What are the differences between primary and secondary lysosomes?
Posted November 30, 2022
|Primary Lysosomes||Secondary Lysosomes|
|Primary lysosomes are membrane-bound organelles containing acid hydrolase enzymes, and bud from the Golgi apparatus||Secondary lysosomes are formed by the fusion of a primary lysosome and an endosome|
|Smaller in size||Larger in size|
|Do not go through digestion||Go through digestion|
|Have inactive digestive enzymes in the form of granules||Have functioning digestive enzymes|
|Are unable to dispose their content to the outside of the cell||Can dispose their content to the outsite of the cell|