What are peroxisomes?

Asked by  | 3rd Jul, 2008, 06:48: PM

Expert Answer:

Peroxisomes are small organelles present in cell. They are rounded in shape and are covered by a single membrane. They contain powerful oxidative enzymes. They are important to carry out detoxification in liver and kidney cells. Leaf peroxisomes are important in photorespiration.

Answered by  | 3rd Jul, 2008, 07:22: PM

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