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Which one of the following organisms may respire in the absence of oxygen?


A
Azotobacter
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B
Clostridium
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C
Rhizobium
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D
Lactobacillus
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Solution

The correct option is B Clostridium

Obligate anaerobic beings are those that cannot survive when oxygen is present. Some fungi, some bacteria (like the agent of botulism -Clostridium botulinum, and the agent of tetanus- Clostridium tetani) and some protozoans are examples of obligate anaerobes.


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