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Protein ‘glue’ which holds biomolecules within the nucleolus, identified.

The nucleolus is a crucial membrane-less structure or organelle that takes up about 25% of the nucleus of a mammalian cell.  The largest membrane-less organelle, the nucleolus has been compared to a manufacturing hub, since one of its main functions is to assemble the ribosomes that produce all of the proteins required by cells. The nucleolus is home to a

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