# GATE2013-28

Determine the correctness or otherwise of the following $\text{Assertion (a)}$ and $\text{Reason (r)}.$

$\text{Assertion:}$ Immobilization of plant cells can enhance secondary metabolite production during bioreactor cultivation.

$\text{Reason:}$ Immobilization protects the plant cells from shear forces in the bioreactor

1. Both $(a)$ and $(r)$ are true and $(r)$ is the correct reason for $(a)$
2. Both $(a)$ and $(r)$ are true but $(r)$ is not the correct reason for $(a)$
3. $(a)$ is true but $(r)$ is false
4. $(a)$ is false but $(r)$ is true

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