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Avi Singh from STEP BY STEP SCHOOL, asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 11/6/13

NAME THE ORGANELLE OF THE CELL WHICH HAS MEMBRANE BOUND SAC FILLED WITH POWERFUL DIGESTIVE ENZYMES WRITE ITS ANY FUNCTION IN THE CELL ?

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Aastha Muttreja From Queen Mary's School, added an answer, on 12/6/13
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The organelle is lysosomes. 

Lysosomes   are the membrane-bound vesicles, which contain digestive (hydrolytic) enzymes like acid hydrolase. They are also known as ‘ suicide-bags’   of cells as they burst out and release hydrolytic enzymes in the cytosol, where cells are heavily  injured.

Functions of lysosomes:

  • They digest macromolecules by phagocytosis, endocytosis, or autophagy

  • They also take part in auto-cell lysis.

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Nisha Choudhary From Kendriya Vidyalaya Bhilwara, added an answer, on 7/7/12
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lysosomes

functions are 

breaking down of complax food into simpler food

they remove non-functional cell organelles

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Piyush Maheshwari From Gyandeep Shiksha Bharati, added an answer, on 6/7/12
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the organelle is lysosomes. its function is to digest organi waste or impurities in the cell

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Deepan From Delhi Public School, added an answer, on 6/7/12
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The organelle is Lysosomes as they are known to be the 'suicidal bags ' of the cell .

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