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StatusReference proteome
Proteome IDiUP000000808
Taxonomy272634 - Mycoplasma pneumoniae (strain ATCC 29342 / M129)
StrainATCC 29342 / M129
Last modifiedJanuary 22, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000027345.1 from ENA/EMBL
Pan proteomei This proteome is part of the Mycoplasma genitalium pan proteome (fasta)

Has an obligate parasitic lifestyle. Completely lacks a cell wall; it is surrounded only by a cytoplasmic membrane. The etiologic agent of primary atypical pneumonia, it has also been implicated in both upper and lower respiratory tract infections, including tracheobronchitis, bronchitis and bronchiolitis. Additionally, it is widely accepted that infection with this organism can result in a variety of extrapulmonary sequelae including septic arthritis, hemolytic anemia, dermatological, renal, central nervous system and cardiac complications. As a surface parasite, it attaches to the host's respiratory epithelium by means of a differentiated terminal structure, the attachment organelle. Cytadherence is mediated by the highly abundant P1 protein (adapted from PMID 16678382).


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  1. "Complete sequence analysis of the genome of the bacterium Mycoplasma pneumoniae."
    Himmelreich R., Hilbert H., Plagens H., Pirkl E., Li B.-C., Herrmann R.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 1996:4420-4449(1996) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]