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- Statins used as blood cholesterol lowering agents is produced by which microbe?
. Statins used as blood cholesterol lowering agents is produced by which microbe?
Ans.(d)Statin acts as competitively inhibiting the enzyme responsible for synthesis of cholesterol. Cholesterol is carried in the blood in the form of lipoproteins. If there are increased level of these lipoproteins they are deposited in the arterial wall causing their thickening and resulting their blockage (artherosclerosis).