Overview

nuclear envelope


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

An envelope surrounding the nucleus, composed of two membranes enclosing a perinuclear cisterna. The outermost membrane is studded with ribosomes. The perinuclear cisterna is traversed by nuclear pore complexes (q.v.). See lamins.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.