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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(2014) Characterization of nuclear pore complex components in fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
Koonin, "Comparative Genomics, Evolution and Origins of the Nuclear Envelope and Nuclear Pore Complex," Cell Cycle 3 (2004): 1612-37.
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).
Figure 1C shows a portion of a nucleus stained with antibodies to the nuclear pore complex, followed by secondary antibodies that are conjugated to 0.8-nm colloidal gold particles.
Beatty (1969); A large particle associated with the perimeter of the nuclear pore complex, P.N.T.