Mycoplasmatales


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My·co·plas·ma·ta·les

(mī'kō-plaz'mă-tā'lēz),
An order of gram-negative bacteria containing cells that are bounded by a three-layered membrane but do not possess a true cell wall. The minimal reproductive units are 0.2-0.3 mcm in diameter. Pathogenic and saprophytic species occur. These organisms reproduce through the breaking up of branched filaments into coccoid, filterable elementary bodies. The order includes the so-called pleuropneumonialike organisms , under organism (PPLO).

My·co·plas·ma·ta·les

(mī'kō-plaz-mă-tā'lēz)
An order of gram-negative bacteria with cells that are bounded by a three-layered membrane but do not possess a true cell wall. Pathogenic and saprophytic species occur. These organisms reproduce through the breaking up of branched filaments into coccoid, filterable elementary bodies. The order includes the so-called pleuropneumonialike organisms (PPLO).
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In 1968, Razin [30] applied polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE) to study the electrophoretic patterns of mycoplasma cell proteins to resolve several taxonomic problems in the Mycoplasmatales. He observed the similar patterns for several mycoplasmas, namely, M.
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(4) Nevertheless, in recent years, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma, two genera belonging to the family mycoplasmateceae, order Mycoplasmatales, class Mollicutes, have been proposed as causatives of genitourinary disease in both men and women.