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How to build a paraspeckle

Yasnory TF Sasaki and Tetsuro Hirose

Author Affiliations

Functional RNomics Team, Biomedicinal Information Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 2-42 Aomi, Koutou, Tokyo 135-0064, Japan

Genome Biology 2009, 10:227  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-7-227

Published: 16 July 2009


Noncoding RNAs have recently been identified as essential components of the nuclear suborganelles called paraspeckles. This finding will facilitate our understanding of the molecular dynamics and physiological role of these enigmatic macromolecular structures.