Nuclear Organization of snRNPs and Splicing Factors

  • Maria Carmo-Fonseca
  • João Ferreira
Part of the Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit book series (MBIU)

Abstract

Small nuclear ribonucleoprotein particles (snRNPs) and several additional protein factors are required for the correct splicing of pre-mRNAs. Recent advances in microscopic techniques and in the molecular dissection of the splicing machinery are making it possible to directly visualize how transcription and processing of pre-mRNA are organized within the cell nucleus.

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  • Maria Carmo-Fonseca
  • João Ferreira

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