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liz_08 liz_08
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Why are some xenobiotics biodegraded slower than crude oil and petroleum products?
A) Xenobiotics were designed to inhibit microbial growth.
B) Some xenobiotics are novel compounds that differ from naturally occurring chemicals, thus microorganisms have not yet evolved to effectively degrade them.
C) Only cometabolic microbial processes degrade xenobiotics.
D) Chlorinated compounds are so toxic that biodegradation is not possible.
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