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Number of Lysosomes in a Cell

How many lysosomes are there in a cell?

Dozens.

There is no definite information on the number of lysosomes per cell, since this number varies according to the cell type and may also change under variant circumstances. Still, in the book “Life, the science of biology”, it is stated that dozens of lysosomes may be found in a cell. This organelle has an average diameter of 1 µm and takes part in the cell’™s digestion process, breaking up food or other objects absorbed by the cell.

This fact is verified on : June 12, 2010.





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