Protein Import

Known as: protein uptake 
Protein Import involves active cellular mechanisms that directly promote the transport of a protein across the plasma membrane into a cell.
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Mitochondria contain ∼1,000 different proteins, most of which are imported from the cytosol. Two import pathways that direct… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
In creating mitochondria some 2 billion years ago, the first eukaryotes needed to establish protein import machinery in the… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Chloroplasts are organelles of endosymbiotic origin, and they transferred most of their genetic information to the host nucleus… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The vast majority of mitochondrial proteins are synthesized in the cytosol and are imported into mitochondria by protein… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Mitochondria import many hundreds of different proteins that are encoded by nuclear genes. These proteins are targeted to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We have found that the mammalian Ran GTPase-activating protein RanGAP1 is highly concentrated at the cytoplasmic periphery of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Targeting of most nuclear proteins to the cell nucleus is initiated by interaction between the classical nuclear localization… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The molecular dynamics of nuclear protein import were examined in a solution binding assay by testing for interactions between a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
TWO cytosolic fractions (A and B) fromXenopus oocytes are sufficient to support protein import into the nuclei of digitonin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We have developed an in vitro system involving digitonin-permeabilized vertebrate cells to study biochemical events in the… (More)
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