Complete genome sequence of Pantoea intestinalis SRCM103226, a microbial C40 carotenoid zeaxanthin producer

식용곤충 갈색거저리에서 분리한 카로테노이드 생성균주인 Pantoea intestinalis SRCM103226 균주의 유전체 해독

Kim, Jin Won;Ha, Gwangsu;Jeong, Seong-Yeop;Jeong, Do-Youn

  • Received : 2019.03.25
  • Accepted : 2019.04.10
  • Published : 2019.06.30


Pantoea intestinalis SRCM103226, isolated from edible insect mealworm overproduces zeaxanthin as a main carotenoid. The complete genome of P. intestinalis SRCM103226 was sequenced using the Pacific Biosciences (PacBio) RS II platform. The genome of P. intestinalis SRCM103226 comprises a 4,784,919 bp circular chromosome (53.41% G+C content), and is devoid of any extrachromosomal plasmids. Annotation using the RAST server reveals 4,332 coding sequences and 107 RNAs (22 rRNA genes, 85 tRNA genes). Genome annotation analysis revealed that it has five genes involved in the carotenoid pathway. The genome information provides fundamental knowledge for comparative genomics studies of the zeaxanthin pathway.


Pantoea intestinalis;C40 carotenoid;complete genome sequence;mealworm


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Supported by : Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT)