exportin


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exportin

a protein that binds to a 'cargo' protein in the nucleus of a cell and with the aid of Ran, a member of the GTPase superfamily, transports the cargo through the nuclear pore complex to the cytoplasm.
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Exportin 4, a Potential Amplifier of TGF-B Signaling, Is Increased in Primary Baboon Bone Marrow Erythroblasts Following Decitabine Treatment
Pre-miRNAs are recognized by the Exportin 5 protein and exported out of the nucleus through the nuclear pore complex in a RanGTP-dependent process.
SINEs specifically and irreversibly inhibit the nuclear export protein CRM1 (chromosome region maintenance protein 1), also called exportin 1 (XPO1).