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Match Column-I with Column-II and select the correct option using the codes given below:

Column I

Column II

a. Citric acid

(i) Trichoderma

b. Cyclosporin A

(ii) Clostridium

c. Statins

(iii) Apsergillus

d. Butyric acid

(iv) Monascus


a    b    c    d

  • Option 1)

    (iii)    (i)    (ii)    (iv)

  • Option 2)

    (iii)    (i)    (iv)    (ii)

  • Option 3)

    (i)    (iv)    (ii)    (iii)

  • Option 4)

    (iii)    (iv)    (i)    (ii)


Answers (1)


NoneAs we learnt

Lipases -

Microbes are also used for production of enzymes

- wherein

Lipases are used in detergent formulations and are helpful in removing oily stains from the laundry.



cyclosporin A, -

A bioactive molecule, produced by the fungus Trichoderma polysporum

- wherein

is used as an immunosuppressive agent in organ-transplant patients



Statins -

Statins produced by the yeast Monascus purpureus

- wherein

used as blood-cholesterol lowering agents. It acts by competitively inhibiting the enzyme responsible for synthesis of cholesterol.



Clostridium butylicum - Lipase - removal of oil stains,  Trichoderma polysporum - Cyclosporin A - Immunosuppressive drug, Monascus purpureus - Statins - lowering of blood cholesterol, Streptococcus - Streptokinase - removal of clot from blood vessel


Option 1)

(iii)    (i)    (ii)    (iv)

This is incorrect answer

Option 2)

(iii)    (i)    (iv)    (ii)

This is correct answer

Option 3)

(i)    (iv)    (ii)    (iii)

This is incorrect answer

Option 4)

(iii)    (iv)    (i)    (ii)

This is incorrect answer

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