Asked by pritam | 14th Oct, 2009, 10:35: PM

Expert Answer:

Peroxisomes are small cell organelles containing powerful oxidative enzymes. They are rounded in shape and are covered by a single membrane. They are important to carry out detoxification of toxic substances in liver and kidney cells. (Leaf peroxisomes are important in photorespiration)

Answered by  | 15th Oct, 2009, 07:11: AM

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