Nuclear Pores

Science / Biology / Nuclear Pores: Openings in the membrane of a cells nuclear envelope that allow the exchange of materials between the nucleus and the cytoplasm.

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Nuclear Noun Synonyms: atomic
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Nuclear Pores

Science / Biology / Nuclear Pores: Openings in the membrane of a cells nuclear envelope that allow the exchange of materials between the nucleus and the cytoplasm. MORE

Nuclear Fusion

Science / Chemistry / Nuclear Fusion: Combination of two smaller nuclei to form a larger nucleus. The larger nucleus has higher binding energy per nucleon than the original nuclei, and fusion results in the release of energy. MORE

Nuclear Reactor

Science / Geology / Nuclear Reactor: A facility where a nuclear fission chain reaction can be initiated, controlled, and sustained. MORE

Nuclear Transfer

Science / Genetics / Nuclear Transfer: A laboratory procedure in which a cell's nucleus is removed and placed into an oocyte with its own nucleus removed so the genetic information from the donor nucleus controls the resulting cell. Such c MORE

Thermonuclear Reaction

Science / Geology / Thermonuclear Reaction: A reaction in which atomic nuclei fuse into new elements with a large release of heat: especially a reaction that is self-sustaining. Occasionally used to include fission reactions as well. MORE

Spores

Science / Biology / Spores: Impervious structures formed by some cells that encapsulate the cells and protect them from the environment; haploid cells that can survive unfavorable conditions and germinate into new haploid indivi MORE

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