nucleus

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NAME:

  nucleus


DEFINITON:

  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.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  GO:0005634


TERM CITATIONS:


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000529


ABOUT THIS TERM:

nucleus

  ↳is a intracellular membrane-bounded organelle


  → nuclear part part of nucleus



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