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Kappa particles are:

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Protozoans parasite whose multiplication is controlled by host metabolites
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Viral particles capable of self perpetuation in host cytoplasm
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Endosymbiont representing Gram negative bacteria species
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Sub-microscopic granules containing DNA
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Solution

The correct option is D Sub-microscopic granules containing DNA
Kappa particles are self-replicating cytoplasmic bodies containing DNA. They are present in Paramecium and associated with the production of poisonous substance used for self defense. It shows cytoplasmic inheritance.

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