Microbody is a small organelle covered by one layer of membrane. The size is similar with lysosome’s size. The example of micro body are peroxisome and glyoxisome.
- Perixisome function in lipid metabolism into carbohydrate. In animal, peroxisome is saved in liver and kidney, whereas in plant, it can be found in various types of cell.
- Glyoxisome is found mostly in plant tissues containing lipid. It consist of an enzyme that can convert lipid in to sugar.