Asked • 07/10/19

How are lysosome membranes protected from the attack of hydrolases?

Lysosomes are a bit like the *suicidal bags* of cells. They help to clean cells, have an acidic pH and contain a large number of hydrolyzing enzymes. But why don't these hydrolyzing enzymes attack and destroy lysosomes' membranes?

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