Question
Assertion

The nuclear envelope acts as an interface between the genetic component of the cell and the cytoplasm.

Reason

It thus protects DNA against the mutagenic effect of cytoplasmic enzyme.

A

Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion.

B

Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion.

C

Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect.

D

Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect.

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Solution

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Correct option is
A

Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion.

The nuclear envelope acts as an interface between the genetic component of the cell and the cytoplasm. It protects DNA against mutagenic effect of cytoplasmic enzyme. Thus, it acts as a protective layer.
So, the correct answer is option A.

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