In chemistry, a molecule is organic if it is contains carbon and another element. DNA is made of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, and phosphorous -- it's an organic molecule.
Then, are fats organic or inorganic?
Organic compounds include carbohydrates, proteins and fats or lipids. All organic molecules contain carbon atoms and they tend to be larger and more complex molecules than inorganic ones.
Is DNA an organic molecule?
The last class of organic molecules are the nucleic acids. There are two varieties: ribonucleic acid, or RNA, and deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA. These polymers are long chains of components called bases, of which there are only five types. RNA is a single-strand molecule; DNA is a spiral of two cross-connected strands.
Is nacl an organic or inorganic?
NaCl (Sodium chloride) is said to be an inorganic compound as it contains no carbon atom ( it is to be noted that for a compound to be organic it must contain carbon atom as a principal component.)