Q. 125.0( 3 Votes )

Antibiotics are produced by bacteria and fungi.

Answer :

The given statement is True

Organisms produce antibiotics to compete for a particular niche and to survive. For example, Ascomycetes (Penicillium) produces penicillin. Penicillin kills bacteria by interfering with the enzyme that links sugar chains in the cell wall. Plant and fungi have different cell wall structures.


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