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ribose

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

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

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

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

ribose

pentose sugar.
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ri·bose

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