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Inside the Nucleus

DNA Peeking through Nucleus DNA 
Spaghetti
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If you made a little hole in the nucleus sack, you would see DNA peeking through. If you took away the outside of the nucleus, the DNA would spill out like spaghetti. Stretched out, the DNA from one cell would be as long as the height of a tall man.