Definition of nucleolar in English:

nucleolar

adjective

Biology
  • See nucleolus

    • ‘The LTR probe uniformly labels the chromosome arms except at the telomeres, nucleolar organizing regions, and centromeres, where the signal is lacking.’
    • ‘In addition to nucleolar prominence, multiple nucleoli and nucleolar margination have also been suggested as diagnostic criteria for prostate cancer.’
    • ‘No specialized techniques, such as morphometry for assessing nucleolar size or special stains for mucin, were employed.’
    • ‘Proteins synthesized through the interaction of nuclear, nucleolar, and cytoplasmic nucleic acids are first concentrated in the sacs of the Golgi apparatus in the form of granules or droplets.’
    • ‘Active transcription of ribosomal DNA is required in all organisms for both nucleolar formation and ribosome biogenesis.’

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