|Class 11 Chemistry Organic Chemistry||Introduction|
As we know, we come across different types of compounds in nature. Some are man-made. Out of them, organic compounds also form one of the categories.
They are of mainly two types
(b) Organic: Obtained from plants and animal.
Friedrich Wohler: -He gave a blow to vital force theory, as he accidently prepared organic compound in laboratory: -
Organic compound is mainly formed of Carbon. They may be called as Hydrocarbon (compound of Carbon &Hydrogen). In some compounds, Hydrogen is replaced by other elements like N, S etc. Therefore, we can define “Organic Chemistry is study of Hydrocarbon & their derivatives”.