Q. 19

To isolate protoplast, one needs:
A. pectinase

B. cellulase

C. both pectinase and cellulase

D. chitinase.

Answer :

The cell wall of plants is chemically made of cellulose and pectin. In order to digest the cell wall to isolate protoplast, the cell wall digesting enzymes are used. Pectinase breaks down pectin and cellulose breaks down cellulose.

Hence, (c) is the correct option.

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