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Perinuclear space

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noun

The space or gap between the inner and outer membranes surrounding the nucleus


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The perinucluear space of most cells is 20-40nm wide. Since the endoplasmic reticulum is contiguous to nuclear membrane the endoplasmic reticulum lumen is therefore contiguous to perinuclear space as well.


Word origin: peri- (surrounding) + nuclear (nucleus) + space

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HELP! with ethidium bromide experiment

... to how histones help coil DNA) I'm thinking in the 2nd one that the space between the 2 circles may represent the perinuclear space surrounded by the outer and inner membranes of the nucleus. Any other ideas ...

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by BritKels
Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:23 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: HELP! with ethidium bromide experiment
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