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Table 2 Detection of plasmids from ruminant mycoplasmas

From: Distribution and diversity of mycoplasma plasmids: lessons from cryptic genetic elements

Phylogenetic group Taxon nb of screened strainsa strains with plasmidb
Hominis M. agalactiae 40 0
  M. bovis 42 0
  Subtotal 82 0
Spiroplasma M. mycoides subsp. capri 43 12
  M. capricolum subsp. capricolum 41 15
  M. leachii 10 1
  M. yeatsii 16 7
  M. cottewii 2 2
  Subtotal 112 37
  Total 194 37
  1. (a) including the species type strain.
  2. (b) as visualized on agarose gel after total DNA extraction by phenol/chloroform.