. Write the Function of Lysosome


Best Answer

Function:

i. Primarily meant for heterotrophic nutrition.

ii. Being abundant in leucocytes, these help in defence against microbes etc.

iii. Help in fertilization, differentiation and metamorphosis by performing histolysis.

iv. Dispose off the worn out, damaged and dead cells.

v. In osteoclasts, help in replacing cartilage and unwanted part of bone.

vi. There are a variety of lysosomal deficiency diseases; due to lack of certain enzymes storage of various unwanted lipids and carbohydrates occurs in cells causing deleterious metabolic errors.

 

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