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What organelle digests molecules old organelles and foreign substances?
The lysosomes in a cell contain digestive enzyme that breaks down food, waste products, and pathogens. They can breakdown macromolecules like proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates. They also break down old organelles and unneeded cell parts. When a cell takes in bacteria, viruses, or other pathogens, lysosomes break them down.
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Which organelle has enzymes are used to digest food other molecules and old worn out cell parts of the cell?
Probably lysosomes fuse and digest most organelles.
Lysosomes are the organelles that digests food molecules and wastes inside the cell. Lysosomes also digests cell parts and foreign invaders.
Lysosomes. They are found only in animal cells.
This organelle is the lysosome.
Lysosmes are responsible for that. They contain digestive enzymes