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.
noun, Cell Biology. 1. a tiny, somewhat mitten-shaped organelle occurring in great numbers in the cell cytoplasm either freely, in small clusters, or attached to the outer surfaces of endoplasmic reticula, and functioning as the site of protein manufacture. noun 1. any of numerous minute particles in the cytoplasm of cells, either free or attached […]
ribosuria ri·bo·su·ri·a (rī’bō-sur’ē-ə) n. Excretion of an excessive amount of ribose in the urine, usually a manifestation of muscular dystrophy.