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Which part of the cell is responsible for breaking down used organelles and essentially digesting substances?

Which part of the cell is responsible for breaking down used organelles and essentially digesting substances?

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A. Ribosomes
B. Lysomes
C. Golgi apparatus
D. Vacuoles

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Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Jul 09, 2020

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H.Harper

H.Harper

Answered Feb 19, 2020

The correct answer is option B – Lysosomes Lysosomes are the part of the cell responsible for breaking down used organelles and essentially digesting substances. The lysosome is an organelle found in all types of animal cells, which contains a large range of digestive enzymes capable of splitting most biological macromolecules. It removes dead parts. It is also commonly known as “the recycling center” of the cell.

The ribosome is an organelle found in all cells involved in the production of proteins by translating messenger RNA. Golgi apparatus is a network of membranes in the cytoplasm involved in the modification and transport of protein. A vacuole is a large membrane-bound vesicle in the cell’s cytoplasm. Therefore, options A, C, and D are not correct. Only option B is correct.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Oct 19, 2017

Which part of the cell is responsible for breaking down and essentially “digesting” substances?

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered May 30, 2017

It is not lysomes but lysosomes. 10 words words words
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 27, 2017

Lysomes

The lysosomes are filled with enzymes to breakdown substances.
 

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