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An endosulfan degrading bacterial strain, K-1321, was isolated by endosulfan-enrichment culture from a seaside sediment collected at Dadaepo Beach, Busan, Korea. The strain was identified as a Serratia sp. based on the results of morphological, biochemical and 16S rDNA homology analyses. Serratia sp. K-1321 was able to completely degrade 50 ppm endosulfan in culture media and soil within 6 weeks at 25℃. GC/MS analysis revealed that endosulfan diol was an intermediate of the bacterial endosulfan degradation. Considering the above results, we concluded that Serratia sp. K-1321 utilized endosulfan as a carbon source and metabolized endosulfan via a less toxic pathway, such as the formation of endosulfan diol as an intermediate.