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In anaerobic conditions, the biopolymers cannot be degraded by which of the following process?

(a) Depolymerisation

(b) Fermentation

(c) Reduction of fatty acid

(d) Biogas formation

The question was posed to me in an online interview.

My doubt stems from Anaerobic Bacterial Degradation of Biopolymers in chapter Biodegradation of Organic Pollutants of Environmental Biotechnology

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The correct answer is (c) Reduction of fatty acid

The best I can explain: In anaerobic conditions, the biopolymers are usually degraded by the following process like depolymerisation, Fermentation, oxidation of fatty acids i.e. acetogenesis and finally Biogas formation.

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