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____________ process is the main pathway for degradation of bioorganic compounds.

(a) catabolic

(b) anabolic

(c) catalytic

(d) gluconeogenesis

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The origin of the question is Principle of Bacterial Degradation topic in section Biodegradation of Organic Pollutants of Environmental Biotechnology

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The correct choice is (a) catabolic

The explanation is: Partial mineralization or decomposition of bioorganic or organic compounds is usually performed by Lower fungi, Bacteria, Yeast and algae but Mammals are not involved in the following decomposition processes in the environment.

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