Match the following list of microbes and their importance:

(a)

Sacharomyces

(i)

Production of

immunosuppressive agents

(b)

Monascus purpureus

(ii)

Ripening of Swiss cheese

(c)

Trichoderma polysporum

(iii)

Commercial production of ethanol

(d)

Propionibacterium sharmanii

(iv)

Production of blood-cholesterol lowering agents

 

(a)       (b)        (c)        (d)

  • Option 1)

    (iv)   (iii)   (ii)     (i)

  • Option 2)

    (iv)   (ii)     (i)      (iii)

  • Option 3)

    (iii)   (i)      (iv)    (ii)

     

  • Option 4)

    (iii)      (iv)      (i)     (ii)

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in

Microbes in household products -Roquefort cheese -

The ‘Roquefort cheese’ are ripened by growing a specific fungi on them, which gives them a particular flavour.

-

 

 

Microbes used in Fermented Beverages -

Microbes especially yeasts have been used for the production of beverages like wine, beer, whisky, brandy or rum.

- wherein

For this purpose the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, is used for fermenting malted cereals and fruit juices, to produce ethanol.

 

 

cyclosporin A, -

A bioactive molecule, produced by the fungus Trichoderma polysporum

- wherein

is used as an immunosuppressive agent in organ-transplant patients

 

 


Option 1)

(iv)   (iii)   (ii)     (i)

This solution is incorrect 

Option 2)

(iv)   (ii)     (i)      (iii)

This solution is incorrect 

Option 3)

(iii)   (i)      (iv)    (ii)

 

This solution is incorrect 

Option 4)

(iii)      (iv)      (i)     (ii)

This solution is correct 

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