Write the importance of phosphorus in living organisms.
Phosphorous plays the following important roles in living organisms:
- It is one of the major structural components of DNA and RNA.
- The energy currency of the cell called ATP contains three phosphorus atoms.
- It combines with calcium to produce calcium phosphate, which is the main component of bones.
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