medical functions of lysosomes.

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medical functions of lysosomes.

Post by jasser » Tue Dec 18, 2007 4:19 pm

hi,can anyone help me with the medical functions of the lysosomes,what are they :?:

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Post by mith » Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:36 pm

medical? Do you mean lysosomal disorders?
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Post by volcob » Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:21 am

hmmm...are you talking about cellular mediated immunity :?:

phagocytes actually rely in the abundance of lysosome to lyse pathogens

cells also use lysosome to degrade and overhaul their organelles to ensure they function on its optimum level

perhaps thats what their medical functions are...

I read in a study, years back, that a healthy individual have abundant lysosomes in their cells
lack or insuficient nutrient intake that supports production of this organelle and its content leads to susceptibility of an organism to deseases

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