Nu"cle*in (?), n. Physiol. Chem.

A constituent of the nuclei of all cells. It is a colorless amorphous substance, readily soluble in alkaline fluids and especially characterized by its comparatively large content of phosphorus. It also contains nitrogen and sulphur.�x3c;--containing protein and nucleic acid--�x3e;

 

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