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Category:GO:0000932 ! P-body

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DAG for GO:0000932id: GO:0000932

name: P-body
namespace: cellular_component
def: "A focus in the cytoplasm where mRNAs may become inactivated by decapping or some other mechanism. Protein and RNA localized to these foci are involved in mRNA degradation, nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (NMD), translational repression, and RNA-mediated gene silencing." [GOC:clt, PMID:12730603]
synonym: "cytoplasmic foci" RELATED []
synonym: "cytoplasmic mRNA processing body" EXACT []
synonym: "P body" EXACT []
xref: Wikipedia:P_body
is_a: GO:0036464 ! cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein granule

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0000932</GOterm>
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