Human Biology, 14 Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 3 - Assess - Page 67: 10


D. Lysosome

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Lysosomes contain hydrolytic enzymes. Lysosomes are found in all cells of the body but are particularly numerous in white blood cells that engulf diseasecausing microbes. When a lysosome fuses with such an endocytic vesicle, its contents are digested by lysosomal enzymes into simpler subunits, which then enter the cytoplasm.
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