Q. 23.7( 3 Votes )

Is rubber a primary metabolite or a secondary metabolite? Write four sentences about rubber.

Answer :

Rubber is a secondary metabolite.

It is considered as a secondary metabolite, due to its unknown function in plants physiology.


Economically rubber is of great importance.


It is sticky, when obtained from the plant as exude.


It is used for synthesis of various products like tyre, eraser etc.


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