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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2010; 56(4): 10-13

Calcium ions in cell nucleus

Kostiuk PH

    Bogomoletz Institute of physiology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine


Cell nuclei have a complex shell structure that shields the genetic apparatus from the rest of the cytoplasm. It consists of two membranes outer and inner between which is the cavity of the perinuclear space. Importantly, the latter is associated with the lumen of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) due to the fact that the membrane of the EP is morphologically conjugated to the outer membrane of the nucleus; therefore, perinuclear space can be considered as a specific part of the ER.

Keywords: calcium, nucleus


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