NEET Botany Biological Classification Questions Solved

NEET - 2008

Modern detergents contain enzyme preparations of

(1) acidophiles

(2) alkaliphiles

(3) thermoacidophiles

(4) thermophiles

Audio Explanation:

(2) Detergents represent the largest industrial application of enzymes amounting to 25–30º% of total sales of enzyme. The enzymes used in detergents must be cost effective, safe to use, and be able to perform the task in the presence of anionic and non-ionic detergents, soaps, oxidants etc, at pH between 8–10.5%. The chief enzymes used are proteases, α -amylase and sometimes cellulase.

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