D2O is known as heavy water which acts as a moderator (slows down the rate of reaction). Due to this property, it cannot be used for drinking purpose because it slows down
(i) catabolic reaction and
(ii) anabolic reaction
That takes place in the body which leads to casualty.Answered by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago
What do you understand by the terms :
(i) Hydrogen economy
(iv) Water-gas shift reaction
(v) Fuel cell?
How does H2 O2 behave as a bleaching agent?
Do you expect different products in solution when aluminium (III) chloride and potassium chloride treated separately with
(i) alkaline water
(ii) acidified water, and
(iii) normal water. Write equations wherever necessary.
What do you expect the nature of hydrides is, if formed by elements of atomic numbers 15, 19, 23 and 44 with dihydrogen? Compare their behaviour with water.
How can saline hydrides remove traces of water from organic compounds?