Decomposition of human body involves two processes : autolysis and putrefaction. Autolysis Autolysis is Self-digestion of tissues. Soon after death, cell membranes become permeable and breakdown, with release of cytoplasm containing enzymes. Lysosomes and their digestive enzymes (mainly hydrolases) are released from the cells. The proteolytic, glycolytic and lipolytic action… Continue Reading Decomposition of human body