# GATE2012-34

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

$Assertion:$ The production of secondary metabolites in plant cell cultures is enhanced by the addition of elicitors.

$Reason:$ Elicitors induce the expression of enzymes responsible for the biosynthesis of secondary metabolites.

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