Nitrogen atoms are part of the structure of some organic molecules, such as all amino acids and some modified carbohydrates. What other organic molecules contain nitrogen?

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Apr 6, 2018



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A. nucleotides
B. fatty acids
C. starch
D. cellulose

Explanation: All nucleotides are made up of three component compounds:
a 5-carbon sugar (ribose or deoxyribose),
a phosphate group, and
a nitrogenous base.
The nitrogenous bases are a group of compounds with a complex one- or two-ring structure made up of carbon and nitrogen atoms in single and double bond combinations.