SMN and Gemin5 in Spliceosomal snRNP Biogenesis
Designed for Molecular Cell
28 May, 2010
Volume 38, Issue 4
The cover artwork illustrates a key transient intermediate of Gemin5 (depicted as a cat whose paw is shown in the cytoplasm) capturing a newly exported pre-snRNA (depicted as mice) by its tail. The captured intermediate subsequently joins with the SMN subunit to form the active assembly complex.