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Cell Nucleus

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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Tree Number(s): A11.284.430.106, A11.284.430.214.190.875.117

MeSH Unique ID: D002467

Entry Terms:

  • Cell Nuclei
  • Nuclei, Cell
  • Nucleus, Cell

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