Phosphorus is a versatile element, found in our DNA as well as fireworks and fertilisers.
- Phosphorus helps convert food into energy.
- Phosphorus is found in our DNA.
- Compounds of phosphorus can be used as an ingredient in toothpaste and fertiliser.
- Phosphorus glows when exposed to oxygen.
Phosphorus is essential to life.
As a mineral in the human body, it's second only to calcium, largely due to each unit of DNA having a phosphate backbone.
We consume compounds of phosphorus in our food, and it plays an important role in the conversion of food into energy.
Phosphorus also combines …
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