Acholeplasmataceae

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Acholeplasmataceae (order Mycoplasmatales) A family of Gram-negative, chemo-organotrophic bacteria that do not require the presence of sterols (see STEROID) for growth. Cells are spherical, pleomorphic, or filamentous. They are found as parasites in a variety of mammals and birds. There is 1 genus (Acholeplasma).

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