Updated: Question in GATE 2012 Biotechnology (BT) Question Paper
June 15, 2012
Determine the correctness or otherwise of the following Assertion (a) and Reason (r ).
|Assertion|:|The production of secondary metabolites in plant cell cultures is enhanced by the addition of elicitors| |Reason|:|Elicitors induce the expression of enzymes responsible for the biosynthesis of secondary metabolites|
- (a) is true but (r ) is false
- (a) is false but (r ) is true
- Both (a) and (r ) are true and (r ) is the correct reason for (a)
- Both (a) and (r ) are true but (r ) is not the correct reason for (a)