Aug '11
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  • Q:

    The colon of the gastrointestinal system houses large amounts of enteric (or intestinal) bacteria. These bacteria serve a protective role in the body through amplification of the immune system and preventing foreign bacteria from populating the region. Given the environment within the colon, which of the following would not be a common feature seen in the bacteria?

     

    A

    Production of lactate

    B

    Glycolytic enzymes

    C

    Inactive ETC proteins in facultative anaerobes

    D

    All of the above would be found




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