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list few uses of microbes in our daily life

Asked by jackalamassery 25th January 2016, 6:51 PM
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Hi Jacob,

Uses of microbes in our daily life:

  • Bacteria are useful in curd formation.
  • Bacteria are used in cheese making.
  • Certain bacteria and fungi are used in the preparation of antibiotics.
  • Bacteria in the stomach are useful in digestion of food.  
  • Bacteria are genetically engineered to produce many human hormones that are used to treat a number of diseases.
  • Certain microorganisms are important in nitrogen fixation that is necessary for plant growth.
  • Yeast is used in bakery products.
  • Certain microorganisms are used for fermentation of food products.
  • Certain microorganisms are important and are useful for the synthesis of some vitamins in humans.
  • Microorganisms are useful for decomposition of waste materials.
Answered by Expert 25th January 2016, 6:56 PM
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