Principles of Life for the AP Course (2nd Edition)

Published by W. J. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464156417
ISBN 13: 978-1-46415-641-0

Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - Eukaryotic Cells Have a Nucleus and Other Membrane-Bound Compartments - Apply The Concept - Page 69: 2


The organelle destination at the end is lipase in the lysosomes of the cell. This is appropriate because lipase breaks down lipids and lipid breakdown occurs primarily in lysosomes. Lipase enzyme can only be most efficient if it is present in the location where the bulk of its substrates are present.

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