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Teichoic acid is present in

a)

Cell wall of Gram positive bacteria

b)

Cell wall of Gram negative bacteria

c)

Capsid of virus

d)

Protoplasm of mycoplasma


Question ID - 36 :-

Teichoic acid is present in

a)

Cell wall of Gram positive bacteria

b)

Cell wall of Gram negative bacteria

c)

Capsid of virus

d)

Protoplasm of mycoplasma

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

Teichoic acid is present in cell wall of Gram positive bacteria. It is acidic polymer consisting of carbohydrate, phosphate and an alcohol. It binds metals, acting as receptor sites for some viruses and maintaining cells at low pH to prevent degradation of cell walls by self-produced enzymes.



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