Taxonomy of the Mycoplasma mycoides cluster.

  title={Taxonomy of the Mycoplasma mycoides cluster.},
  author={G S Cottew and A Br{\'e}ard and A J Damassa and Henrik Ern\o and RobinJ. Leach and Pascale Cornillet Lefevre and A. W. Rodwell and Gerald R. Smith},
  journal={Israel journal of medical sciences},
  volume={23 6},
Some of the mycoplasmas found in diseases of ruminants, Mycoplasma capricolum, M. mycoides subsp. capri (PG3), bovine group 7 (PG50), strain F38 and strain Y goat show various degrees of relationship to M. mycoides subsp. mycoides (PG1) and to one another, such that they are referred to as the M. mycoides cluster. Studies using serology, DNA homology, isoenzyme analysis and two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (2-D PAGE) of proteins have been carried out on the type and reference… CONTINUE READING


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