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Term: yolk syncytial layer nucleus
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: yolk syncytial layer
Synonyms: periblast, yolk sac, YSL
Definition: Peripheral layer of the yolk cell including nuclei and non-yolky cytoplasm.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000088]
Name: nucleus
Synonyms: cell nucleus, horsetail nucleus
Definition: A membrane-bounded organelle of eukaryotic cells in which chromosomes are housed and replicated. In most cells, the nucleus contains all of the cell's chromosomes except the organellar chromosomes, and is the site of RNA synthesis and processing. In some species, or in specialized cell types, RNA metabolism or DNA replication may be absent.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005634]   QuickGO   AmiGO