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Which of the following organisms can be found in extreme saline conditions?
1. Cyanobacteria
2. Eubacteria
3. Mycobacteria
4. Archaebacteria

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Archaebacteria

The correct answer is Archaebacteria.


Archaebacteria -

  • These bacteria can live in hot springs, excessive saline water, etc.
  • These contain acyclic and oxidation and produce methane.
  • They are also found in the intestines of animals.

Cyanobacteria -

  • These are a type of unicellular bacteria, which can produce energy for themselves by the synthesis of sunlight.

Eubacteria -

  • This bacterium is a unicellular organism. Its size is only up to a few millimeters.
  • These are acentric, with cell-wall, unicellular simple organisms that are often found everywhere.

Mycobacteria -

  • It is a dangerous bacterium that affects the lungs of mammalian organisms.
  • Tuberculosis is spread by micro-bacteria.
  • It was first discovered in 1882 by Robert Koch.
  • The outer membrane of mycobacteria consists of a two-layer lipid.

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