The nuclear envelopathies and human diseases

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Abstract

The nuclear envelope (NE) consists of two membrane layers that segregate the nuclear from the cytoplasmic contents. Recent progress in our understanding of nuclear-lamina associated diseases has revealed intriguing connections between the envelope components and nuclear processes. Here, we review the functions of the nuclear envelope in chromosome organization, gene expression, DNA repair and cell cycle progression, and correlate deficiencies in envelope function with human pathologies. © 2009 Chi et al.

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Chi, Y. H., Chen, Z. J., & Jeang, K. T. (2009). The nuclear envelopathies and human diseases. Journal of Biomedical Science. https://doi.org/10.1186/1423-0127-16-96

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