id: GO:0046808
name: assemblon
namespace: cellular_component
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Antigenically dense structures located at the periphery of nuclei, close to but not abutting nuclear membranes. Assemblons contain the proteins for immature-capsid assembly; they are located at the periphery of a diffuse structure composed of proteins involved in DNA synthesis, which overlaps only minimally with the assemblons. More than one site can be present simultaneously.

Parent Functions

GO:0044428nuclear part