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Meaning of RIBOSE

Pronunciation:  'rIbows

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a pentose sugar important as a component of ribonucleic acid
 

RIBOSE is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: carbohydrate, ribonucleic acid, RNA, saccharide, sugar

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A five-carbon sugar that is a structural component of ribonucleic acid, riboflavin and other nucleotides and nucleosides.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The five-carbon sugar that serves as a component of RNA.
  2. a five-carbon sugar found in RNA.
 

 

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