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What protects lysosomes from their digestible enzymes?
Question Date: 2013-10-23
Answer 1:

Lysosomes are made of the stuff that cell membranes are made of. Enzymes that digest cell membranes are not found within lysosomes in their active state; they contain protein-digesting enzymes instead (and membrane-digesting enzymes in an inactive state that needs to be activated before they will function).

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