mycoplasma

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mycoplasma any of a group of small parasitic bacteria that lack cell walls and can survive without oxygen; can cause pneumonia and urinary tract infection
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mycoplasma A term applied by Eriksson to a latent infective form of Puccinia which, concealed within the cytoplasm of the host-cells, later develops into mycelium. Also mycoplasm.
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Usage


In news:

Some scientists theorize that mycoplasmas trigger an auto-immune reaction in which the body attacks its own joints but that the microbes disappear before the damage is done.
These days there is a lot of talk about Mycoplasma pneumonia (MHP) prevalence at weaning and its importance for management of MHP at the farm level.
Producers that have seen Mycoplasma bovis hit their calves know this firsthand.
Mycoplasma isn't transmitted by contaminated sand bedding.
Can calves contract mycoplasma from mycoplasma -contaminated sand bedding.
Mycoplasma an unlikely cause of bullous myringitis .
Despite common belief, Mycoplasma pneumoniae is an extremely rare causative agent for bullous myringitis .
The Thermo Scientific Nalgene 0.1 Micron PES Filter line now includes a 1-liter unit, offering a broad size selection for 0.1 micron vacuum filtration of cell culture media to prevent mycoplasma contamination.
Mycoplasma isn't transmitted by contaminated sand bedding.
Can calves contract mycoplasma from mycoplasma-contaminated sand bedding.
Mycoplasma isn't transmitted by contaminated sand bedding .
Can calves contract mycoplasma from mycoplasma-contaminated sand bedding .
In 1977, he started testing infertile couples for a little-studied bacterium called mycoplasma that had been linked to infertility .
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In science:

Applying network theory to epidemics: Modelling the spread and control of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
Random graphs as models of networks
Newman, Applying network theory to epidemics: control measures for mycoplasma pneumoniae outbreaks, Emerging Inf.
Random Networks with Tunable Degree Distribution and Clustering
Nichols exhibits the maximal absolute entropy value equal to 4.0205, and Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC has the minimal level of absolute entropy (equal to 3.4356).
Codon Usage Bias Measured Through Entropy Approach
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