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The Nucleus

Properties of the Nucleus

Houses almost all of the cell's genetic material

It is also the largest organelle and is surrounded by a nuclear envelope,
which is made up of 2 membranes with fluid between them.

Nuclei contain pores which go right through envelope to allow movement between…

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Chromatin
Packed inside the nucleus of every human cell is nearly 6 feet of
DNA, which is divided into 46 individual molecules, one for each
chromosome and each about 1.5 inches long.


For DNA to function, it can't be crammed into the nucleus like a
ball of string.

Instead, it…

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