Spiroplasma citri

Spiroplasma citri is a bacterium species and the causative agent of Citrus stubborn disease.[1]

Its genome has been partially sequenced.[2] The restriction enzyme SciNI, with the cutting site 5' GCGC / 3' CGCG, can be found in S. citri.


  1. ^ Spiroplasma citri gen. and sp. n.: A Mycoplasma-Like Organism Associated with “Stubborn” Disease of Citrus. P. Saglio, M. Lhospital, D. Laflèche, G. Dupont, J. M. Bové, J. G. Tully and E. A. Freundt, IJSEM, July 1973, volume 23, number 3, pages 191-204, doi:10.1099/00207713-23-3-191
  2. ^ Partial Chromosome Sequence of Spiroplasma citri Reveals Extensive Viral Invasion and Important Gene Decay. Patricia Carle, Colette Saillard, Nathalie Carrère, Sébastien Carrère, Sybille Duret, Sandrine Eveillard, Patrice Gaurivaud, Géraldine Gourgues, Jérome Gouzy, Pascal Salar, Eric Verdin, Marc Breton, Alain Blanchard, Frédéric Laigret, Joseph-Marie Bové, Joel Renaudin and Xavier Foissac, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., June 2010, volume 76, number 11, pages 3420-3426, doi:10.1128/AEM.02954-09

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