The nuclear membrane is the membrane inside a cell around the nucleus. It has the genetic material (chromosomes and DNA) and the nucleolus inside it. The membrane forms a double layer called the nuclear envelope. It is connected to another group of membranes in the cell, the endoplasmic reticulum.
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