Definition of ribitol in English:
noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A colourless crystalline compound which is formed by reduction of ribose and occurs in certain plants.
- A single molecule of ribitol or arabitol was positioned in the periplasmic space at the beginning of each interactive simulation.
- The ribitol teichoic acid is usually in the cell wall, and the glycerol teichoic acid is in the cell membrane, the periplasmic region, or in the cell.
- These clones putatively encode UDP-galactose 4-epimerase, trehalose - 6-phosphate phosphatase, glucose and ribitol dehydrogenase, and ribitol dehydrogenase.
Definition of ribitol in:
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