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Difference between biological and industrial examples?

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:56 pm
by Kimberly Bauer 4E
What is the main difference between biological and industrial examples of coordination compounds and can you give an example of each?

Re: Difference between biological and industrial examples?

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:47 pm
by Aadil Rehan 1D
Biological: used in living beings - animal cells, plant cells, and the like. Think hemoglobin, or vitamin B12.
Industrial: used in factories or by companies in marketed products. I think bismuth subsalicylate, or Pepto-Bismol, is an example of this.

Re: Difference between biological and industrial examples?

Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:36 pm
by Doreen Liu 4D
Biological examples would be the body's natural response while industrial examples could be pharmaceuticals.

Re: Difference between biological and industrial examples?

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:43 pm
by Claire Stoecklein 1E
For biological and industrial examples, do we have to know the formula and the structure given the name?