nuclear export signal


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nuclear export signal

One or more clusters of receptor-specific basic amino acids that are present on macromolecules (proteins and ribonucleioproteins) and tag them for transportation across the nuclear pore complex. The signal for exporting cellular RNAs is uncertain, and requires completion of post-translational processing events.
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They showed, for example, that the drug prevented the export of proteins bearing the nuclear export signal.
The new data suggest that the pore proteins and the Crm1p proteins bearing the nuclear export signal form a complex involved in export.

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