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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Karyopharm is the first company to focus on discovering and developing therapies by targeting the nuclear pore complex machinery.
Thus far, signal-mediated transport via pores has been demonstrated only for ultrafine gold particles of up to 39 nm in diameter, through the nuclear pore complex in Xenopus oocytes, where transport velocities depended on particle size (Pante and Kann 2002).
Beatty (1969); A large particle associated with the perimeter of the nuclear pore complex, P.