ribose (plural riboses)

  1. (carbohydrate) A naturally occurring pentose sugar, which is a component of the nucleosides and nucleotides that constitute the nucleic acid biopolymer, RNA. It is also found in riboflavin.
  • French: ribose
  • German: Ribose
  • Italian: ribosio
  • Portuguese: ribose
  • Russian: рибо́за
  • Spanish: ribosa

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