[rahy-boh-noo-klee-uh-tahyd, -nyoo-] /ˌraɪ boʊˈnu kli əˌtaɪd, -ˈnyu-/
an ester, composed of a ribonucleoside and phosphoric acid, that is a constituent of ribonucleic acid.
ribonucleotide ri·bo·nu·cle·o·tide (rī’bō-nōō’klē-ə-tīd’, -nyōō’-)
A nucleotide that contains ribose as its sugar and usually occurs as a component of RNA.
noun, Biochemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, slightly sweet solid, C 5 H 1 0 O 5 , a pentose sugar obtained by the hydrolysis of RNA. noun 1. (biochem) a pentose sugar that is an isomeric form of arabinose and that occurs in RNA and riboflavin. Formula: CH2OH(CHOH)3CHO ribose ri·bose (rī’bōs’) n. A pentose […]
- Ribose 5-phosphate isomerase
ribose 5-phosphate isomerase n. An enzyme that plays an important role in ribose metabolism. Also called phosphoriboisomerase.
noun, plural ribosos. 1. rebozo.
- Ribosomal RNA
noun, Biochemistry. 1. a type of RNA, distinguished by its length and abundance, functioning in protein synthesis as a component of ribosomes. Abbreviation: rRNA.