Human telomerase RNA and box H/ACA scaRNAs share a common Cajal body–specific localization signal

@article{Jady2004HumanTR,
  title={Human telomerase RNA and box H/ACA scaRNAs share a common Cajal body–specific localization signal},
  author={Beáta E. Jády and Edouard Bertrand and Tam{\'a}s Kiss},
  journal={The Journal of Cell Biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={164},
  pages={647 - 652}
}
Telomerase is a ribonucleoprotein reverse transcriptase that uses its RNA component as a template for synthesis of telomeric DNA repeats at the ends of linear eukaryotic chromosomes. Here, fluorescence in situ hybridization demonstrates that in HeLa cancer cells, human telomerase RNA (hTR) accumulates in the nucleoplasmic Cajal bodies (CBs). Localization of transiently expressed hTR to CBs is supported by a short sequence motif (411-UGAG-414) that is located in the 3′-terminal box H/ACA RNA… 

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