Results for: Micronucleus

In Microbiology

What does the micronucleus do?

The macronucleus is larger and controls all functions except reproduction. The micronucleus is smaller and controls reproduction. Some paramecium have more than one micronucle ( Full Answer )
In Microbiology

What is the function of micronucleus?

The micronucleus regulates reproduction and the macronucleusregulates the vegetative functions in paramecium. The micronucleusis the smaller nucleus in ciliate protozoans.
In Microbiology

What do macronucleus and micronucleus do?

The macronucleus is the larger of the two nuclei and they help withcell metabolism and protein synthesis. Micronucleus is smaller andinvolved the reproduction.