NCERT Grade 12 Chemistry Chapter 16, Chemistry in Everyday Life deals with the application of Chemistry in three important and interesting areas, namely – medicines, food materials and cleansing agents. After studying this chapter, students will be able to visualise the importance of Chemistry in daily life; explain the term ‘chemotherapy’; describe the basis of classification of drugs; explain drug-target interaction of enzymes and receptors; explain how various types of drugs function in the body; know about artificial sweetening agents and food preservatives and discuss the chemistry of cleansing agents.
Classification of Drugs, Drug-Target Interaction, Enzymes as Drug Targets, Receptors as Drug Targets, Therapeutic Action of Different Classes of Drugs, Antacids, Antihistamines, Neurologically Active Drugs, Antimicrobials, Antifertility Drugs, Chemicals in Food, Artificial Sweetening Agents, Food Preservatives, Antioxidants in Food, Cleansing Agents, Soaps and Synthetic Detergents are the topics studied in this chapter. How Chemistry helps us everyday? How can we use Chemistry in the best possible way in day-to-day activities? How is Chemistry a boon for mankind? These questions can be answered through an in-depth learning of NCERT Grade 12 Chemistry Chapter 16, Chemistry in Everyday Life. NCERT Grade 12 Chemistry Chapter 16, Chemistry in Everyday Life holds a total weightage of 3 marks in the final examination
Get 100 percent accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 12 Chemistry Chapter 16 (Chemistry in Everyday life) solved by expert Chemistry teachers. We provide solutions for questions given in Class 12 Chemistry text-book as per CBSE Board guidelines from the latest NCERT book for Class 12 Chemistry. The topics and sub-topics in Chapter 16 Chemistry in Everyday life are given below.
Ex 16.1 - Drugs and their Classification
Ex 16.2 - Drug-Target Interaction
Ex 16.3 - Therapeutic Action of Different Classes of Drugs
Ex 16.4 - Chemicals in Food
Ex 16.5 - Cleansing Agents.
We cover all exercises in the chapter given below:-
Chapter 16 Exercises - 27 Questions with Solutions.
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