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[Microbiology] Re: relative distance

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Mon Oct 27 15:45:01 EST 2008

"morgana" <nospam from nospam.nl> wrote in message 
news:e61e2$4904f0ad$4dfa93ef$10247 from news.chello.nl...
>I would like to know what is the the relative distance from the nucleus to 
>the cellmembran
> on a human scale. Is that distance like my body
> to the moon or is this far less?

Most human cells are around 20 micron in diameter with  a nuclesus of about 
10 micron ; so I guess the average interval   must be about 10 micron. Bear 
in mind the nucleus is not always central so smaller and larger intervals 
will occur.

This link should help you with the relative size of physical and biological 


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