Taxonomy and culture deposition


Please see this important note from the Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of Mollicutes concerning the nomenclature of Mollicutes. For queries about the taxonomy of Mollicutes, please contact the chair of the subcommittee, Vicki Chalker ([email protected]). of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes.

For the most current guidelines on description of phytoplasmas, please see this publication.

The following culture collections accept Mollicutes cultures.

American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) - United States of America

Bioresource Collection and Research Centre (BCRC) - Taiwan (Republic of China)

Culture Collection University of Gothenburg (CCUG) - Sweden

German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures (DSMZ) - Germany

Institute Pasteur Collection (CIP) - France

National Biological Resource Center (NBRC) - Japan

National Collection of Type Cultures (NCTC) - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland