The nucleolus: The magician's hat for cell cycle tricks

Rosella Visintin, Angelika Amon

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The nucleolus, for decades considered a ribosome factory and site for ribosomal RNA synthesis and processing, has recently acquired new fame. Analyses of proteins important for cell-cycle regulation have shown that this organelle is used to sequester proteins, thereby inhibiting their activity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)372-377
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Cell Biology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology


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