uridine(redirected from 1-beta-d-ribofuranosyluracil)
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a ribonucleoside containing uracil.
uridine diphosphate (UDP) a nucleotide that participates in glycogen metabolism and in some processes of nucleic acid synthesis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Uracil ribonucleoside; one of the major nucleosides in RNAs; as the pyrophosphate (UDP, UDPG, etc.), uridine is active in sugar metabolism.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A nucleoside, C9H12N2O6, that is composed of uracil and ribose, is a component of RNA, and plays a role in regulating many physiological processes.
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uridineThe nucleoside of URACIL found in RNA and other NUCELOTIDES.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
uridinea molecule formed from a combination of a ribose sugar and the RNA base URACIL. Further addition of a phosphate group produces the NUCLEOTIDE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005