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CytoplasmCytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein granule

Definition

Cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein granule is a collective term for distinct protein and RNA foci inside the cytoplasm, including processing bodies (P-bodies), stress granules, neuronal ribonucleoprotein granule (neuronal transport granule) and germ granules (germline granules).

Synonyms

Cytoplasmic mRNP granule
Cytoplasmic mRNP granules
mRNP granule
mRNP granules

Category

› Cellular component

GOi

cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein granule [ GO:0036464 ]
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