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D-ribose metabolic process (GO:0006014)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
arabinose metabolic process +   
D-ribose metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving D-ribose (ribo-pentose). As beta-D-ribofuranose, D-ribose forms the glycose group of all ribonucleosides, ribonucleotides and ribonucleic acids, and also of ribose phosphates, various glycosides, some coenzymes and some forms of vitamin B12.
D-xylose metabolic process +   
L-lyxose metabolic process 
pentose biosynthetic process +   
pentose catabolic process +   
xylulose metabolic process +   

Exact Synonyms: D-ribose metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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