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The amorphous pericentriolar cloud takes shape

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The pericentriolar material (PCM), the microtubule-organizing component of the centrosome, contains a multitude of proteins and is commonly described as an amorphous cloud surrounding the centrioles. However, the days of the PCM as an unstructured matrix are numbered. Using super-resolution microscopy, several reports have now revealed remarkable domain organization within the PCM.

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  1. Jens Lüders is in the Cell and Developmental Biology Programme, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Baldiri i Reixac 10, 08028 Barcelona, Spain

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