SnoPatrol: how many snoRNA genes are there?
1 Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, CB10 1SA, UK
2 Department of Molecular Biology and Functional Genomics, Stockholm University, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
3 School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Journal of Biology 2010, 9:4 doi:10.1186/jbiol211Published: 25 January 2010
Small nucleolar RNAs (snoRNAs) are among the most evolutionarily ancient classes of small RNA. Two experimental screens published in BMC Genomics expand the eukaryotic snoRNA catalog, but many more snoRNAs remain to be found.