nucleoporin etymology

English word nucleoporin comes from English nucleo- (Forming words pertaining to nuclei.), English porin

Detailed word origin of nucleoporin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nucleo- English (eng) Forming words pertaining to nuclei.
porin English (eng) (protein) Any of a class of proteins that cross cellular membranes and act as pores through which small molecules can diffuse.
nucleoporin English (eng) Any of a family of porins that facilitates transport through nuclear pores in the nuclear envelope of cells.

Words with the same origin as nucleoporin

Descendants of nucleo-
carbonucleophile dinucleotide internucleotide mononucleotide nucleocentric nucleocosmochronology nucleocytoplasmic nucleocytoplasmically nucleokinesis nucleomegaly nucleometallation nucleophile nucleophilically nucleophilicity nucleoplasm nucleoskeletal nucleoskeleton nucleosome nucleotide oligo oligonucleotide overgo polynucleosome trinucleosome trinucleotide