deoxyribose

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deoxyribose

 [de-ok″sĭ-ri´bōs]
an aldopentose found in deoxyribonucleic acid, deoxyribonucleotides, and deoxyribonucleosides.
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de·ox·y·ri·bose

(dē-oks'ē-rī'bōs),
A deoxypentose, 2-deoxy-d-ribose being the most common example, occurring in DNA and responsible for its name.
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deoxyribose

(dē-ŏk′sē-rī′bōs′)
n.
A pentose sugar, C5H10O4, that is a constituent of DNA and differs from ribose in having a hydrogen atom instead of a hydroxyl group on one of its carbon atoms.
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de·ox·y·ri·bose

(dē-oks'ē-rī'bōs)
A deoxypentose, 2-deoxy-d-ribose being the most common example, occurring in DNA and responsible for its name.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

deoxyribose

A sugar, part of the ‘backbone’ of the DNA double helix, deoxyribonucleic acid. In RNA, the equivalent sugar is ribose.
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deoxyribose

a pentose sugar which is the carbohydrate constituent of deoxyribonucleic acid (see DNA).
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Figure 7 shows the hydroxyl radical scavenging effects determined by the 2-deoxyribose oxidation method.
Olinski et al., "Biologically relevant oxidants and terminology, classification and nomenclature of oxidatively generated damage to nucleobases and 2-deoxyribose in nucleic acids," Free radical research, vol.
The extent of oxidation of 2-deoxyribose was estimated from the absorbance of the solution at 532 nm.