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Lysosomes: Digestive Compartments A lysosome is a membranous sac of
hydrolytic enzymes that an animal cell uses to digest all kinds of m2.e~ro1n'o'l-
ecu'l'es. Lysosomal enzymes work best in the acidi.c_en.idr.onment found in
Hydrolytic enzymes and lysosomal membrane are rnadehgi and then
transfeired_to,.th,e,.G.o,1gi,apparatus for further processing. At least some
lysosomes probably arise by budding from the trans face of the Golgi apparatus (
see Figure 6.13) ...
Lysosomes also use their hydrolytic enzymes to w~ a process called “auto ha ~
uring autophagy, a damaged organelle or small amount of cytosol 108 becomes
surrounded by a membrane, and a lysosome fuses with this vesicle (Figure ...
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