What elements are present in the amino acids that were not present in carbohydrates?

1 Answer
Sep 15, 2017

Nitrogen is the major atom that is present in amino acids that are not present in carbohydrates.


The meaning of the word amino is a functional group that contains nitrogen. The amino group is

# - NH_2# the amino group can bond with one time with the acid group of the amino acid.

# -CO_2H# The acid group has Carbon, Oxygen and Hydrogen.