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Non-halogen based xenobiotics are converted into _________

(a) Catechol

(b) Sulphur

(c) Acrylamide

(d) Acid

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Right option is (a) Catechol

Easiest explanation: Non-halogen based xenobiotics compounds are converted into catechol as a result of degradation by microorganisms but are not converted into Sulphur, Acrylamide which is carcinogenic or Acid.

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