Tag Archives: nucleolus

Nucleophosmin holds it all together, the smart glue of the nucleolus

Conformational changes in nucleophosmin

The nucleolus is an organelle that serves as a factory for ribosome production and a stress sensor in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells. Unlike the nucleus, the nucleolus is not surrounded by a membrane. Instead, the nucleolus

A new hypothesis of autoimmune diseases: stress and the nucleolus

Autoimmune diseases (AIDs) have complicated pathologies influenced by genetic, epigenetic and environmental factors. Mechanisms of AIDs remain mysteries but numerous hypotheses have been proposed. Several hypotheses are discussed to present their unique explanations and to demonstrate that