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Mesh term Cell Nucleus

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Intracellular Space
Organelles

Description

Within a eukaryotic cell, a membrane-limited body which contains chromosomes and one or more nucleoli (CELL NUCLEOLUS). The nuclear membrane consists of a double unit-type membrane which is perforated by a number of pores; the outermost membrane is continuous with the ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM. A cell may contain more than one nucleus. (From Singleton and Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)


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Cell Nucleus Structures
Macronucleus
Micronuclei, Chromosome-Defective
Micronucleus, Germline


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