nuclein

/ (ˈnjuːklɪɪn) /

noun

any of a group of proteins, containing phosphorus, that occur in the nuclei of living cells
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nuclein

[ nōōklē-ĭn ]

n.

Any of the substances present in the nucleus of a cell, consisting chiefly of proteins, phosphoric acids, and nucleic acids.
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