Nuclear Membrane

By: Alexa Franks

The nuclear membrane

The Nuclear Membrane or also called the Nuclear Envelope is a barrier that separates the nucleus from the cytoplasm in Eukaryotic cells. The membrane is double layered. There is a lot of protein within the membrane. The bilayer is made up of lipids and then is covered in genetic material in eukaryotic cells. The two layers of the bilayer are called the inner and outer layer. In between the inner and outer layer there is space that is called the perinulear space. Also there are small wholes within the membrane which are known as nuclear pores.

Why important: its job is to keep the things from the cytoplasm out of the nucleus and to keep DNA inside the nucleus so the DNA can stay safe and that no chemical reactions occur that weren't suppose to happen.

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