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Amorphous

(Science: cell biology) Having an irregular or undefined shape or structure.


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Animal cell nucleus shape changes

... to their correct destinations. And in my opinion, for most cells cell division is the only stage when the nucleus can be said to be "amorphous", as expressed in the original statement. And the above applies only to animal cells (like mentioned in the thread topic), other organisms ...

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by biohazard
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
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Views: 9260

Animal cell nucleus shape changes

... in my opinion that statement is false. Or at least poorly defined. Under a light microscope in a native sample the nucleus may "appear" amorphous, but it is not so in reality. 1) The shape of the nucleus is always regulated, as far as I know. During mitosis the nucleus is disintegrated ...

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by biohazard
Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:17 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
Replies: 7
Views: 9260

Animal cell nucleus shape changes

... a doubt regarding nucleus shape. Can anyone verify the statement below with my questions "Except during cell division, the nucleus appears amorphous". From the statement and my understanding of amorphous (without a clearly defined shape) 1) Is the nucleus shape unregulated most of ...

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by ericjoe
Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
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Views: 9260

Re: help please 1

... What does it say require? Why not use that all cells have genetic information? - The bacterial chromosome is circular and is organised into an amorphous structure called a nucleoid that is not enclosed in a membrane- What do they mean by amorphous in this case? - The cross-linking is so extensive ...

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by Stephen1993
Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:19 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: help please 1
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The Fiber Disease

... quickly across large areas and the electrical characteristics of 14times14 arrays of rubrene transistors were comparable with conventional amorphous silicon and organic thin-film transistors. The ability to control the spatial location and density of mocrystals is a major advance for their ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Dec 23, 2006 4:43 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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