Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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Chapter 16 - 16.3 - Concept Check: 3


The proteins of the nuclear lamina and the nuclear matrix (filament meshworks) are attached to the DNA and help to organize the genome. The lamina gives the nucleus its shape, and the matrix is similar but more interior.

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