Very Short Answer Question What is the microbial source of enzyme Invertase? - Biology

One Line Answer

What is the microbial source of enzyme Invertase?



The microbial source of enzyme Invertase is Saccharomyces cerevisiae

  Is there an error in this question or solution?
Chapter 11: Enhancement of Food Production - Exercises [Page 270]


Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 11 Enhancement of Food Production
Exercises | Q 2.4 | Page 270

Video TutorialsVIEW ALL [1]


Why are the fruit juices bought from market clearer as compared to those made at home?

In which way have microbes played a major role in controlling diseases caused by harmful bacteria?

Find out the name of the microbes from which Cyclosporin A (an immunosuppressive drug) and Statins (blood cholesterol lowering agents) are obtained

Expand DDT

From which microbial sources can pectinase be obtained?

Give the biological name of the following:

The mould from which penicillin is obtained.

State the medicinal value and the bioactive molecules produced by Monascus purpureus.

Answer the following question based on Meselson and Stahl's experiment on E. coli :

Write the name of the chemical substance used as the only source of nitrogen in the experiment.

Antibiotic Chloromycetin is obtained from ______.

Most commonly used substrate for industrial production of beer is ___________.

Ethanol is commercially produced through a particular species of ______.

Write in brief about the Biogas production process.

Match the column A with B and rewrite correct pairs.

  A   B
1. citric acid a) in medicine for solubility of Ca++
2. fumaric acid b) confectionary
3. gluconic acid c) in resins as wetting agents

The most common substrate used in distilleries for the production of ethanol is _______.

Cyclosporin - A is an immunosuppressive drug produced from ____________.

CO2 is not released during ________.

The gases produced in anaerobic sludge digesters are _______.

Give any two bioactive molecules produced by microbes and state their uses.

Define the following term


Define the following term


Define the following terms


When does antibiotic resistance develop?

What is referred to as industrial alcohol? Briefly describe its preparation.

Write short notes on the following:

Microbial fuel cells

Which of the following is a good producer of citric acid?

What is the role of acidogenic bacteria in biogas plant?

From the following identify the WRONG statements.

i. All enzymes are composed of proteins.

ii. All proteins are enzymes.

iii. Some hormones are proteins.

iv. Some nucleic acid also acts as enzymes.

v. All enzymes are inorganic in nature.

vi. Enzymes are biocatalysts.

Match Column I (Antibiotic) with Column II (Microbial Sources) and select the correct option.

  Column I   Column II
i. Chloromycetin a. Streptomyces erytreus
ii. Erythromycin b. Streptomyces venezuelae
iii. Bacitracin c. Streptomyces aureofaciens
iv. Terramycin d. bacillus licheniformis

Study the following statements and select the correct option.

i. Pseudomonas denitrificans can synthesize Vitamin B12.

ii. The microbes Neurospora gossypii and Eremothecium ashbyi produce Vitamin B2.

iii. Vitamin C can be synthesized by the microbe Rhizopus arrhizus.

Match Column I (Product) and Column II (Source organisms/Organisms used in production) and choose the correct option.

  Column I   Column II
i. Vitamin C a. S. cerevisiae
ii. Beer b. A. niger
iii. Chloromycetin c. Sclerotiana libertine
iv. Pectinase d. S. venezuelae

Which of the following microbe is used for producing Vitamin B12 on industrial scale?

Dr. Alexander Fleming discovered antibiotics when he was working with the bacterium ______

In alcoholic fermentation:

Anaerobic respiration of yeast produces:

Which raw material is used in the fermentation processes of making beer?

Brandy is generally a product of:

Which one of the following processes involved in alcohol production is NOT involved in wine production?

Which of the following is used in detergents?  

Antibiotics are -

Match List - I with List - II.

List I List II
(a) Aspergillus niger (i) Acetic Acid
(b) Acetobacter aceti (ii) Lactic Acid
(c) Clostridium butylicum (iii) Citric Acid
(d) Lactobacillus (iv) Butyric Acid

Choose the correct answer from the options given below.

Give any two microbes that are useful in biotechnology.

Name any two industrially important enzymes.

How was penicillin discovered?

Match the antibiotics in column I with their microbial sources in column II:

Column I Column II
(a) Chloromycetin (1) Streptomyces griseus
(b) Erythromycin (2) Streptomyces aurifaciens
(c) Streptomycin (3) Streptomyces venezuelae
(d) Terramycin (4) Streptomyces erythreus

State the most important contribution of the following microbes for human welfare:

Monascus purpureus

State the most important contribution of the following microbes for human welfare:

Trichoderma Polysporum

Identify the enzyme ‘A’ in a given reaction.

\[\ce{Fumaric acid + H2O ->['A']Malate}\]

Gluconic acid is manufactured with the help of ______. 

Write the microbial source of following organic acid.

Citric acid

Write the microbial source of following organic acid:

Fumaric acid

Write the microbial source of following organic acid:

Acetic acid

Name the microbial sources of any two vitamins.


      Forgot password?
Use app×