Why does the nucleus have an envelope around it? What are the principal roles of nucleus?

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Reason for Nuclear envelope- Nuclear envelope or nuclear membrane provides a barrier between the nuclear content from cytoplasm of the cell. It encloses the genetic material inside the cell.

Functions/Roles of the nucleus:

  • The nucleus controls all metabolic activities of a cell. 
  • It is concerned with the transmission of hereditary traits from the parent to the offspring.
  • It plays an important role in cellular reproduction—the process by which a single cell divides to form two new cells.
  • It also plays a crucial part in determining the way a cell will develop and the form it will exhibit at maturity. It does this  by directing the chemical activities of the cell.
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