The mollicutes
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List of references

Apr 09, 2008 by Stülke J., Eilers H., and Schmidl S.


A recent review:

  • Halbedel, S., and Stülke, J. 2007. Tools for the genetic analysis of Mycoplasma. Int. J. Med. Microbiol. 297: 37-44.

    Original work:

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  • Bergemann, A. D., Whitley, J. C., and Finch, L. R. 1989. Homology of Mycoplasma plasmid pADB201 and staphylococcal plasmid pE194. J. Bacteriol. 171: 593-595.
  • Byrne, M. E., Rouch, D. A., and Skurray, R. A. 1989. Nucleotide sequence analysis of IS256 from the Staphylococcus aureus gentamicin-tobramycin-kanamycin-resistance transposon Tn4001. Gene 81: 361-367.
  • Cao, J., Kapke, P. A., and Minion, F. C. 1994. Transformation of Mycoplasma gallisepticum with Tn916, Tn4001, and integrative plasmid vectors. J. Bacteriol. 176: 4459-4462.
  • Chopra-Dewasthaly, R., Marenda, M., Rosengarten, R., et al. 2005. Construction of the first shuttle vectors for gene cloning and homologous recombination in Mycoplasma agalactiae. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 253: 89-94.
  • Clewell, D. B., Flannagan, S. E., Ike, Y., et al. 1988. Sequence analysis of termini of conjugative transposon Tn916. J. Bacteriol. 170: 3046-3052.
  • Cordova, C. M., Lartigue, C., Sirand-Pugnet, P., et al. 2002. Identification of the origin of replication of the Mycoplasma pulmonis chromosome and its use in oriC replicative plasmids. J. Bacteriol. 184: 5426-5435.
  • Dybvig, K., French, C. T., and Voelker, L. L. 2000. Construction and use of derivatives of transposon Tn4001 that function in Mycoplasma pulmonis and Mycoplasma arthritidis. J. Bacteriol. 182: 4343-4347.
  • Dybvig, K., and Cassell, G. H. 1987. Transposition of gram-positive transposon Tn916 in Acholeplasma laidlawii and Mycoplasma pulmonis. Science 235: 1392-1394.
  • Dybvig, K., and Khaled, M. 1990. Isolation of a second cryptic plasmid from Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides. Plasmid 24: 153-155.
  • Dybvig, K., and Woodard, A. 1992. Construction of recA mutants of Acholeplasma laidlawii by insertional inactivation with a homologous DNA fragment. Plasmid 28: 262-266.
  • Franke, A. E., and Clewell, D. B. 1981. Evidence for a chromosome-borne resistance transposon (Tn916) in Streptococcus faecalis that is capable of "conjugal" transfer in the absence of a conjugative plasmid. J. Bacteriol. 145: 494-502.
  • Hahn, T., Mothershed, E. A., Waldo R. H. III, and Krause, D. C. 1999. Construction and analysis of a modified Tn4001 conferring chloramphenicol resistance in Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Plasmid 41: 120-124.
  • Halbedel, S., and Stülke, J. 2006. Probing in vivo promoter activities in Mycoplasma pneumoniae: a system for generation of single-copy reporter constructs. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72: 1696-1699.
  • Hames, C., Halbedel, S., Schilling, O., and Stülke, J. 2005. MMR: A method for the simultaneous introduction of multiple mutations into the glpK gene of Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 71: 4097-4100.
  • Hedreyda, C. T., Lee, K. K., and Krause, D. C. 1993. Transformation of Mycoplasma pneumoniae with Tn4001 by electroporation. Plasmid 30: 170-175.
  • Janis, C., Lartigue, C., Frey, J., et al. 2005. Versatile use of oriC plasmids for functional genomics of Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capricolum. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 71: 2888-2893.
  • Kannan, T. R., and Baseman, J. B. 2000. Expression of UGA-containing Mycoplasma genes in Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol. 182: 2664-2667.
  • King, K. W., and Dybvig, K. 1992. Nucleotide sequence of Mycoplasma mycoides subspecies mycoides plasmid pKMK1. Plasmid 28: 86-91.
  • King, K. W., and Dybvig, K. 1994. Mycoplasmal cloning vectors derived from plasmid pKMK1. Plasmid 31: 49-59.
  • King, K. W., and Dybvig, K. 1994. Transformation of Mycoplasma capricolum and examination of DNA restriction modification in M. capricolum and Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides. Plasmid 31: 308-311.
  • Knudtson, K. L., and Minion, F. C. 1994. Use of lac gene fusions in the analysis of Acholeplasma upstream gene regulatory sequences. J. Bacteriol. 176: 2763-2766.
  • Knudtson, K. L., and Minion, F. C. 1993. Construction of Tn4001lac derivatives to be used as promoter probe vectors in mycoplasmas. Gene 137: 217-222.
  • Lartigue, C., Blanchard, A., Renaudin, J., et al. 2003. Host specificity of mollicutes oriC plasmids: functional analysis of replication origin. Nucl. Acids Res. 31: 6610-6618.
  • Liu, L., Dybvig, K., Panangala, V. S., et al. 2000. GAA trinucleotide repeat region regulates M9/pMGA gene expression in Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Infect. Immun. 68: 871-876.
  • Lyon, B. R., May, J. W., and Skurray, R. A. 1984. Tn4001: a gentamicin and kanamycin resistance transposon in Staphylococcus aureus. Mol. Gen. Genet. 193: 554-556.
  • Mahairas, G. G., and Minion, F. C. 1989. Random insertion of the gentamicin resistance transposon Tn4001 in Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Plasmid 21: 43-47.
  • Pour-El, I., Adams, C., and Minion, F. C. 2002. Construction of mini-Tn4001tet and its use in Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Plasmid 47: 129-137.
  • Roberts, M. C., and Kenny, G. E. 1987. Conjugal transfer of transposon Tn916 from Streptococcus faecalis to Mycoplasma hominis. J. Bacteriol. 169: 3836-3839.
  • Rouch, D. A., Byrne, M. E., Kong, Y. C., and Skurray, R. A. 1987. The aac-aphD gentamicin and kanamycin resistance determinant of Tn4001 from Staphylococcus aureus: expression and nucleotide sequence analysis. J. Gen. Microbiol. 133: 3039-3052.
  • Schmidl, S., Hames, C., and Stülke, J. 2007. Expression of Mycoplasma proteins carrying an affinity tag in M. pneumoniae allows rapid purification and circumvents problems related to the abberant genetic code. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 73: 7799-7801.
  • Smiley, B. K., and Minion, F. C. 1993. Enhanced readthrough of opal (UGA) stop codons and production of Mycoplasma pneumoniae P1 epitopes in Escherichia coli. Gene 134: 33-40.
  • Stambursky, C., J. Renaudin, and J. M. Bove. 1991. First steps towards a virus-derived vector for gene cloning and expression in spiroplasmas, organisms which read UGA as a tryptophan codon: synthesis of chloramphenicol acetyltransferase in Spiroplasma citri. J. Bacteriol. 173:2225-2230.
  • Voelker, L. L., and Dybvig, K. 1996. Gene transfer in Mycoplasma arthritidis: transformation, conjugal transfer of Tn916, and evidence for a restriction system recognizing AGCT. J. Bacteriol. 178: 6078-6081.