Which of the following is a major constituent of DNA and RNA?

Category: QuestionsWhich of the following is a major constituent of DNA and RNA?
Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 months ago

Which of the following is a major constituent of DNA and RNA?
 
(a) Calcium
 
(b) Cobalt
 
(c) Selenium
 
(d) Phosphorous
 
I have been asked this question by my college professor while I was bunking the class.
 
Question is from Ecosystem topic in portion Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 months ago

Correct choice is (d) Phosphorous
 
For explanation: The phosphorous is one of the following is a major constituent of nucleic acids, biological membranes, and cellular energy transfer systems. It is the second most abundant mineral of the human body and constitutes 1 % of the total body weight.