Crystals of Bt toxin produced by some bacteria do not kill the bacteria themselves because −
Question:

Crystals of Bt toxin produced by some bacteria do not kill the bacteria themselves because −

(a) bacteria are resistant to the toxin

(b) toxin is immature:

(c) toxin is inactive:

(d) bacteria encloses toxin in a special sac.

Solution:

toxin is inactive:

In bacteria, the toxin is present in an inactive form, called prototoxin, which gets converted into active form when it enters the body of an insect.

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