Q. 84.5( 2 Votes )

What roles do enzymes play in detergents that we use for washing clothes? Are these enzymes produced from some unique microorganisms?

Answer :

Enzymes like lipase and proteases are enzymes which plays an important role in detergents. They are added in detergent formulations to clean and remove oily stains from the clothes.

The source of these enzymes is produced from Xanthomonas for protease and Pseudomonas for lipases.


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