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Why lysosomes are important

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Auburn Jeffries

on 25 January 2013

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Transcript of Why lysosomes are important

what is a lysosome? Waste Disposal Lysosome: destroy waste to clean up the cell.
Lysosomes contain an environment made to destroy waste.
Vesicles carry the waste (bacteria and old organelles) into the lysosome.
Once inside, the waste is destroyed and its parts recycled.
Waste disposal is an essential function for a cell to survive Without lysosomes the cell would DIE.

you can see the lysosmes are the MOST
IMPORTANT part of the cell...

by : Auburn Jeffries if they did not have protection from diseases and things that could hurt the cell, how would it survive??? it could not without the lysosomes protecting it. It keeps the cell from getting sick and dying.
THE CELL NEEDS LYSOSOMES. Digestive enzymes Digestive enzymes are substances produced by our bodies that help us to digest the foods we eat. These enzymes are discharged by the various parts of our digestive system and they help to break down food components such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.

Life is based on the interaction of enzymes within the body of an organism, thus they are critical for life and necessary in all living systems. A part of the cell that...
digests food(digestive enzymes)
destroys waste and clean up cell
destroys worn-out or damaged organelles
protects from invaders
and is mostly found in animal cells Protection of invaders
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