RNA granules in germ cells.

  title={RNA granules in germ cells.},
  author={Ekaterina S Voronina and Geraldine Seydoux and Paolo Sassone-Corsi and Ippei Nagamori},
  journal={Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in biology},
  volume={3 12}
"Germ granules" are cytoplasmic, nonmembrane-bound organelles unique to germline. Germ granules share components with the P bodies and stress granules of somatic cells, but also contain proteins and RNAs uniquely required for germ cell development. In this review, we focus on recent advances in our understanding of germ granule assembly, dynamics, and… CONTINUE READING