The nucleus in an animal cell has a couple of different important functions. It stores the genetic blue print of the organism (strands of DNA) and also controls cell growth, reproduction, and metabolism.
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what does the nucleolus do in an animal cell
The nucleolus is a prominent sub-nuclear structure that is not bound by a membrane and resides within the nuclear matrix. Though known to exist since the eighteenth century, the primary function of the nucleolus was not discovered until the 1960s. It...