Question

Proteins is made up of

A

Carbon, hydrogen, chlorine, sulphur

B

Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen

C

Carbon, manganese, phosphorus, nitrogen

D

Carbon, iodine, oxygen and inorganic phosphate

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Updated on : 2022-09-05
Solution
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Correct option is B)

  • Proteins are biological macromolecules made up of amino acids. Amino acids are made up of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen. 
  • Nitrogen is present as an amino group attached to -carbon atom in amino acids.
  • There is sulphur in the side chains of few amino acids like methionine and cysteine.

So, the correct answer is option B.

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