Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology

, Volume 185, Issue 1, pp 140–152 | Cite as

Analysis of the Genome and Chromium Metabolism-Related Genes of Serratia sp. S2

  • Lanlan Dong
  • Simin Zhou
  • Yuan He
  • Yan Jia
  • Qunhua Bai
  • Peng Deng
  • Jieying Gao
  • Yingli Li
  • Hong XiaoEmail author


This study is to investigate the genome sequence of Serratia sp. S2. The genomic DNA of Serratia sp. S2 was extracted and the sequencing library was constructed. The sequencing was carried out by Illumina 2000 and complete genomic sequences were obtained. Gene function annotation and bioinformatics analysis were performed by comparing with the known databases. The genome size of Serratia sp. S2 was 5,604,115 bp and the G+C content was 57.61%. There were 5373 protein coding genes, and 3732, 3614, and 3942 genes were respectively annotated into the GO, KEGG, and COG databases. There were 12 genes related to chromium metabolism in the Serratia sp. S2 genome. The whole genome sequence of Serratia sp. S2 is submitted to the GenBank database with gene accession number of LNRP00000000. Our findings may provide theoretical basis for the subsequent development of new biotechnology to repair environmental chromium pollution.


Serratia sp. S2 Genome sequencing Chromium metabolism genes Bioinformatics 


Author Contribution

Hong Xiao contributes to conception and design of experiments. Lanlan Dong and Simin Zhou carried out experiments. Yuan He and Peng Deng performed analysis and interpretation of data. Lanlan Dong and Simin Zhou contribute to the writing and redrafting of the manuscript. Jieying Gao and Yan Jia revise the manuscript critically for important intellectual content. Qunhua Bai approves the final version to be published. All authors read and approve the final manuscript.

Funding Information

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China [grant number 21403021], the Scientific and Technological Research projects of Chongqing city Board of Education [grant number KJ1500216], and the Students Scientific Research and Innovation Project of Chongqing Medical University [grant number. 201722].

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Conflict of Interest

All authors declare no financial competing interests.

All authors declare no non-financial competing interests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lanlan Dong
    • 1
  • Simin Zhou
    • 1
  • Yuan He
    • 1
  • Yan Jia
    • 1
    • 2
  • Qunhua Bai
    • 1
    • 2
  • Peng Deng
    • 3
  • Jieying Gao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yingli Li
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hong Xiao
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Health Laboratory Technology, School of Public Health and ManagementChongqing Medical UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.Research Center for Medicine and Social Development, Innovation Center for Social Risk Governance in HealthChongqing Medical UniversityChongqingChina
  3. 3.Yubei District Center for Disease Control and PreventionChongqingChina

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