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ribose

 [ri´bōs]
5-carbon sugar present in ribonucleic acid (RNA).

ri·bose (Rib),

(rī'bōs),
The aldopentose that, as the d-isomer, is present in ribonucleic acid; epimers of d-ribose are d-arabinose, d-xylose, and l-lyxose.

ribose

/ri·bose/ (ri´bōs) an aldopentose present in ribonucleic acid (RNA).

ribose

(rī′bōs′)
n.
A pentose sugar, C5H10O5, that is a constituent of RNA and of certain vitamins and coenzymes.

ribose

[rī′bōs]
a 5-carbon sugar that occurs as a component of RNA.

ri·bose

(rib) (rī'bōs)
The pentose present in ribonucleic acid; epimers of d-ribose are d-arabinose, d-xylose, and l-lyxose.

ribose

A pentose sugar that is a component of nucleic acids.
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Fig. 270 Ribose . Molecular structure.

ribose

pentose sugar.

ribose (rīˑ·bōs),

n a carbohydrate constituent of nucleotides and nucleic acids involved in ATP synthesis and other functions. Has been reported to augment athletic performance and to treat coronary artery disease and myoadenylate deaminase deficiency. No known precautions.

ri·bose

(rī'bōs)
The pentose present in ribonucleic acid.

ribose,

n a 5-carbon sugar that occurs as a component of ribonucleic acid.

ribose

5-carbon sugar present in ribonucleic acid (RNA).
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