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Image of the Day: Nuclear Pore Complex
Staff | Mar 20, 2018
The structure has a stress-resilient architecture reminiscent of suspension bridges.
Infographic: Following the Force
Ning Wang | Jan 31, 2017
Physical forces propagate from the outside of cells inward and vice versa.
Early 3-D Image Analysis Revealed Surprising Symmetry in the Nuclear Pore
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 1, 2016
In 1992, advancements in microscopy zoomed in on the precise architecture of the complex, including unforeseen structural repetition in two halves of the ring.
Nuclear Pores Come into Sharper Focus
André Hoelz, Daniel H. Lin | Dec 1, 2016
Solving a long-standing structural puzzle will open the door to understanding one of the cell’s most enigmatic machines.
Video: Inner Circle
Staff | Nov 30, 2016
See an animation that illustrates emerging insights into the inner ring structures of the nuclear pore complex.
Observing the Nuclear Pore
Tanya Lewis | May 2, 2016
Scientists visualize nuclear pore complexes for the first time, using high-speed atomic force microscopy.
Nuclear Pore QA
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2014
A known membrane-remodeling complex earns a newly identified role as a quality-assurance director during the assembly of nuclear pores.
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012
Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.