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  1. ribitolnoun

    The sugar alcohol (2R,3s,4S)-pentane-1,2,3,4,5-pentol formed by the reduction of ribose

Wikipedia

  1. Ribitol

    Ribitol, or adonitol, is a crystalline pentose alcohol (C5H12O5) formed by the reduction of ribose. It occurs naturally in the plant Adonis vernalis as well as in the cell walls of some Gram-positive bacteria, in the form of ribitol phosphate, in teichoic acids. It also forms part of the chemical structure of riboflavin and flavin mononucleotide (FMN), which is a nucleotide coenzyme used by many enzymes, the so-called flavoproteins.

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  1. Ribitol

    Ribitol or adonitol is a crystalline pentose alcohol formed by the reduction of ribose. It occurs naturally in the plant Adonis vernalis, as well as in the cell walls of Gram positive bacteria. It also contributes to the chemical structure of riboflavin and Flavin mononucleotide, which is a nucleotide coenzyme, present in the enzyme Glycolate Oxidase.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ribitol

    A sugar alcohol formed by the reduction of ribose.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ribitol in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ribitol in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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