deoxyribose
Noun

deoxyribose

  1. (carbohydrate) A derivative of the pentose sugar ribose in which the 2' hydroxyl (-OH) is reduced to a hydrogen (H); it is a constituent of the nucleotides that constitute the biopolymer, deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA.
Translations
  • French: désoxyribose
  • German: Desoxyribose
  • Italian: deossiribosio
  • Portuguese: desoxirribose
  • Russian: дезоксирибоза
  • Spanish: desoxirribosa



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