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Class 10 Class 12

Read the following statement having two blanks (1 and 2). 
A drug used for ..... (1) ...... patients is obtained from a species of the organism ....... (2).....The one correct option for the two blanks is.

  • Blank – 1
    Blank – 2
    Heart
    Penicillium
  • Blank – 1

    Blank – 2

    Organ - transplant

    Trichoderma
  • Blank – 1

    Blank – 2

    Swine flu

    Monascus
  • Blank – 1

    Blank – 2

    AIDS

    Pseudomonas

B.

Blank – 1

Blank – 2

Organ - transplant

Trichoderma

A bioactive molecule, cyclosprin A , that is used as an immunosuppressive agent in organ - transparent patients is produced by the fungus -Trichoderma polysporus

A bioactive molecule, cyclosprin A , that is used as an immunosuppressive agent in organ - transparent patients is produced by the fungus -Trichoderma polysporus


Name one micro-organism which is used in bakery.

Yeast .

Give the source of invertase enzyme (sucrase).

Saccharomyces cerevisiae 

What is brewing ?

Brewing is a complex fermentation process, which involves the production of malt beverages such as beer, ale and stout. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is used for the process of fermentation.

What is the difference between rum and whisky ?

Rum is obtained by the fermention of  sugarcane juice or molasses. It is fermented for a shorter period of time
while
whisky is obtained by fermentation of grains like wheat, corn,barley and rye. The fementation is done for a longer period of time.

Which bacterium is responsible for the formation of curd from milk?

Lactobacillus  (Lactic acid bacteria).