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So, first what is a lysosome? Lysosomes are special vesicles in the cells which store large amounts of acidic

material. When the cell wants to destroy something, it is sent into the lysosome. The lysosome storage disease means that the lysosome is not breaking something down correctly, and because of this it builds up inside of the lysosome. You will therefore see enlarged or burst lysosomes when you look in the microscope.

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