Definición de deoxyribose en inglés:

deoxyribose

Saltos de línea: de|oxy|ri¦bose
Pronunciación: /dɪˌɒksɪˈrʌɪbəʊz
 
, -s/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A sugar derived from ribose by replacement of a hydroxyl group by hydrogen.
    • Chemical formula; C5H10O4. There are several isomers; the isomer 2-deoxyribose is a constituent of DNA
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Sugars are vital components of life, e.g. the 5-carbon sugars ribose and deoxyribose are part of the skeletons of our information storage molecules, RNA and DNA respectively.
    • For example, ribose and deoxyribose are essential for the formation of the backbone of RNA and DNA.
    • Another difference between DNA and RNA is that RNA contains ribose, rather than deoxyribose.

Origen

1930s: from de- (expressing reduction) + oxy-2 + ribose.

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