What is an example of an inorganic nutrient?
These are substances which are not carbon compounds. They include water, salt and other compounds which provide trace nutrients. We are unlikely to ingest anything as an element, except perhaps iron, which is converted to ions by the stomach acid and then absorbed. You need to be careful when describing inorganic nutrients. Whilst a biologist may refer to something like 'potassium in the diet' , if you are being accurate as a chemist you must remember that it will be a potassium compound that you ingest. (Potassium metal reacts violently with water.)
I believe they are things we need in our diet that are either simple compounds like water (H2O) or pure elements like iron.
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fats are generally called tiracylglycerides,they are prominant in many boichemistry courses,The main biological functions of triacylglycerides include energy storage, acting a…s structural components of cell membranes and participating as important signaling membranes,"fat" (triacylglycerides) can also be reacted with a base in a soaponification reaction to produce soap...though if you use lard and sodium hydroxide to make soap i wouldn't try it out in the shower,it would be a bit harsh on the skin
Nutrients that don't contain any carbon atoms, such as water (H 2 O), table salt (NaCl), and phosphoric acid (H 3 PO 4 ).
Things such as oxygen and water are examples of inorganicnutrients. An example of an organic nutrient would becarbohydrates.
In general organic contains carbon molecules and/or those relatedto life. It is the chemistry of carbon containing compounds. Inorganic is everything else and generally do not… contain carbon(with some exceptions).
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Inorganic nutrients ---nutrients that lack carbon and regulate many chemical reactions in your body ---are called minerals.
Carbon dioxide and water are two most important inorganic nutrient for plants . They act as a raw material for photosynthesis .
Any nutrient that is not created by living things, so minerals.
Water and salt for animals, CO2, nitrogen compounds, can be added for plants.
lipids(fats) carbohydrates, proteins, and vitamins are organic. Minerals and water are inorganic.
Minerals are neither animal nor vegetable, they are inorganic. Almost all foods contribute to a varied intake of essential minerals. Most minerals are easy to obtain in quanti…ties required by the body. Examples are iron, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, iodine, magnesium, zinc and copper.
The inorganic nutrients include water, sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium, phosphate, sulfate, magnesium, iron, copper, zinc, manganese, iodine, selenium, and molybdenum.
No, lipids are fatty acids and are considered to be an organic nutrient. Lipids are formed of long chains of carbon with mostly hydrogen atoms attached along the length. At on…e end they typically have a hydroxyl group that acts like an acid, and are usually attached to a carrier molecule such as a triglyceride at the other end.
No. There are many inorganic nutrients that we abolutely need. Magnesium, Calcium, Selenium, Chromium, all come to mind. There are many more....
Inorganic nutrients are essential in the growth of living things.Minerals are the best examples of inorganic nutrients.
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