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Mycoplasma

Bacteriology

Organisms and Their Biology

  1. Shmuel Razin The Jacob Epstein Professor of Bacteriology

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0077

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Razin, S. 2010. Mycoplasma. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. The Hebrew-University Hadassah Medical School, Department of Membrane and, Ultrastructure Research, Jerusalem, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Cytology
  • 3
    Cultivation
  • 4
    Habitats and Ecology
  • 5
    Phylogeny and Taxonomy
  • 6
    Physiology
  • 7
    Genetics
  • 8
    Pathogenicity
  • 9
    Epidemiology and Control of Infections
  • 10
    Diagnosis of Infections

Keywords:

  • Mycoplasma;
  • Mycoplasmas-phenotypically distinguished by minute size and total lack of cell wall;
  • mycoplasma-like organisms (MLO);
  • cellular morphology and cytoskeletal elements;
  • cocultivation with cell cultures;
  • mycoplasmas infecting cell cultures;
  • intraspecies genetic heterogeneity;
  • proteome and transcriptome analyses and bioinformatics