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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ribose
Ribose is used in RNA and deoxyribose is used in DNA.
Ribose is the binding sugar that holds the phosphate and the different bases in RNA (RiboNucleic Acid) together, which as most of you know is the main system for duplicating genetic material and thus an important link in protein synthesis.
Ribose is the main metaboliser in the manufacturing of ATP, which as we discussed, is vital to lengthening and intensifying anaerobic exercise.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ribose   (805 words)

  
 Ribose
Ribose is a type of sugar normally made in the body from glucose.
Ribose is present in small amounts in many foods of plant or animal origin.
Ribose is not an essential nutrient, therefore deficiencies do not occur.
www.publix.com /wellness/notes/Display.do?id=Supp&childId=Ribose   (363 words)

  
 Ribose
Ribose is a pentose (five sided ring) sugar that is manufactured and used in the body.
In laboratory medicine ribose is used to stabilize DNA and it is used in sports medicine to rapidly rebuild ATP levels after endurance events (marathons and Tour de France events).
The ribose powder is used in Rodger's program along with Formula #1 trace minerals, vitamin C, and a flushing dose of niacin.
www.cheeenergy.com /ribose.htm   (105 words)

  
 ENIVA : ATP Physiology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Another research study reported that ribose infusion in conjunction with dobutamine stress echocardiography increases the contractile response in hibernating regions of the heart.31 In a placebo-controlled double-blind study twenty-five patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy were infused with either D-ribose or dextrose placebo for the 4 hours prior to dobutamine stress echocardiography.
Ribose is formed in the body from conversion of glucose via the pentose phosphate pathway (PPP, also known as the hexosemonophosphate shunt or the phosphogluconate pathway, Figure 8).
Ribose intervention in the cardiac pentose phosphate pathway is not species-specific.
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 Ribose ATP | D-Ribose nutritional supplement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ribose is a five-carbon sugar (pentose) found primarily in ribonucleic acid.
Ribose, in turn, forms 5-phosphoribosyl-1-pyrophosphate, which is a limiting compound in both nucleotide de novo synthesis and salvage.
Supplemental ribose bypasses the rate limiting steps of the Pentose Phosphate Pathway, speeding syntheses of nucleotides that may be lost form the cell through catabolism and salvage of nucleotides, creating flux back to ATP before they can be washed away.
www.greatvistachemicals.com /biochemicals/d-ribose.html   (968 words)

  
 CoryHolly.com - Articles - Ribose: Heart, Muscle and Energy Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ribose is classified as a carbohydrate with a potential energy value of 4 calories per gram.
So ribose is useful for both sprinters and marathon runners, for anaerobic strength and aerobic endurance, both of which depend on ATP for energy, recovery and muscle function.
Ribose is naturally occurring and is found in every cell of every living plant and animal.
www.coryholly.com /articles/article.cfm?id=52   (1854 words)

  
 Buy MuscleLink Ribose Size, 100 grams
Ribose, a naturally occurring pentose sugar, allows the body to quickly replenish lost ATP energy stores.
Ribose is a carbohydrate, or sugar, used by all living cells and is an essential componenet in our body's energy production.
Ribose has been found to be most effective if taken before and after anaerobic exercise.
www.vitafly.com /ribosesize.html   (178 words)

  
 N101 | Ribose for Sports & Fitness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ribose is a type of sugar normally made in the body from glucose.
Ribose is present in small amounts in many foods of plant or animal origin.
Ribose is used in the body to make adenine nucleotides, which are important components of the high energy compound adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
www.n101.com /Static/HNs/Benefits_Sports/Ribose.htm   (805 words)

  
 D-Ribose
In a study of 20 men (aged 45 to 69 years) with documented severe coronary artery disease and a history of angina induced by normal daily activities, 60 grams of ribose (in four doses of 15 grams each) were tested against placebo.
Effects of ribose on exercise-induced ischaemia in stable coronary artery disease.
Significance of the 5-phosphoribosyl-1-pyrophosphate pool for cardiac purine and pyrimidine nucleotide synthesis: studies with ribose, adenine, inosine, and orotic acid in rats.
www.pdrhealth.com /drug_info/nmdrugprofiles/nutsupdrugs/dri_0226.shtml   (1014 words)

  
 Pure Encapsulations
Ribose is the key compound used by the body to form the nucleotides AMP, ADP and ATP, which are depleted during strenuous physical activity or from lack of oxygen.
Although the body has the ability to manufacture ribose from glucose, it is a slow process which requires glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G- 6-PDH), an enzyme typically in short supply.
Ribose also offers powerful, complementary support to creatine by enhancing TAN pools, providing the necessary substrates which creatine can then convert to ATP.
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 Ribose: For Athletes, Fibromyalgia, Heart Health
Ribose has been featured in numerous major medical journals, been the subject of more than 100 peer-reviewed and published scientific and clinical studies, and holds 20 patents.
Ribose is fundamental to the existence of all living cells and functions as the sole regulator in the production of ATP (adenosine-triphosphate), the most basic source of all cellular energy.
Ribose may help dramatically improve the quality of life for persons suffering from certain cardiac challenges, and research shows it has a direct effect on heart function for persons struggling with ischemia.
www.essense-of-life.com /info/ribose.htm   (1526 words)

  
 ThirdAge: Ribose
Ribose is a carbohydrate vital for the body's manufacture of ATP, which is the major source of energy used by our cells.
Ribose is better known as a sports supplement.
Ribose may be of benefit in improving exercise tolerance in people with angina by helping the heart regenerate its ATP, but the evidence that it works remains highly preliminary.
www.thirdage.com /healthgate/files/21860.html   (1030 words)

  
 Mitochondrial Restoration, Part III D-Ribose and Creatine Increase Mitochondrial Energy Production Article
Ribose is formed in the body from glucose, through a process known as the pentose phosphate pathway (Fig.
Ribose also activates the salvage pathway, causing nucleotides to be revitalized into the manufacture of ATP by over 700 percent.
Ribose ingestion resulted in a reduction of urinary MDA (an indicator of oxidative stress), and lower heart rates at the same intensity of exercise as compared to the unsupplemented group.
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 Bio Energy Ribose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ribose is a carbohydrate, or sugar, used by all living cells and is an essential component in our body’s energy production.
Ribose may help dramatically improve the quality of life for persons suffering from certain cardiac conditions, and research shows it has a direct effect on heart function for persons suffering from ischemia.
Ribose increases both de novo (new) synthesis and salvage of nucleotides in heart, helps to optimize cardiovascular health and maintain peak function.
www.scitecnutrition.com /2003/scifiles/scifiles_products.asp?code=0011   (2009 words)

  
 Ribose
Over 150 studies demonstrate the ability of ribose, a pentose sugar found in all living cells, to increase adenosine triphosphate (ATP) levels and total adenine nucleotide (TAN) recovery, promoting skeletal and cardiac muscle energy metabolism.
If ribose concentrations are not sufficient, PRPP is in low supply and muscle cells cannot adequately recharge.
Ribose, taken before, during or after high-intensity exercise, accelerates replenishment of depleted adenine nucleotide pools, keeping ATP and TAN levels at their peak, and providing rapid regeneration of critical energy molecules for maximal training.
www.drhoffman.com /page.cfm/557   (410 words)

  
 Ribose
I think ribose is perfect for anyone who wants an intense training session but is really crushed for time.
When I say it's like creatine, I mean that ribose also helps maintain ATP levels–the energy source that fuels all muscular contractions.
Ribose has even helped me during a week of endurance training (where I train for higher reps per exercise, anywhere from 15-30 reps per).
www.bodyandfitness.com /Information/Fitness/Research/ribose.htm   (655 words)

  
 D-Ribose- A very promising and safe new fibromyalgia/CFS treatment. Information and an invitation to be part of a study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ribose was added to the existing treatment regimen of a woman with fibromyalgia, resulting in a decrease in symptoms.
Supplemental ribose is initially converted to ribose-5-phosphate, subsequently forming 5-phosphoribosyl-1-pyrophosphate, a molecule key to the synthesis of ATP through the de novo purine nucleotide pathway.
Ribose has been shown to improve the energy recovery time in skeletal muscle and to relieve fatigue, soreness, and stiffness after intense exercise.[12, 13, 17] It also has been reported to have a beneficial effect after high-intensity exercise in sports medicine.
www.endfatigue.com /Newsletter/newsletter-27.htm   (1788 words)

  
 Ribose Recovery
Because ribose is a precursor to adenosine, ribose supplementation could theoretically increase the de novo synthesis, or resynthesis, and regeneration of ATP from other nucleotides such as ADP, which when broken down produces phosphate to build more ATP.
Following supplementation, ribose subjects began exercise with higher nucleotide pools and finished the exercise sessions with lower nucleotide pools as the result of greater energy utilization, but recovered to a higher level than placebo subjects after 48 hours of rest.
The metabolic pathways necessary to synthesize ribose in the intact muscle are limited, and multiple lines of investigation indicate that supplemental ribose may have benefit by increasing the speed of ATP repletion and enhancing functional recovery.
www.newhope.com /nutritionsciencenews/NSN_backs/Mar_01/ribose.cfm?path=ex   (1524 words)

  
 Carbohydrates - Ribose
The chair form of ribose follows a similar pattern as that for glucose with one exception.
Since ribose has an aldehyde functional group, the ring closure occurs at carbon # 1, which is the same as glucose.
The exception is that ribose is a pentose, five carbons.
www.elmhurst.edu /~chm/vchembook/543ribose.html   (448 words)

  
 GEN Ribose X ATP Energy Formula
Ribose helps to rebuild these substrates, and increased substrate availability is key to maintaining peak energy charge and heart or skeletal muscle cell function.
Ribose increases both de novo synthesis and salvage of nucleotides in heart and skeletal muscle.
Ribose increases both de novo and salvage of nucleotides in the heart, helps to optimize cardiovascular health, and maintain peak function.
www.netrition.com /gen_ribose_x_page.html   (1942 words)

  
 Supplements A to Z - Real Muscle Building and Fitness SOLUTIONS
Ribose appears to be especially beneficial for athletes involved in activities that require explosive power, including sprinting, weightlifting, basketball, and hockey.
Research suggests ribose is effective at rebuilding these critical energy stores to keep the heart and skeletal muscles at their peak.
A precursor to adenosine (the "A" in ATP), ribose is found in all cells of the body, and it is generally recognized as a non-toxic substance.
www.realsolutionsmag.com /supplements/supplements.aspx?nid=112   (813 words)

  
 Bodybuilding.com - Clayton South - Clayton's Health Facts: Ribose.
Ribose, a unique, 5-carbon sugar that occurs naturally in all living cells forms the carbohydrate portion of DNA and RNA, the building blocks of life.
Ribose is a simple 5-carbon sugar which is metabolized inside most living cells.
The thing with Ribose is that it is a simple sugar, it easily provides glycogen for energy storage and at the same time starts the chain of command to make new ATP.
www.bodybuilding.com /fun/southfacts_ribose.htm   (891 words)

  
 ATP-Pro D-Ribose Details
Ribose and its Role in the PentosePhosphate Pathway·
Another research study reported that ribose infusion in conjunction with dobutamine stress echocardiography increases the contractile response in hibernating regions of the heart.
While the placebo and ribose groups displayed a similar pattern of recovery of TAN levels, the ribose group recovered to pre-exercise levels after the 65 hour recovery period, but the placebo group remained at 23% below pre-exercise levels (Figure 6).
www.kayted.com /ATP/atp2_physio.html   (3401 words)

  
 Ribose
Ribose, or D-Ribose (Beta-D-ribofuranose), is a pentose sugar that is crucial for all living creature.
Ribose is a component of the RNA that is used for genetic transcription, and is related to deoxyribose which is a component of DNA.
Ribose is a simple sugar used by the body to synthesize nucleotides, ATP, nucleic acids, and glycogen.
www.webvitamins.com /Nutrient.aspx?id=1686   (213 words)

  
 ATP Plus, Fibromyalgia Chronic Fatigue Gulf War Syndrome Treatment Clinically proven to work
Both the de novo (new) and salvage pathways are regulated by ribose.8-11 If ribose is not present in the tissue, or is not present in a sufficient amount to drive the energy pathways, energy levels cannot be re-supplied.
Ribose is the most fundamental energy compound available for rebuilding energy levels during and after physiologic stress.
Ribose is synthesized in the body by a metabolic pathway called the pentose phosphate pathway.
www.rainbowminerals.net /atp_info.htm   (2289 words)

  
 ribose --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ribose phosphates are components of the nucleotide coenzymes and are utilized by microorganisms in the synthesis of the amino acid histidine.
The presence of deoxyribose instead of ribose is one difference between DNA and RNA (ribonucleic acid).
The purine ribonucleotides (AMP and GMP) are derived from ribose 5-phosphate.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9063518?tocId=9063518   (576 words)

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