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Microbes and the Clothing Industry

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Using cellulase to soften stiff cotton fabrics is called

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1. Sources of indigo dye include:

2. Bioremediation is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo quickly gauge your knowledge of the use of microbes in the clothing industry. Terms you will be assessed on include bioremediation and biostoning.

Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you review:

  • Bioremediation
  • Sources of indigo dye
  • The process of biostoning
  • Uses for microbes in the clothing industry

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding microbes and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding bioremediation
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve microbe practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Microbes and the Clothing Industry. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine the uses of microbes in the clothing industry
  • Examine properties of indigo dyes
  • Identify the stages involved in genetic engineering
  • Define biostoning
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