cell nucleus

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Noun1.cell nucleus - a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproductioncell nucleus - a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
pronucleus - the nucleus of the ovum or sperm after fertilization but before they fuse to form the nucleus of the zygote
karyoplasm, nucleoplasm - the protoplasm that constitutes the nucleus of a cell
nucleole, nucleolus - a small round body of protein in a cell nucleus; such organelles contain RNA and are involved in protein synthesis
chromatin, chromatin granule - the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins; during mitotic division it condenses into chromosomes
achromatin - the part of a cell nucleus that is relatively uncolored by stains or dyes
linin - an obsolete term for the network of viscous material in the cell nucleus on which the chromatin granules were thought to be suspended
chromosome - a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order; "humans have 22 chromosome pairs plus two sex chromosomes"
cell organ, cell organelle, organelle - a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ; "the first organelle to be identified was the nucleus"
subthalamic nucleus - an oval mass of grey matter located in the caudal part of the subthalamus; associated with the striate body
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The method of electrophoretic mobility of cell nuclei (EMN) is alternative way of assessment cell maturity.
But the Lazarus Project team has been able to recover cell nuclei from tissues collected in the 1970s and kept for 40 years in a conventional deep freezer.
Without it, YAP1 moves into the cell nuclei and activates genes whose products trigger tumorigenesis and cell proliferation.
TissuemorphDP image analysis software is specifically designed for detection and/or classification of cell nuclei, cytoplasm or membrane.
LETHAL breast cancers could be treated by targeting a protein found in cell nuclei, scientists believe.
Tables in the appendix list the DNA content of chordate cell nuclei, the RNA and DNA content of vertebrate cell nuclei, and other quantitative data.
In May, 2005, Hwang claimed to have produced eleven "patient specific" stem cell lines from cloned human embryos by transferring somatic cell nuclei from patients into donated ova whose nucleus had been removed.
The idea is to create embryo clones for use in medical research by adding human cell nuclei to rabbit eggs.
1975 - Scientists get tadpoles after transferring cell nuclei from adult frogs.
The less-cellular Antoni B pattern features varying degrees of cellular pleomorphism; irregular cell types are scattered in loose connective tissue with no definable palisading of the tumor cell nuclei.
Japanese researchers have traced the origin of eukaryotic cell nuclei to the symbiosis of archaea in bacteria based on genetic information, according to a report in a U.
This abnormal persistence of cell nuclei in the superficial epithelial layers may represent incomplete squamous differentiation.