Importins

Known as: Importin 
A subclass of karyopherins that function specifically to import molecules into the nucleus.

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2008
Highly Cited
2008
We have previously reported that mutations in the polymerase proteins PB1, PB2, PA, and the nucleocapsid protein NP resulting in… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Axoplasmic proteins containing nuclear localization signals (NLS) signal retrogradely by an unknown mechanism in injured nerve… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The GTPase Ran has recently been shown to stimulate microtubule polymerization in mitotic extracts, but its mode of action is not… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Cytosolic proteins bearing a classical nuclear localization signal enter the nucleus bound to a heterodimer of importin-alpha and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Importin alpha plays a pivotal role in the classical nuclear protein import pathway. Importin alpha shuttles between nucleus and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The assembly of eukaryotic ribosomal subunits takes place in the nucleolus and requires nuclear import of ribosomal proteins. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
NLS proteins are transported into the nucleus by the importin alpha/beta heterodimer. Importin alpha binds the NLS, while… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Nuclear protein import proceeds through the nuclear pore complex (NPC). Importin-beta mediates translocation via direct… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Selective protein import into the cell nucleus occurs in two steps: binding to the nuclear envelope, followed by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The import of nuclear proteins proceeds through the nuclear pore complex and requires nuclear localization signals (NLSs), energy… (More)
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