What is Lysosomes?

Lysosomes are small membrane-bound organelles found in the cytoplasm of Eukaryotic cells.

These enclose tissue dissolving or hydrolytic enzymes.

These are after described as suicide bags because if by chance the lysosome gets ruptured the dissolved the cell in which these have got ruptured.

Who discovered Lysosome?

Lysosomes were first seen in 1949 by Christian de-Duve and were named lysosomes in 1955.

Structure of Lysosome -

Structurally lysosomes are rounded or spherical spaces averaging From 0.4 to  0.8.