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  • adj. Of or pertaining to mycoplasma.


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  • Since 1994, an epidemic of an infectious eye disease called mycoplasmal conjunctivitis, which began in poultry, has wiped out 60 per cent of house finches in the eastern US.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • A fact sheet issued by the National Wildlife Health Center (see link below) lists four diseases commonly associated with feeders (salmonellosis, trichomoniasis, aspergillosis, and avian pox) and I would add a fifth (mycoplasmal conjunctivitis).

    BIRDS ETCETERA—Birds, Birding, Birders, and Birdwatching

  • LPS tolerance may also be induced by mycoplasmal lipopeptides that impair the MyD88-depending signaling by inhibiting LPS-mediated activation of IL-1 receptor-associated kinase (IRAK1)

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  • Plasmocin-dependent removal of mycoplasmal contamination of THP-1 cells.

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  • Numerous reports have shown that mycoplasmal PAMPs stimulate TLR-mediated pro-inflammatory response

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  • Many researchers report that mycoplasmal PAMPs, like lipoproteins induce an inflammatory response in primary monocytes and THP-1 cells in a way similar to LPS

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  • House finches with mycoplasmal conjunctivitis can't see properly and fall easy prey to predators

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Contamination by mycoplasmal organisms is an ever-present concern in biopharmaceutical manufacturing.


  • No underlying mycoplasmal or viral disease was identified.

    ThePigSite - Industry News

  • The synthetic mycoplasmal lipoprotein and TLR2/6 ligand MALP2 (InvivoGen) was suspended in PBS at a concentration of 0.2 mg/ml and administered at 3 µg per injection.

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