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(i) Which vitamin
(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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