Asked Oct 23, 2019

How does an importing release it's cargo into the nucleus?

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Importin is a kind of protein that is present in eukaryotic cells. These proteins are involved in the transport of molecules from the cytoplasm to the nucleus. Hence, they are named as karyopherin. Importin consists of two sub-uni...

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