nuclear transportmedical dictionary

<cell biology> Passage of molecules in and out of the nucleus, presumably via nuclear pores. Passage of proteins into the nucleus may depend on possession of a nuclear location sequence containing five consecutive positively charged residues PKKKRKV).

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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