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An element represented in the periodic table by the symbol N, of atomic number 7 and atomic mass 14.00674. Has the electron configuration 1s22s22p3.
It is a major component of proteins.
DNA bases (G,C,A,T) have a nitrogen-carbon ring structure, which are known as nitrogenous bases.
- ↑ Hames, D et al. (2005) Biochemistry, 3rd ed.UK Taylor and Francis p173