Serratia proteamaculans

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Serratia proteamaculans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Enterobacteriales
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Genus: Serratia
Binomial name
Serratia proteamaculans
(Paine and Stansfield 1919)
Grimont et al. 1978

Pseudomonas proteamaculans Paine and Stansfield 1919
Xantomonas proteamaculans (Paine and Stansfield 1919) Burkholder 1948
Erwinia proteamaculans (Paine and Stansfield 1919) Dye 1966

Serratia proteamaculans is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium. S. proteamaculans HY-3 isolated from the digestive tract of a spider produces an extracellular protease named arazyme, with an estimated molecular mass of 51.5 kDa.

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