Sequence-dependent but not sequence-specific piRNA adhesion traps mRNAs to the germ plasm
Vourekas A, Alexiou P, Vrettos N, Maragkakis M, Mourelatos Z. Nature. 2016 Mar 7. doi: 10.1038/nature17150. [Epub ahead of print]
Unexpected function for piRNP complexes in mRNA trapping that may be generally relevant to the function of animal germ granules.
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