[A more extensive study of cell asymmetries and cell function is needed here. If you have knowledge of an existing study, or would like to assist in one, then please contact us. Otherwise, visit us again in the spring.]

(This discussion will be expanded in coming months. Please re-visit us in the spring.)

The nucleus of the cell is found to be less viscous that the cytoplasm in the main body.
(See: http://www.tiem.utk.edu/~gross/bioed/webmodules/nuclearviscosity.htm).
Accordingly, we should expect proteins to behave differently inside than outside the nucleus.

[The graphic below illustrates the approximate relative strengths of the gravitational field of the earth, the sun, and the moon. The strength of the sun's gravitation is ~ 1/1660-th the strength of the earth's field. That is not trivial. Further, it is ~ 175 times as strong as the moon's.]

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