The pentose found in nucleotides is......

Options :
  1. D-Ribose
  2. D-Ribulose
  3. L-Ribose
  4. L-Ribulose

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1


The pentose found in nucleotides is D-Ribose. Ribose has two enantiomers: D-ribose, which occurs widely in nature and L-ribose, which is not found in nature and is of limited interest.

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