NEET Chemistry Chemistry in Everyday Life Questions Solved


 (i) Give two examples of macromolecules that are chosen as drug targets.                (3 marks)

 (ii) What are antiseptics ? Give an example.

(iii) Why is use of aspartame limited to cold foods and soft drinks ?

 (i) Carbohydrates and proteins.


 (ii) Antiseptics : These are chemical substances which prevent the growth of micro-organisms

      and may even kill them and safe to be applied on living tissues.

      Example : Furacin, soframycin etc.


(iii) Because it decomposes at baking or cooking temperature.

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