News tagged with nuclear envelope

How cells handle broken chromosomes

( -- After being recognized and initially processed by the cellular machinery, the broken chromosome is extensively scanned for homology and the break itself is later tethered to the nuclear envelope. Thus the ...

dateFeb 13, 2009 in
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Pore 'vision' improved

A team led by Naoko Imamoto of the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute in Wako, Japan, has uncovered processes governing the formation of functionally important structures called nuclear pore complexes (NPCs) in dividing human ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Lamin B locks up Oct-1

A large fraction of the transcription factor Oct-1 is associated with the inner nuclear envelope, but how and why it is retained there was unknown.

dateJan 12, 2009 in
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