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30. Why are lysosomes known as ‘suicide-bags’ of a cell?

30. Why are lysosomes known as ‘suicide-bags’ of a cell?

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Pawan Prajapati
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2 years ago
Lysosomes are known as suicide bags as they are membrane bound organelles which contains hydrolytic enzymes which have the capability to digest all organic components present and even unwanted cells. Lysosomes may burst and the digestive enzymes thus released digest their own cell.

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