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RNA Intracellular Transport

  1. Isabel Palacios1,
  2. Elisa Izaurralde2

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0000896

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How to Cite

Palacios, I. and Izaurralde, E. 2001. RNA Intracellular Transport. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

  2. 2

    EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

RNA intracellular transport includes the export of an RNA from its site of synthesis, the nucleus, to the cytoplasm and for some RNAs, the subsequent localization to specific cytoplasmic subdomains.

Keywords:

  • RNA transport;
  • RNA localization;
  • nuclear export;
  • cell differentiation;
  • RNA-binding proteins