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Lysozyme that is present in saliva and tears destroys:

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Certain fungi
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Certain types of bacteria
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All viruses
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Most virus infected cells
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The correct option is B Certain types of bacteria

Lysozyme is an enzyme that breaks down bacterial cell walls and provides protection against bacterial invasion in the skin, mucus membrane and many body fluids. It is found in tears, sweat and saliva.


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