All about the RNA after all

Elife. 2017 Jan 24:6:e24106. doi: 10.7554/eLife.24106.


RNA molecules cause the proteins involved in the formation of germ granules to coalesce into liquid droplets.

Keywords: C. elegans; MEG-3; MEX-5; P granules; RNA granules; cell biology; developmental biology; germ cells; germ granules; germline; phase separation; stem cells.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Caenorhabditis elegans / genetics
  • Caenorhabditis elegans Proteins*
  • Cytoplasmic Granules
  • Germ Cells
  • RNA
  • RNA-Binding Proteins


  • Caenorhabditis elegans Proteins
  • RNA-Binding Proteins
  • RNA