Biology
rachelle1226
2020-04-28 19:59:00
What is found in nucleic acids but not proteins
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halie121
2020-04-29 02:11:53

The only element that is not found in any of the 20 essential amino acids but is found in nucleic acids is Phosphorus. It is found in the "Sugar-Phosphate backbone" of nucleic acid but is not found in any of the essential amino acids. Many proteins interact with phosphate groups but they do not make up the protein.

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