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ribose ri·bose (rī'bōs')
A pentose sugar occurring as a component of riboflavin, nucleotides, and nucleic acids.
|ribose (rī'bōs') Pronunciation Key
A pentose sugar with a furanose structure that occurs as a component of riboflavin and RNA. Chemical formula: C5H10O5.