Journal of Lipids / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Review Article

The Phospholipid Profile of Mycoplasmas

Table 3

De novo synthesized phospholipids and phospholipids incorporated from the growth medium in representative Mycoplasma species.

OrganismsLipid phosphorus (% of total)Lipid phosphorus ratioCLSReference
SPMPCSPM/PC CL/PG

M. gallisepticum16.525.50.64[14, 33]
M. fermentans3.96.40.61[13, 34]
M. hyorhinis33.512.62.663.35+[35]
M. penetrans50.06.28.062.29+[12, 36]

M. hyorhinis lipids were extracted, separated by TLC, and analyzed for phosphorus as described in Table 2. SPM: sphingomyelin; PC: phosphatidylcholine; PG: phosphatidylglycerol; CL: cardiolipin; CLS: cardiolipin synthetase.

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