Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 7, Cell Structure and Function - Assessment - 7.2 Cell Structure - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 220: 8



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Lysosomes contain digestive enzymes that can break down substances such as lipids and proteins; these organelles also break down organelles that no longer are useful to the cell. Lysosomes get rid of substances and structures that the cell does not need.
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