Hydrogen Bonding

“Oxygen is more electro negative than hydrogen, this fact is so important that if it were not to be true, all living organisms, you and I included would not have existed. Life as we know would not have been possible.”

water polarity

In a certain volume of water there are millions and millions of such molecules. They co-exist in a certain pattern. The negative part of one molecule will be closer to the positive part of another. This electrostatic attraction is termed “Hydrogen bonding”.

The electrostatic attraction between a hydrogen bonded to an electronegative atom and another electronegative atom

Features of Hydrogen Bonding

Hydrogen Bonding and Boiling points - association - DNA - Proteins - acid strength
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