Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 48, Issue 7, pp 615–619 | Cite as

Nuclear migration: Endless efforts toward unraveling its molecular apparatus



Nuclear migration is a non-random movement of nucleus toward specific site in the cell in many eukaryotes and essential to normal cellular activities of growth, division and development. It is shown that cytoskeleton and its associated proteins are involved in this process, which have been best analyzed in yeast and filamentous fungi but just started in higher plants. The purpose of this review is to comment the advances in this field.


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© Science in China Press 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heng Liu
    • 1
  • Guangqin Guo
    • 1
  • Yuke He
    • 2
  • Guochang Zheng
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Cell Biology, School of Life SciencesLanzhou UniversityLanzhouChina
  2. 2.Institute of Plant Physiology and EcologyShanghai Academy of Life Sciences, Chinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiChina

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