nuclear membrane
noun Date: 1888 a double membrane enclosing a cell nucleus and having its outer part continuous with the endoplasmic reticulum — called also nuclear envelope — see cell illustration

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  • nuclear membrane — n a double membrane enclosing a cell nucleus and having its outer part continuous with the endoplasmic reticulum called also karyotheca * * * 1. either of the membranes, inner and outer, comprising the 2. nuclear envelope. nuclear envelope …   Medical dictionary

  • nuclear membrane — n. the double layered membrane of the nucleus of a cell, separating the nucleoplasm from the cytoplasm, that is permeable to certain molecules, esp. DNA, RNA, and ATP: now often nuclear envelope …   English World dictionary

  • nuclear membrane — nuclear membrane. См. кариолемма. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • nuclear membrane — Biol. the double membrane surrounding the nucleus within a cell. Also called nuclear envelope. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • nuclear membrane — noun : the boundary of a nucleus variously interpreted as an organized physical structure or a visible interface or colloidal phase boundary see cell illustration * * * Biol. the double membrane surrounding the nucleus within a cell. Also called… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nuclear membrane — nu′clear mem′brane n. hic (lab cbl) the double membrane surrounding the nucleus within a cell. Also called nu′clear en′velope • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • nuclear membrane — See nuclear envelope …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Inner nuclear membrane proteins — Inner nuclear membrane (INM) proteins are proteins that are embedded in or associated with the inner membrane of the nuclear envelope. They have been postulated to function during NE formation at the conclusion of mitosis. Several INM proteins… …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear transfer — is a form of cloning. The steps involve removing the DNA from an oocyte (unfertilized egg), and injecting the nucleus which contains the DNA to be cloned. In rare instances, the newly constructed cell will divide normally, replicating the new DNA …   Wikipedia

  • nuclear envelope — Membrane system that surrounds the nucleus of eukaryotic cells. Consists of inner and outer membranes separated by perinuclear space and perforated by nuclear pores. The term should be used in preference to the term nuclear membrane which is… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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