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DMD is a genetic disease that affects both male and female children.

The treatment for DMD involves the use of a food additive called beta-glucan.

The beta-glucan used in the treatment is produced by the N-163 strain of the yeast Aureobasidium pullulans.

The clinical study conducted on children with DMD showed significant improvement in muscle strength.

How many statements given above are correct?

(a) Only one statement

(b) Only two statements

(c) Only three statements

(d) All four statements

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Answer:(c) Only three statements

Explanation: Statement 1 is incorrect as DMD primarily affects male children. Statement 2 is correct as the treatment involves the use of beta-glucan. Statement 3 is correct as the beta-glucan is produced by the N-163 strain of Aureobasidium pullulans. Statement 4 is correct, as it lead to improvement in muscle strength.