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In marine ecosystems, xenobiotic can easily penetrate into the membrane.

(a) True

(b) False

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My question is from Microalgal Culture in section Biotechnological Approaches of Microalgal Culture of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right choice is (a) True

Easiest explanation: Xenobiotic are lipophilic hence, can dissolve into the lipid membranes of the cells hence, penetrating into the membranes by diffusion. These can be transported through blood with the help of lipoproteins.

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