Where are the endospores in a cell?

What is the function?

Where are the endospores?

Endospores are part of a bacterium that helps support the life of the cell. When bacteria enter a extreme environment, the endospores act as a preserver for the bacteria.

What is the function?

The function of the endospores is to preserve the life of the cell and it's genetics. Without endospores, bacteria in stressful environments would be unprepared and die. They could not handle the stress that comes with the harsh environments, without endospores.