BotanyThe S strain of Pneumococcus produces smooth shiny colonies because they:

The S strain of Pneumococcus produces smooth shiny colonies because they:

  1. A

    Have Mucous coat

  2. B

    Have Proteinaceous coat

  3. C

    Form endospore

  4. D

    Have lipid coat

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    Solution:

    When Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) bacteria are grown on a culture plate, some produce smooth shiny colonies (S) while others produce rough colonies (R). This is because the S strain bacteria have a mucous (polysaccharide) coat, while R strain does not.

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