Why are lysosomes called suicidal bags of the cell​s

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Lysosomes are called suicidal bags of the cells because they contain hydrolytic enzymes. As lysosomes release hydrolytic enzymes, if a damaged cell is found then lysosomes undergo autolysis and released enzymes to digest those cells and ultimately the cell dies. That's why lysosomes are called suicidal bags of the cell​s.

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