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Why are lysosomes known as the suicide bag of the cell

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Lysosomes: They contain membrane-bound sacs with powerful digestive enzymes
(enzymes are made by RER) to digest the worn-out cell organelles. When the cell
gets damaged, lysosomes may burst and the enzymes digest their own cell, hence
called as “Suicidal bags of a cell”. It is a waste disposal system of the cell.

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