Nucleolus membraneless organelle once mysterious

Nucleolus membraneless organelle once mysterious

The nucleolus, at the center of the cell's nucleus, is the most prominent organelle without a membrane. It was once thought that it disappeared during cell division then reappeared. Since it exists in solution, in reality, it gets shaken up into pieces that come back together as one piece again. Credit: CNX OpenStax /  Download for free at http://cnx.org/contents/e42bd376-624b-4c0f-972f-e0c57998e765@4.4  / commons license

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membraneless organelle, nucleolus, cascading reactions, coacervate, metabolism, polyethylene glycol, dextran, phase separation, chemical thermodynamics, DNA transcription, colorimetric substrate, glucose oxidase, horseradish peroxidase
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
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  • Created On: Sep 20, 2018 - 1:42pm
  • Last Updated: Sep 20, 2018 - 1:43pm