+1 vote
in Environmental Biotechnology by (64.7k points)
Which of the nutrient mixture is most suitable for almost all algae?

(a) Membrane permeability rate

(b) Walne medium

(c) MacConkey agar

(d) M9 medium

The question was posed to me in unit test.

My question is taken from Microalgal Culture topic in chapter Biotechnological Approaches of Microalgal Culture of Environmental Biotechnology

1 Answer

+2 votes
by (736k points)
selected by
Best answer
Right option is (b) Walne medium

To explain: Membrane permeability rate is the factor that influence the uptake of toxicants during bio accumulation, whereas, MacConkey agar and M9 medium are various nutrient media for growing various organisms or bacteria. Walne medium is most suitable for almost all algae, it is basically a nutrient mixture for promoting algal growth.

Related questions

We welcome you to Carrieradda QnA with open heart. Our small community of enthusiastic learners are very helpful and supportive. Here on this platform you can ask questions and receive answers from other members of the community. We also monitor posted questions and answers periodically to maintain the quality and integrity of the platform. Hope you will join our beautiful community