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nucleus

A membrane-bounded organelle of eukaryotic cells in which chromosomes are housed and replicated. In most cells, the nucleus contains all of the cell's chromosomes except the organellar chromosomes, and is the site of RNA synthesis and processing. In some species, or in specialized cell types, RNA metabolism or DNA replication may be absent. Synonym: cell nucleus;

from GO source record: GO:0005634
Type: structural_complex
Taxonomic scope
:
conserved biosystem
BSID:
490701

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