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    --- deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
    ===dibromonoethic acid (???)

    1. does the compound with the question mark make any sense to anyone?

    2. i)what elements are in DNA and how many of each?
    ii) if the "(???)" does exist what elements are in it and how many?

    if you can answer these i would be very greatfull


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    N C H O P are elements in DNA

    the amount fo each depends on DNA itself


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    i can understand how C H O N are in it but i dont understand why P is in it can you explain to me why it is in it please. thank you
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    Haha That's interseting, I wonder how can't you understand the exsistence of P, since you know there're C H O N already?
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    P has something to do with alignment or something. I learned it in biology P lipids line up along water.
    Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils ... - Louis Hector Berlioz
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    inorganic phosphorus in the form PO4 is used in the structural framework of DNA and RNA.
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    the backbone of dna is made of 5carbon rings, with phosphate groups
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