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Nuclear envelope permeability

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The permeability of the amphibian oocyte nuclear envelope in situ has been determined for three tritiated dextrans. The envelope is a sieve, restricting molecular movement between the cytoplasm and nucleus. The patent radius of its pores is about 45 Å.

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    • Philip L. Paine
    • , Leonard C. Moore
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