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nuclear membrane

[′nü·klē·ər ′mem‚brān]
(cell and molecular biology)
The envelope surrounding the cell nucleus, separating the nucleoplasm from the cytoplasm; composed of two membranes and contains numerous pores.
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As moisture content increased to 10%, the cytoplasmic membranes appeared to be broken, nuclear area blurred, the double structure nuclear membrane mis-shaped, but nuclear nucleolus was clear; in addition, parts of the mitochondria began to swollen and lose integrity, cristae became rare (Fig.
Previously, the nuclear membrane was thought to be mostly just a protective bubble around the nuclear material, with pores acting as channels to transport molecules in and out.
XMAN1, an inner nuclear membrane protein, antagonizes BMP signaling by interacting with Smad1 in Xenopus embryos.
Some of the tumour cells had irregular nuclear membrane and inconspicuous nucleoli.
report on in vivo studies of karyomere nuclear membrane fusion and endoplasmic reticulum shaping that were motivated by earlier in vitro studies of male pronuclear envelope formation that occurs soon after fertilization.
The electron micrographs, of the untreated mouse mammary tumor cells were bounded by delicate plasma membranes and displayed large nuclei containing uniformly distributed euchromatin and conspicuous marginal heterochromatin abutting the nuclear membrane and a prominent nucleolus (Figs.
1) To understand how the functional specification of the NE by transmembrane proteins is generated, we will decipher how membrane proteins are sorted to the inner nuclear membrane (INM).
The lamin proteins bind chromatin via the rod domain and bind the inner nuclear membrane via their carboxy-terminal globular tail domain (Fawcett, 1966).
SUN1 is a protein also found in the inner nuclear membrane, but there have been no previous studies to show how SUN1 interacts with the Lamin proteins.
The digoxin mediated inhibition of nuclear membrane sodiumpotassium ATPase can modulate nuclear membrane lipid microdomains and steroidal/thyroxine DNA receptor function.
Using lentiviral particles also allows effective direct visualization of Nuclei, Nuclear Membrane, Mitotic Chromosomes and Interphase Chromatin, Endosome, Endoplasmic Reticulum, Microtubule, Mitochondria, Golgi, Lysosome, Plasma Membrane, Cytoplasm and Peroxisome in hard to transfect mammalian cells, stem cells and primary cells.

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