Q. The “cisplatin and taxol” drugs are used in the therapy of which of the following?

[A] Cancer


[C] Fertility

[D] Blood transfusion

Answer: A

Explanation: Chemistry provides methods for the isolation of life saving drugs from natural sources and makes possible synthesis of such drugs.

  • Some of these drugs are cisplatin and taxol, which are effective in cancer therapy.
  • The drug AZT (Azidothymidine) is used for helping AIDS patients.

Source: Science NCERT