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Nucleus

Definition

The nucleus is the most obvious organelle in any eukaryotic cell. It is a membrane-bound organelle surrounded by double membranes which contains most of the cell's genetic material. It communicates with the surrounding cytosol via numerous nuclear pores.

Synonyms

Nuclear
Nuclei

Category

› Cellular component

Keywords

Nucleus

GOi

nucleus [ GO:0005634 ]
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