Cajal bodies: a long history of discovery.

  title={Cajal bodies: a long history of discovery.},
  author={Mario Cioce and Angus I. Lamond},
  journal={Annual review of cell and developmental biology},
  • M. CioceA. Lamond
  • Published 7 October 2005
  • Biology
  • Annual review of cell and developmental biology
This review surveys what is known about the structure and function of the subnuclear domains called Cajal bodies (CBs). The major focus is on CBs in mammalian cells but we provide an overview of homologous CB structures in other organisms. We discuss the protein and RNA components of CBs, including factors recently found to associate in a cell cycle-dependent fashion or under specific metabolic or stress conditions. We also consider the dynamic properties of both CBs and their molecular… 

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