nuclear pore complex


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nuclear pore complex

[¦nü·klē·ər ¦pȯr ′käm‚pleks]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any of the nonrandomly distributed, octagonal orifices in the nuclear envelope.
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Nuclear pore complex is able to transport macromolecules with diameters of ~39 nm.
Beatty (1969); A large particle associated with the perimeter of the nuclear pore complex, P.
Presumably, they go through the nuclear pore complex, because how else could they get out?