Mycoplasma bovis: affecting a store near you.
Mycoplasma bovis is the cause of much alarm in
agricultural based businesses around the
"Myco”- refers to the study of organisms that are classified as fungi which Mycoplasma bovis was once thought to reside (Taylor 2001).
“Plasma”- refers to the fact that Mycoplasma bovis lacks a cell wall but instead has a fluid like structure as its membrane(Taylor 2001).
“Bovis”- refers to the animal (cow) that Mycoplasma bovis
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Created By: Garrett Blumer
University of Wisconsin- La Crosse
Last updated on April 12, 2008