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Name Any Two Species of Fungus, Which Are Used in the Production of the Antibiotics - Biology

Name any two species of fungus, which are used in the production of the antibiotics.

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Solution

Antibiotics are medicines that are produced by certain micro-organisms to kill other disease-causing micro-organisms. These medicines are commonly obtained from bacteria and fungi.

The species of fungus used in the production of antibiotics are:

Antibiotic Fungus source
Penicillin Penicillium notatum
Cephalosporin Cephalosporium acremonium
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NCERT Class 12 Biology Textbook
Chapter 10 Microbes in Human Welfare
Q 6 | Page 189
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