The mollicutes
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List of references

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

Spiroplasma, Phytoplasma


  • Bové, J. M., Renaudin, J., Saillard, C., et al. 2003. Spiroplasma citri, a plant pathogenic mollicute: relationships with its two hosts, the plant and the leafhopper vector. Annu. Rev. Phytopathol. 41: 483-500.
  • Lee, I. M., Davis, R. E., and Gundersen-Rindal, D. E. 2000. Phytoplasma: phytopathogenic mollicutes. Annu. Rev. Microbiol. 54: 221-255.

    Original work:

  • André, A., Maccheroni, W., Doignon, F., et al. 2003. Glucose and trehalose PTS permeases of Spiroplasma citri probably share a single IIA domain, enabling the spiroplasma to adapt quickly to carbohydrate changes in its environment. Microbiology 149: 2687-2696.
  • Gaurivaud, P., Danet, J. L., Laigret, F., et al. 2000. Fructose utilization and phytopathogenicity of Spiroplasma citri. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 13: 1145-1155.
  • Gaurivaud, P., Laigret, F., Garnier, M., and Bové, J. M. 2000. Fructose utilization and pathogenicity of Spiroplasma citri: characterization of the fructose operon. Gene 252: 61-69.
  • Gaurivaud, P., Laigret, F., Garnier, M., and Bové, J. M. 2001. Characterization of FruR as a putative activator of the fructose operon of Spiroplasma citri. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 198: 73-78.
  • Gaurivaud, P., Laigret, F., Verdin, E., et al. 2000. Fructose operon mutants of Spiroplasma citri. Microbiology 146: 2229-2236.

  • Bai, X., Zhang, J., Ewing, A., et al. 2006. Living with genome instability: the adaptation of phytoplasmas to diverse environments of their insect and plant hosts. J. Bacteriol. 188: 3682-3696.
  • Oshima, K., Kakizawa, S., Nishigawa, H., et al. 2004. Reductive evolution suggested from the complete genome sequence of a plant-pathogenic phytoplasma. Nat. Genet. 36: 27-29.
  • Zhang, J., Hogenhout, S. A., Nault, L. R., et al. 2004. Molecular and symptom analyses of Phytoplasma strains from lettuce reveal a diverse population. Phytopathology 94: 842-849.