Number of hydrolases per lumen or matrix of lysosome

Range ~50 Hydrolases/lysosome
Organism Mammals
Reference Editor: Dr. Robert A. Meyers, Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, James Fred Dice, Biogenesis, Structure and Function of Lysosomes, p.620 left column 2nd paragraph
Comments The lumen or matrix of the lysosome contains approximately 50 hydrolases most of which are optimally active at acidic pH.
Entered by Uri M
ID 107484