acholeplasmataceae

Summary

Summary: Gram-negative organisms including apparently free-living saphrophytes as well as mammalian and avian parasites, and possibly pathogens.

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  1. Ziganshina E, Belostotskiy D, Ilinskaya O, Boulygina E, Grigoryeva T, Ziganshin A. Effect of the Organic Loading Rate Increase and the Presence of Zeolite on Microbial Community Composition and Process Stability During Anaerobic Digestion of Chicken Wastes. Microb Ecol. 2015;70:948-60 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the diminution of Synergistaceae and Crenarchaeota and increase in the abundance of Acholeplasmataceae in parallel with the increase of TAN, VFA, and pH values were observed.
  2. Rose D, Tully J, Bove J, Whitcomb R. A test for measuring growth responses of mollicutes to serum and polyoxyethylene sorbitan. Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1993;43:527-32 pubmed
    ..Although the test has obvious determinative uses for members of the class Mollicutes, it does not supplant the conventional methodology for assaying the cholesterol requirements of these organisms...
  3. Miyata S, Oshima K, Kakizawa S, Nishigawa H, Jung H, Kuboyama T, et al. Two different thymidylate kinase gene homologues, including one that has catalytic activity, are encoded in the onion yellows phytoplasma genome. Microbiology. 2003;149:2243-50 pubmed
    ..This is believed to be the first report of the catalytic activity of a phytoplasmal protein, and the OY phytoplasma is the first bacterial species to be found to have two intact homologues of tmk in its genome...
  4. Khadhair A, Evans I, Choban B. Identification of aster yellows phytoplasma in garlic and green onion by PCR-based methods. Microbiol Res. 2002;157:161-7 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that AY phytoplasma in garlic and green onion samples belong to the subgroup 16Sr1-A...
  5. Miyata S, Furuki K, Oshima K, Sawayanagi T, Nishigawa H, Kakizawa S, et al. Complete nucleotide sequence of the S10-spc operon of phytoplasma: gene organization and genetic code resemble those of Bacillus subtilis. DNA Cell Biol. 2002;21:527-34 pubmed
    ..These data derived from the gene organization, and the genetic code deviation support the hypothesis that phytoplasmal genes resemble those of acholeplasmas and Bacillus more than those of other mollicutes...
  6. Khadhair A, Evans I. Molecular and microscopical detection of aster yellows phytoplasma associated with infected parsnip. Microbiol Res. 2000;155:53-7 pubmed
    ..This is the first reported observation of aster yellows in parsnip in Canada...
  7. Palmano S, Kirkpatrick B, Firrao G. Expression of chloramphenicol acetyltransferase in Bacillus subtilis under the control of a phytoplasma promoter. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2001;199:177-9 pubmed
    ..The DNA construct was used to transform Bacillus subtilis cells. The transformants were assayed for chloramphenicol acetyltransferase activity, showing that the phytoplasma promoter is efficiently expressed in a B. subtilis background...
  8. Cai H, Wei W, Davis R, Chen H, Zhao Y. Genetic diversity among phytoplasmas infecting Opuntia species: virtual RFLP analysis identifies new subgroups in the peanut witches'-broom phytoplasma group. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:1448-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings have implications for relationships between ecosystem distribution and the emergence of group 16SrII subgroup diversity...
  9. Melito P, Qiu X, Fernando L, deVarennes S, Beniac D, Booth T, et al. The creation of stable cell lines expressing Ebola virus glycoproteins and the matrix protein VP40 and generating Ebola virus-like particles utilizing an ecdysone inducible mammalian expression system. J Virol Methods. 2008;148:237-43 pubmed publisher
    ..The inducible system proved to be an improvement of the current technology by enhancing the cost effectiveness and simplifying the process...

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  1. Al Saady N, Khan A, Calari A, Al Subhi A, Bertaccini A. 'Candidatus Phytoplasma omanense', associated with witches'-broom of Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng. in Oman. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:461-6 pubmed publisher
    ..italica in Oman represents a coherent but discrete novel phytoplasma, 'Candidatus Phytoplasma omanense', with GenBank/DDBJ/EMBL accession number EF666051 representing the reference strain...
  2. Jung H, Miyata S, Oshima K, Kakizawa S, Nishigawa H, Wei W, et al. First complete nucleotide sequence and heterologous gene organization of the two rRNA operons in the phytoplasma genome. DNA Cell Biol. 2003;22:209-15 pubmed
    ..Moreover, the organization suggests that the rrn operons were derived from that of a related nonmollicute bacterium, Bacillus subtilis. This data should shed light on the evolutionary relationships and phylogeny of the mollicutes...
  3. Streten C, Gibb K. Identification of genes in the tomato big bud phytoplasma and comparison to those in sweet potato little leaf-V4 phytoplasma. Microbiology. 2003;149:1797-805 pubmed
    ..This study showed that in fact the TBB and SPLL-V4 phytoplasmas are closely related even with the analysis of new genes. These new genes have, however, provided insight into the biology of the TBB and SPLL-V4 phytoplasmas...
  4. Lim P, Sears B, Klomparens K. Membrane properties of a plant-pathogenic mycoplasmalike organism. J Bacteriol. 1992;174:682-6 pubmed
    ..physiological tests have been used to distinguish families within this class: the sterol-nonrequiring Acholeplasmataceae differ from the sterol-requiring Mycoplasmataceae in that the former are more resistant to lysis by ..
  5. Zhang X, Zou Z, Gong P, Zhang J, Ziaf K, Li H, et al. Over-expression of microRNA169 confers enhanced drought tolerance to tomato. Biotechnol Lett. 2011;33:403-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study is the first to provide evidence that the Sly-miR169c negatively regulates stomatal movement in tomato drought responses...
  6. Lee I, Martini M, Marcone C, Zhu S. Classification of phytoplasma strains in the elm yellows group (16SrV) and proposal of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma ulmi' for the phytoplasma associated with elm yellows. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:337-47 pubmed
    ..On the basis of unique DNA and biological properties, it is proposed that the elm yellows phytoplasma EY1(T) represents a novel taxon, 'Candidatus Phytoplasma ulmi'...
  7. Davis R, Jomantiene R, Kalvelyte A, Dally E. Differential amplification of sequence heterogeneous ribosomal RNA genes and classification of the 'Fragaria multicipita' phytoplasma. Microbiol Res. 2003;158:229-36 pubmed
  8. Griffiths H, Sinclair W, Smart C, Davis R. The phytoplasma associated with ash yellows and lilac witches'-broom: 'Candidatus phytoplasma fraxini'. Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1999;49 Pt 4:1605-14 pubmed
    ..Thus, the AshY phytoplasma group is coherent but heterogeneous. The name 'Candidatus Phytoplasma fraxini' is proposed for this group...
  9. Leyva López N, Ochoa Sánchez J, Leal Klevezas D, Martínez Soriano J. Multiple phytoplasmas associated with potato diseases in Mexico. Can J Microbiol. 2002;48:1062-8 pubmed
    ..These phytoplasmas were also detected in weeds surrounding potato fields; therefore they should be considered as alternative hosts or natural reservoirs of PPT and PHS phytoplasmas...
  10. Jung H, Sawayanagi T, Kakizawa S, Nishigawa H, Miyata S, Oshima K, et al. 'Candidatus Phytoplasma castaneae', a novel phytoplasma taxon associated with chestnut witches' broom disease. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2002;52:1543-9 pubmed
    ..The unique properties of the CnWB phytoplasma sequences clearly establish that it represents a novel taxon, 'Candidatus Phytoplasma castaneae'...
  11. Marcone C, Lee I, Davis R, Ragozzino A, Seemuller E. Classification of aster yellows-group phytoplasmas based on combined analyses of rRNA and tuf gene sequences. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2000;50 Pt 5:1703-13 pubmed
    ..On the basis of combined analyses of rDNA and tuf gene sequences and in view of pathological aspects, the taxonomic distinction of AY-subgroups 16SrI-A, -B, -C, -D, -E, -F, -K and -N appears to be substantial...
  12. Wagner M, Fingerhut C, Gross H, Schon A. The first phytoplasma RNase P RNA provides new insights into the sequence requirements of this ribozyme. Nucleic Acids Res. 2001;29:2661-5 pubmed
    ..These results refine the bacterial consensus structure close to the catalytic core and thus improve our understanding of RNase P RNA function...
  13. Jung H, Sawayanagi T, Kakizawa S, Nishigawa H, Wei W, Oshima K, et al. 'Candidatus phytoplasma ziziphi', a novel phytoplasma taxon associated with jujube witches'-broom disease. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:1037-41 pubmed
    ..The unique properties of the JWB phytoplasma sequences clearly indicate that it represents a novel taxon, 'Candidatus Phytoplasma ziziphi'...
  14. Verdin E, Salar P, Danet J, Choueiri E, Jreijiri F, El Zammar S, et al. 'Candidatus phytoplasma phoenicium' sp. nov., a novel phytoplasma associated with an emerging lethal disease of almond trees in Lebanon and Iran. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:833-8 pubmed
    ..Based on its unique properties, the name 'Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium' is proposed for the phytoplasma associated with almond witches'-broom in Lebanon and Iran...
  15. Marcone C, Schneider B, Seemüller E. 'Candidatus Phytoplasma cynodontis', the phytoplasma associated with Bermuda grass white leaf disease. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:1077-82 pubmed
    ..However, the data available do not seem to be sufficient for a proper taxonomic assignment of these phytoplasmas...
  16. Khadhair A, Tewari J, Howard R, Paul V. Detection of aster yellows phytoplasma in false flax based on PCR and RFLP. Microbiol Res. 2001;156:179-84 pubmed
    ..This is the first reported characterization of AY phytoplasma in false flax...
  17. Kakizawa S, Oshima K, Kuboyama T, Nishigawa H, Jung H, Sawayanagi T, et al. Cloning and expression analysis of Phytoplasma protein translocation genes. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2001;14:1043-50 pubmed
    ..This study is what we believe to be the first report of the sequence and expression analysis of phytoplasma genes encoding membrane proteins with a predicted function...
  18. Mayer C, Vilcinskas A, Gross J. Pathogen-induced release of plant allomone manipulates vector insect behavior. J Chem Ecol. 2008;34:1518-22 pubmed publisher
    ..picta. Consequently, this new type of infochemical, i.e., a phytopathogen-induced plant allomone, represents a promising compound to develop innovative techniques for monitoring or maybe even mass trapping of C. picta...
  19. Montano H, Davis R, Dally E, Hogenhout S, Pimentel J, Brioso P. 'Candidatus Phytoplasma brasiliense', a new phytoplasma taxon associated with hibiscus witches' broom disease. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2001;51:1109-18 pubmed
    ..On the basis of unique properties of the DNA from hibiscus witches' broom phytoplasma, it is proposed that it represents a new taxon, namely 'Candidatus Phytoplasma brasiliense'...