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Which of the following produces citric acid(1) Lactobacillus acidophilus(2) Aspergillus niger(3) Mucor (4) both (3) and (4)

Which of the following produces citric acid(1) Lactobacillus acidophilus(2) Aspergillus niger(3) Mucor (4) both (3) and (4)

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Simran Vinaik
askIITians Faculty 1230 Points
4 years ago
Citric acid is produced by various microorganisms such as Aspergillus niger, Penicillium restrictum, Trichoderma viride, Mucor piriformis, A. awamori. A. niger is one of the most commonly used source for citric acid production so ans is 4)

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