NEET Chemistry Chemistry in Everyday Life Questions Solved


 (i) Name the sweetening agent used in the preparation of sweets for a diabetic patient.  (3 marks)

 (ii) What are antibiotics ? Give an example.

(iii) Give two examples of macromolecules that are chosen as drug targets.

 (i) Saccharin is used for a diabetic patient for preparation of sweets.


 (ii) Antibiotics : Those chemical substances which are produced completely or partially by

      chemical synthesis in low concentration and either kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms

      by intervening in their metabolic processes, are known as antibiotics.

      Examples :

      Tetracycline  Bacteriostatic antibiotics,

      Penicillin  Bactericidal antibiotics


(iii) Carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acid etc.

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