CBSE Class 12-science Answered
State any three properties of antibiotics.
Properties of antibiotics:
(i) It should not kill the useful microbial flora found in the alimentary canal of man.
(ii) It should not cause any harmful side-effects in the host.
(iii) It should have quick action and should be broad spectrum, i.e., must have the ability to act on various pathogenic microorganisms which differ from each other in their structure and composition of cell wall.