At2g30260: U2B'' (U2 small nuclear ribonucleoprotein B)

encodes U2B, which is a component of the U2 snRNP complex. Its precise role in pre-mRNA splicing is still unknown. It has been suggested that U2B0 may not be required for the splicing reaction itself but may have a role in U2 snRNP biogenesis. Deletion analysis of the U2B0 gene fusion has identified the N-terminal RNP-80 motif as sufficient for localization to the coiled body and the nucleus.