May '13
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  • Q:

    Acid-tolerant bacteria do not have a survival advantage in the small intestine because

     

    A

    acid-tolerant bacteria are abundant in the small intestine.

    B

    the small intestine produces a special type of acid to which these bacteria are susceptible.

    C

    the small intestine targets acid-tolerant bacteria in other ways.

    D

    the small intestine is not particularly acidic.




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