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(i) Which vitamin

Answer :

(i) vitamin D deficiency causes rickets.


(ii) Uracil is the base that is found in nucleotide of RNA only. The structure of nucleotide of RNA is given below:



(ii) Glucose on reaction with acetic acid gives glucose pentacetate.


This confirms that glucose contains five –OH groups.


We know that the presence of two or more OH group on the same carbon atom makes the molecule unstable.


Now since the glucose is a stable compound, therefore the five –OH groups must be present on the different carbon atoms.


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