Question

Which of the following is not a function of ribosome?

A

It helps in the manufacture of protein molecules

B

It helps in manufacture of enzymes

C

It helps in manufacture of starch molecules

D

None of these

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Solution

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Correct option is C)

  • Ribosomes are involved in protein synthesis. Enzymes are also proteins. Hence, ribosomes also make enzymes. But it is not involved in the manufacture of starch. 
  • Glucose which is produced during the dark reaction of the photosynthesis is stored in form of starch in the vacuoles in the mesophyll cells.

So, the correct answer is option C.

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