ribitol


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ri·bi·tol

(rī'bi-tol),
Optically inactive reduction product of ribose (-CHO at position 1 of ribose reduced to -CH2OH); a component of riboflavin.
Synonym(s): adonitol
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DaBT-Hep B-Hib asisi: Bu kombine asida, asilarin ayri uygulanmasi ile karsilastirildiginda difteri, tetanoz, bogmaca ve hepatit B'ye karsi olusan immun yanitlar arasinda fark saptanmazken, Haemophilus influenzae tip b'e karsi anti-poliribozil ribitol fosfat (PRP) yaniti daha dusuk bulunmustur.
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