Birgid Schlindwein's

Hypermedia Glossary Of Genetic Terms

Search Results

see Disclaimer

Nucleus The term introduced by Brown (1833) for the more or less spherical structure which occures in cells and stains deeply with basic dyes. The cellular organelle in eukaryotes that contains the genetic material.
Related Terms:
Eukaryote Cell or organism with membrane-bound, structurally discrete nucleus and other well-developed subcellular compartments. Eukaryotes include all organisms except viruses, bacteria, and blue-green algae. Compare prokaryote. See chromosomes.

[New Search Form]


Programming: Herbert Maier
Database: Birgid Schlindwein. Please contact me if you encounter any mistakes or if you are missing anything
© Dr. Birgid B. Schlindwein
last update of the database 10/01/2006