Which one of the following is a major constituent of biological membranes, nucleic acids, and cellular energy transfer systems?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 weeks ago

Which one of the following is a major constituent of biological membranes, nucleic acids, and cellular energy transfer systems?
 
(a) Potassium
 
(b) Phosphorous
 
(c) Selenium
 
(d) Cobalt
 
The question was posed to me in exam.
 
I want to ask this question from Ecosystem in portion Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 weeks ago

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