Plant chemical defences against pathogens

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1. What property DON'T phenols have?

  • They're nitrogen-containing compounds
  • They're anitbacterial and antifungal
  • They bind to salivary proteins and digestive enzymes
  • They contain tannins found in bark
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2. Which of these is NOT an example of a hydrolytic enzyme?

  • Glucanases
  • Lysozymes
  • Lysosomes
  • Chitinases

3. Which of these is NOT an example of an alkaloid?

  • Cocaine
  • Tobacco
  • Caffeine
  • Nictotine

4. Where are hydrolytic enzymes found?

  • In the cellulose cell wall
  • In the spaces between cells
  • In the plasma membrane
  • In the nucleus

5. What properties do terpenoids have against pathogens?

  • They act upon molecules in the plasma membrane
  • They bind to salivary proteins and digestive enzymes
  • Antibacterial and antifungal
  • They act on a variety of metabolic reactions

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