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Nucleopore

Definition(s)

The nucleopore is one of a series of small holes found in the nuclear membrane. The nucleopore serves as a channel used for transporting nucleic acids and proteins into and out of the cell nucleus.

Definition from: Talking Glossary of Genetic TermsThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. from the National Human Genome Research Institute

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: November 24, 2014