Ribo-



ribo- pref.

A five-carbon sugar: ribose.

A monosaccharide that has three carbohydrate groups arranged in the manner of ribose: d-ribo-pentose.

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    noun, Biochemistry. 1. a vitamin B complex factor appearing as an orange-yellow, crystalline compound, C 1 7 H 2 0 N 4 O 6 , derived from ribose, essential for growth, found in milk, fresh meat, eggs, leafy vegetables, etc., or made synthetically, and used in enriching flour, in vitamin preparations, and in treating facial […]

  • Riboflavin kinase

    riboflavin kinase n. An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of flavin mononucleotide from riboflavin, using ATP or ADP as a phosphorylating agent.



  • Ribonuclease

    [rahy-boh-noo-klee-eys, -eyz, -nyoo-] /ˌraɪ boʊˈnu kliˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz, -ˈnyu-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of the class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of RNA. ribonuclease /ˌraɪbəʊˈnjuːkliːˌeɪs; -ˌeɪz/ noun 1. any of a group of enzymes that catalyse the hydrolysis of RNA ribonuclease ri·bo·nu·cle·ase (rī’bō-nōō’klē-ās’, -āz’, -nyōō’-) n. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of […]

  • Ribonucleic-acid

    or ribose nucleic acid [rahy-boh-noo-klee-ik, -kley-, -nyoo-, rahy-] /ˈraɪ boʊ nuˈkli ɪk, -ˈkleɪ-, -nyu-, ˌraɪ-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. RNA. ribonucleic acid /ˌraɪbəʊnjuːˈkliːɪk; -ˈkleɪ-/ noun 1. the full name of RNA ribonucleic acid ri·bo·nu·cle·ic acid (rī’bō-nōō-klē’ĭk, -klā’-, -nyōō-) n. RNA. ribonucleic acid (rī’bō-n-klē’ĭk) See RNA. ribonucleic acid [(reye-boh-nooh-klee-ik)] See RNA.



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