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inner nuclear membrane

Friday 13 July 2007

Transport

To enter the nucleus a protein must be chaperoned by a transport factor through the nuclear pore complex or it must be small enough to pass through by diffusion.

See also

- nuclear import of soluble proteins
- import of integral inner nuclear membrane proteins
- nuclear membranes

References

- Lusk CP, Blobel G, King MC. Highway to the inner nuclear membrane: rules for the road. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2007 May;8(5):414-20. PMID: #17440484#