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what is a process lysome go through?

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    LYSOSOMES hold chemicals that break down food molecules, old cell parts, and harmful bacteria. They are surrounded by a lipid bilayer membrane that keeps their strong digestive chemicals contained inside. Thus, the lysosomes have similar functions to the digestive system of the body.

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    Lysosomes are cellular organelles that contain acid hydrolase enzymes to break down waste materials and cellular debris. They are found in animal cells, while in yeast and plants the same roles are performed by lytic vacuoles. Lysosomes digest excess or worn-out organelles, food particles, and engulfed viruses or bacteria. The membrane around a lysosome allows the digestive enzymes to work at the 4.5 pH they require. Lysosomes fuse with vacuoles and dispense their enzymes into the vacuoles, digesting their contents.

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