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Lysosomes are subcellular organelles which are bounded by a single phospholipid bilayer membrane and contain one or more acid hydrolase enzyme.
Lysosome are involved in:
Lysosomes are the site of metabolism of many macromolecules which are:
Absence of an enzymic activity causes accumulation of precursor chemicals in the lysosome. It is often the pathological storage of material in lysosomes which causes organ damage.