23. Nuclear Domains

  1. Ivan R. Nabi
  1. Dale Corkery,
  2. Kendra L. Cann and
  3. Graham Dellaire

Published Online: 31 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015759.ch23

Cellular Domains

Cellular Domains

How to Cite

Corkery, D., Cann, K. L. and Dellaire, G. (2011) Nuclear Domains, in Cellular Domains (ed I. R. Nabi), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015759.ch23

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470595442

Online ISBN: 9781118015759



  • gene expression regulating domains, nucleus - warehouse for cellular DNA in eukaryotes;
  • PML nuclear bodies, and PML protein - tumor suppressor, punctate nuclear structures or bodies;
  • SAM68/SAM68-like mammalian (SLM) nuclear bodies - Sam68/SLM nuclear bodies (SNBs), nuclear structures visualized in HeLa cells


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Chromatin and the Interchromatin Domain Space

  • Nucleolus

  • PML Nuclear Bodies

  • Cajal Bodies and Nuclear Gems

  • Nuclear Splicing Speckles

  • Polycomb Bodies

  • PNC

  • SAM68/SAM68-Like Mammalian (SLM) Nuclear Bodies

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations

  • References