mossel, D.A.A. "Serratia fonticola, a new species from water." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1979) 29:92-101.

(2) Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology (9th Edition,p.216,Table 5.2).Edited by John G. Holt,The Williams & Wilkins Co..