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Popping out of the nucleus

Previous structural snapshots have provided insight into how proteins are imported into the cell nucleus. The structure of an export complex now completes the molecular picture of the nuclear transport cycle.

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Figure 1: The nuclear transport cycle.

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Hoelz, A., Blobel, G. Popping out of the nucleus. Nature 432, 815–816 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/432815a

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