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The nature of the lysosome, its origin, its development, and its place in the economy of the cell have all been receiving great attention for the last decade since de Duve postulated on a biochemical basis that such bodies exist in cells. The symposium honoring de Duve, which this volume records for us, was devoted to some of these problems; it was attended by many of the acknowledged authorities in this field.
The concept of the lysosome, both as a biochemical activity and a morphological entity, is lucidly dealt with by de Duve himself. Novikoff contributes a paper in which
Lysosomes. A CIBA Foundation Symposium.. Ann Intern Med. ;61:822. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-4-822_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(4):822.
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