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Ribose: Quiz


Question 1:
What is the chemical name of Ribose (IUPAC)
1,3-bis-, -propan- 2-one

Question 2: D-ribose has also been used to reduce fatigue in fibromyalgia and ________.
Systemic lupus erythematosusMultiple sclerosisLyme diseaseChronic fatigue syndrome

Question 3: Aldohexose (Allose, Altrose, ________, Mannose, Gulose, Idose, Galactose, Talose)

Question 4: The deoxyribose derivative, found in DNA, differs from ribose by having a ________ atom in place of the hydroxyl group in carbon C2'.

Question 5: Ribose is an aldopentose, that is a monosaccharide containing five carbon atoms that, in its open chain form, has an ________ functional group at one end.

Question 6: Once converted, D-ribose-5-phosphate is available for the manufacturing of the ________ tryptophan and histidine, or for use in the pentose phosphate pathway.
Amino acidL-DOPAMetabolismAmino acid synthesis

Question 7: Once phosphorylated, ribose can become a subunit of ATP, ________, and several other compounds that are critical to metabolism.
BiotinCofactor (biochemistry)GlutathioneNicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

Question 8: Without further study, it is unclear if this is a substantial effect, or a ________.
AntidepressantPharmaceutical drugNoceboPlacebo

Question 9: It comprises the backbone of ________, a biopolymer that is the basis of genetic transcription.
Small interfering RNADNARNANon-coding RNA

Question 10: Ketohexose (Psicose, ________, Sorbose, Tagatose)


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