Serratia marcescens is a broad host-range pathogen, and is also capable of opportunistic infections of humans. As a member of the Enterobacteriaceae, it is related to Escherichia and Shigella, Salmonella and Yersinia.
The Sanger Institute was funded by the Wellcome Trust, and CNRS, to sequence the genome of Serratia marcescens strain Db11, in collaboration with Dr. Jonathan Ewbank of the Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille Luminy.
Published Genome Data
We have determined the genome sequence of Serratia marcescens strain Db11. It consists of a single circular chromosome of 5,113,802 bp with a G+C content of 59.51%.
The fully annotated genome is available from the EMBL/GenBank databases with accession number HG326223.
Shotgun and assembly data from this project are available from or FTP site.