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Cellular and Molecular Biology: Cells Classification

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A scientist encounters an unknown culture of cells in a laboratory. The only tools available to the scientist to determine the type of cell (animal, prokaryotic, fungal, plant, etc.) are enzymes that degrade specific elements of the extracellular matrix of cells of particular types.

Which of the following data would indicate that the unknown cells were from an animal source?

A

The cells are disrupted by application of collagenase.

B

The cells are disrupted by application of lysozyme.

C

The cells are disrupted by application of cellulase.

D

The cells are disrupted by application of lipase.