Getting RNA and protein in phase

Stephanie C. Weber, Clifford P. Brangwynne

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Nonmembrane-bound organelles such as RNA granules behave like dynamic droplets, but the molecular details of their assembly are poorly understood. Several recent papers identify structural features that drive granule assembly, shedding light on how phase transitions functionally organize the cell and may lead to pathological protein aggregation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1188-1191
Number of pages4
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 8 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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