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2. What are defensive proteins?

  • Small cysteine rich proteins
  • A range of essential oils
  • Nitrogen-containing compounds
  • Tannins found in bark

3. What do defensive proteins do?

  • Contain essential oils
  • They break down bacterial cells
  • They inhibit the action of channel proteins
  • They bind to salivary proteins and digestive enzymes

4. Which of these is NOT an example of a hydrolytic enzyme?

  • Lysozymes
  • Chitinases
  • Lysosomes
  • Glucanases

5. What do alkaloids do?

  • They inhibit or activate enzyme action
  • Contain essential oils
  • They bind to salivary proteins and digestive enzymes
  • They affect molecules in the plasma membrane

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