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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

5-carbon sugar present in ribonucleic acid (RNA).
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Pancreatic cancer cells utilize the nonoxidative transketolase (TK) enzyme pathway, incorporating carbon atoms from glucose to make ribose, the sugar that forms the backbone of RNA and DNA required for cancer cell proliferation and tumor metastasis.
The fact of the matter is that the vast majority of research hasn't found any significant enhancement of performance from ribose.
The sugar, if any, in the samples of nucleic acid that did not contain ribose was not identified for another twenty years.
sup][13] Blocking the CD38/cADPR pathway with 8-bromo-cyclic adenosine diphosphate ribose (8-Br-cADPR), which is a specific inhibitor of cADPR, could reduce intracellular Ca [sup]2+,[10],[14],[15] reactive oxygen species (ROS),[sup][16],[17] proinflammatory cytokines,[sup][14],[15] and attenuate tissue injury such as neuroinflammation,[sup][18] cardiac ischemia/reperfusion injury [sup][19] and airway hyper-responsiveness.
Ribose, instead of forming in space, might have formed as the ingredients were delivered to Earth.
Ribose provides the key building block of ATP, and the presence of ribose in the cell stimulates the metabolic pathway that the body uses to actually make this vital compound.
VonderBrink for his ability to speak about ribose in a way that created great discussions with both scientists and PhDs, as well as nontechnical people.
Ribose serves a number of other key processes in the body.
In the backbone of every DNA molecule there are repeating units of deoxyribose sugar; in the RNA backbone, it's ribose sugar.
The key energy molecules ATP, FADH, and NADH are made up predominantly of ribose plus B vitamins.
Acid production from ribose, L-arabinose, and galactose was also tested by using phenol red base medium (Difco Laboratories, Detroit, MI), supplemented with 1% (w/v) sugar, after 48 h of incubation at 37[degrees]C.