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Proteins are the chief actors in cells, carrying out the duties specified by information encoded in our genes.
The movement of genetic materials, such as RNA and ribosomes, from the nucleus to the cytoplasm is a critical component in a cell's ability to make the proteins necessary for essential biological functions.
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Researchers at Delft University of Technology and the University of Basel have established a biomimetic nanopore that provides a unique test and measurement platform for the way that proteins move into a cell's nucleus.
Whether you're talking about genes, or neurons, or the workings of a virus, at the most fundamental level, biology is a matter of proteins.
Researchers from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah report that they have identified a previously undiscovered trigger mechanism for a quality control checkpoint at the very end of the cell division process in a paper to be published in the November 29 issue of The Journal of Cell Biology and online today.
Dr Joseph Glavy at Stevens Institute of Technology studies the smallest and most basic elements of life.
NEWTON, Mass., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., a leader in the new field of nuclear transport modulators, has completed a $20M Series A financing.
Size matters when it comes to the nucleus of a cell, and now scientists have discovered the signals that control how big the nucleus gets.
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