nuclear envelope | definition

  • (also called the nuclear membrane) a structure defining the boundary of the nucleus
  • composed of two distinct lipid bilayers that are contiguous with each other and with the endoplasmic reticulum


Parker, N., Schneegurt, M., Thi Tu, A.-H., Forster, B. M., & Lister, P. (n.d.). Microbiology. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at:



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