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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A plural of nucleus.

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  • n. Plural form of nucleus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of nucleus.

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Examples

  • In simple terms strong interaction holds the atomic nucleus together while weak interaction allows certain nuclei to decay radioactively.

    Press Release: The 1999 Nobel Prize in Physics

  • It was also pointed out that this might indicate that certain nuclei are not spherical but are deformed as an elipsoid, but no one could give a reasonable explanation of this phenomenon.

    The Nobel Prize in Physics 1975 - Presentation Speech

  • It was also pointed out by several research scientists that this might indicate that certain nuclei are not spherical but are deformed as an ellipsoid, but no one could give a reasonable explanation of this phenomenon

    Press Release: The 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics

  • If this mass of nuclei is brought into contact with dilute acids the greater part of the protein is dissolved while the nucleic acid is left.

    Albrecht Kossel - Nobel Lecture

  • The behaviour of the heads of spermatozoa, which in their origin and histological characters really belong to the cell nuclei, is note-worthy.

    Albrecht Kossel - Nobel Lecture

  • They showed at the same time that the nucleic material belonged to a well-defined part of the nuclear substance which stood out in a very conspicuous manner during the transformation process, whose amount in various nuclei is variable and which because of its reaction to certain stains has received the name of "chromatin".

    Albrecht Kossel - Nobel Lecture

  • Continuing these investigations, Rutherford was able in 1919 to produce transmutations of atomic nuclei by bombarding nitrogen with helium nuclei from a radium source.

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1951 - Presentation Speech

  • Alexa488-labeled phalloidin was used to detect F-actin and Hoechst stain to label nuclei

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  • Among the plethora of available probes are dyes that label nuclei, the Golgi apparatus, the endoplasmic reticulum, and mitochondria, and also dyes such as fluorescently labeled phalloidins that target polymerized actin in cells.

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  • Weak Nuclear Force is responsible for the radioactive decay of certain nuclei.

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