Asked • 07/18/19

Do lysosomes play any role in cell division?

My biology textbook includes a point that lysosomes stimulates cell division without further elaborating. But studying it, I felt eerie about this function of lysosome. Then, I checked on the internet; found nothing relating cell division to lysosomes.Maybe, autophagy of lysosomes can play a role in this regard. Killing cells and thus 'stimulating' cell division. But this reasoning doesn't seem plausible as autophagy doesn't occur without extreme conditions.Nothing else is coming into my mind.So, is this point included in my book wrong or right?

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