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Pathogenicity factors of mycoplasmas

pathogenic mycoplasmas ciba foundation symposium

In contrast, clinical arthritis was induced in all non-vaccinated calves that were challenged intravenously. A definitive characterization of host-cell receptors and the binding sites on mycoplasmas should aid in the understanding of disease mechanisms. This is especially important for an early diagnosis of M. Mycoplasma infection of cell cultures is widespread and has major detrimental effects on cellular physiology and metabolism. Since cell culture is used extensively, both in research and in industrial production processes, questions of primary concern arise, such as: how can mycoplasma contamination be detected; what are the effects of such contamination on cellular functions; what methods are available for eliminating contamination? Samenvatting De pathogeniciteit van mycoplasmata wordt veroorzaakt door verschillende faktoren b. The existence of many types of receptors on mucosal cells indicates that several pharmacological approaches exist for the potential modulation of electrolyte transport. Cells grown on Epon 812, Formvar, carbon, and glass were of similar morphology.

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Chronic Illnesses and Mycoplasma Infections

pathogenic mycoplasmas ciba foundation symposium

Because of this, questions have been raised regarding the role of serum antibody in protection against mycoplasma disease. We therefore suggest redeveloping M. Lab Anim 20: 242— 248, 1986. The pineal gland transduces photic information into an endocrine signal. Recently there have been reports of central nervous system disorders due to mycoplasma. These mutants ts H9, ts H10, ts H28, and ts H43 and a previously described mutant ts 640 were temperature-sensitive with respect to growth of colonies on agar medium. Cross-linking experiments showed that the receptor forms a homotetramer.

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Pathogenicity factors of mycoplasmas

pathogenic mycoplasmas ciba foundation symposium

A number of these proteins have been characterized functionally by analysis of noncytadhering mutants, and many are components of the mycoplasma cytoskeleton. A differentiated portion of the Mycoplasma, consisting of an extension of the unit membrane containing an electron-dense core surrounded by a lucent space, served as the means of attachment to host cells. Mycoplasmas are the smallest free-living organisms that will grow on lifeless media. Am J Vet Res 39: 1169— 1174, 1978. Lab Anim Sci 27: 343— 347, 1977. Binding of either fibronectin or laminin to the cells elicits a distinct phenotype. A coupled cell population is as a consequence a partial syncytium, within which metabolites, cofactors, small control molecules and inorganic ions can all diffuse freely through the combined cytoplasmic compartment, while intracellular macromolecules remain relatively fixed in space, in the cells where they are synthesized.

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Pathogenic mycoplasmas; a Ciba Foundation symposium.

pathogenic mycoplasmas ciba foundation symposium

Die pathogenen Faktoren, die bei diesen Reaktionen eine Rolle spielen, sind noch nicht geklÀrt. The chimpanzees immunized with either vaccine were less colonized and showed far less disease than non-immunized controls. Hamsters, and more recently guinea pigs, have been used in this respect. These cells appear to reproduce by binary fission. These two subdivisions appear to give rise to different striatofugal lines, the outflow from the limbic-afferented sector partly re-entering the circuitry of the limbic system. Studies of the basal ganglia and particularly the neostriatum have described a complex array of neuron types, synapses and putative transmitters.

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Incidence and Sources of Mycoplasma Contamination: A Brief Review

pathogenic mycoplasmas ciba foundation symposium

In contrast to error elimination, this phenomenon of collateral elimination may be a developmental strategy for generating connectional diversity while limiting the amount of information required for the regional specification of the cortex. The freedom of motion of spin label 1 12,3 in membranes from M. We speculate that the Chinese virus might have arisen by reassortment of genetic segments of animal group B viruses or perhaps by mutation, and so became infectious for man. InsP3 induces greater Ca2+ release from membrane vesicles from transfected cells than from those from control L-fibroblasts. More than 60% of the uronic acid residues are of the glucuronic configuration, the rest being iduronic acid. However both manufactured mineral phase and molecules containing silica can be valuable in medicine.

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Ciba Foundation symposium

pathogenic mycoplasmas ciba foundation symposium

The peroxyl radicals were obtained either by the autoxidation of styrene or by the flash photolysis of di-t-butyl ketone in an oxygen-saturated environment. Manipulations resulting in the maintenance of such long collaterals suggest that their removal is functionally and locally determined. In the cortex a different mechanism is illustrated. L'auteur présente en outre une discussion d'autres aspects de la pathogénicité de M. Bij sommige patiënten blijven zij immunologisch gezien onder de oppervlakte, bij andere patiënten is gerapporteerd dat zij een immuno-suppressief effect hebben. High resolution nuclear magnetic resonance has been used to study a short peptide which corresponds to the antigenic region of a larger peptide immunogen. Gois, M, Pospisil, Z, Cerny, M, Mrva, V: Production of pneumonia after intranasal inoculation of gnotobiotic piglets with three strains of Mycoplasma hyorhinis.

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Demonstration of Mycoplasma hyorhinis as a Possible Primary Pathogen for Porcine Otitis Media

pathogenic mycoplasmas ciba foundation symposium

These agents injure specialized epithelial cells in different ways, providing a spectrum of changes against which the added effects of toxic substances could be evaluated at the cellular and subcellular levels. Thin serial sections of M. In response to in vitro or in vivo heat-shock the protein becomes sequestered in an insoluble complex associated with the nucleus. Thus, opioid effects can be elicited at the local mucosal level. Morita, T, Muraki, Y, Awakura, T, Shimada, A, Umemura, T: Detection of Mycoplasma hyorhinis in porcine eustachitis.

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Chronic Illnesses and Mycoplasma Infections

pathogenic mycoplasmas ciba foundation symposium

Early changes involved cytoplasmic granularity and mild vacuolation. We have been studying the effects of a growth factor which induces self-renewal and differentiation of multipotential stem cells as well as proliferation and development of lineage-restricted progenitor cells and activation of mature cells. The mechanism of neurotoxicity of kainic acid appears to be indirect and requires the functional integrity of excitatory afferents to vulnerable neurons. Whether or not such comparisons are appropriate, there is no doubt that the large body of evidence for mycoplasmas causing arthritis in animals suggests that they should at least be considered as candidates for causing human disease. Although the organisms colonized the surface of many of the cells, there was marked variation in the number of organisms associated with individual cells. Evidence indicates that the same, or functionally similar, growth factors are normally supplied in vivo by the surrounding stromal cells and that the control of haemopoietic cell proliferation and development is regulated locally and is mediated by cell-cell interactions. Membrane rupture accompanies the process.

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Pathogenicity factors of mycoplasmas

pathogenic mycoplasmas ciba foundation symposium

PubMed Journals helped people follow the latest biomedical literature by making it easier to find and follow journals, browse new articles, and included a Journal News Feed to track new arrivals news links, trending articles and important article updates. High molecular weight, disulphide-linked aggregates are formed, involving cytosol and membrane components. We have used mouse parietal yolk sac cells as a model system for our studies. We have found that the InsP3 receptor is identical to P400 protein, first identified as a protein enriched in cerebellar Purkinje cells. Other investigators had previously identified the major growth factor in serum as an alpha-lipoprotein.

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Ciba Foundation Symposium 6

pathogenic mycoplasmas ciba foundation symposium

Zu der letzten Gruppe gehören allerdings einige Formen, die in einer ungewöhnlichen HÀufigkeit verbreitet sind und, wie z. The clinical efficacy of candidate rotavirus vaccines has been tested in Tampere, Finland, over four winter and spring rotavirus epidemic seasons in 1983-1986. In four of the infants, evoked responses were abnormal, with poorly defined, inconsistent peaks. Relative densities of various structures are found to depend on the heavy metal ions present and on the conditions of staining. Appropriate safety and potency tests were performed.

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