Given below is the diagrammatic representation of one of the categories of small molecular weight organic compounds in the living tissues. Identify the category shown and the one blank component "X" in it.

 

Category             Component

  • Option 1)

        Cholesterol         Guanin

  • Option 2)

    Amino acid         NH2

  • Option 3)

    Nucleotide        Adenine

  • Option 4)

    Nucleoside        Uracil

 

Answers (1)

Nucleoside is made up of ribose sugar and nitrogenous base only. Uracil forms nucleoside with only ribose sugar. So, the option with category nucleoside component uracil is correct.


Option 1)

    Cholesterol         Guanin

Incorrect option

Option 2)

Amino acid         NH2

Incorrect option

Option 3)

Nucleotide        Adenine

Incorrect option

Option 4)

Nucleoside        Uracil

Correct option

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