ribitol

Summary

Summary: A sugar alcohol formed by the reduction of ribose.

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  1. Morgunova E, Illarionov B, Sambaiah T, Haase I, Bacher A, Cushman M, et al. Structural and thermodynamic insights into the binding mode of five novel inhibitors of lumazine synthase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis. FEBS J. 2006;273:4790-804 pubmed
    ..tuberculosis...
  2. Grayson P, Tajkhorshid E, Schulten K. Mechanisms of selectivity in channels and enzymes studied with interactive molecular dynamics. Biophys J. 2003;85:36-48 pubmed
    ..In glycerol kinase, it is shown that the proposed domain motion prevents competition with water, in turn regulating the binding of glycerol...
  3. Wamelink M, Smith D, Jakobs C, Verhoeven N. Analysis of polyols in urine by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry: a useful tool for recognition of inborn errors affecting polyol metabolism. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2005;28:951-63 pubmed
    ..Age-related reference ranges of polyols (erythritol, treitol, arabitol, ribitol, xylitol, galactitol, mannitol, sorbitol, sedoheptitol and perseitol) in urine were established...
  4. Link C, Reiner A. Genotypic exclusion: a novel relationship between the ribitol-arabitol and galactitol genes of E. coli. Mol Gen Genet. 1983;189:337-9 pubmed
    ..coli C chromosomal genes which are responsible for catabolism of the pentitol sugars, ribitol and D-arabitol, are not present in the closely related E. coli K12 strains (Reiner 1975)...
  5. Moon H, Tiwari M, Singh R, Kang Y, Lee J. Molecular determinants of the cofactor specificity of ribitol dehydrogenase, a short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:3079-86 pubmed publisher
    b>Ribitol dehydrogenase from Zymomonas mobilis (ZmRDH) catalyzes the conversion of ribitol to d-ribulose and concomitantly reduces NAD(P)(+) to NAD(P)H...
  6. Baur S, Marles Wright J, Buckenmaier S, Lewis R, Vollmer W. Synthesis of CDP-activated ribitol for teichoic acid precursors in Streptococcus pneumoniae. J Bacteriol. 2009;191:1200-10 pubmed publisher
    ..pneumoniae has unusually complex cell wall teichoic acid and lipoteichoic acid, both of which contain a ribitol phosphate moiety...
  7. White R. The conversion of a phenol to an aniline occurs in the biochemical formation of the 1-(4-aminophenyl)-1-deoxy-D-ribitol moiety in methanopterin. Biochemistry. 2011;50:6041-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent work has demonstrated that 4-hydroxybenzoic acid is the in vivo precursor to the 1-(4-aminophenyl)-1-deoxy-D-ribitol (APDR) moiety present in the C(1) carrier coenzyme methanopterin present in the methanogenic archaea...
  8. Dmochowska B, Skorupa E, Pellowska Januszek L, Czarkowska M, Sikorski A, Wisniewski A. Preparation, single-crystal X-ray diffraction and high-resolution NMR spectroscopic analyses of N-[(1,4-anhydro-5-deoxy-2,3-O-isopropylidene-D,L-ribitol)-5-yl]trimethylammonium iodide. Carbohydr Res. 2006;341:1916-21 pubmed
    The synthesis and isolation of 1,4-anhydro-5-deoxy-5-iodo-2,3-O-isopropylidene-D,L-ribitol and N-[(1,4-anhydro-5-deoxy-2,3-O-isopropylidene-D,L-ribitol)-5-yl]trimethylammonium iodide are described...
  9. Front S, Gallienne E, Charollais Thoenig J, Demotz S, Martin O. N-Alkyl-, 1-C-Alkyl-, and 5-C-Alkyl-1,5-dideoxy-1,5-imino-(L)-ribitols as Galactosidase Inhibitors. ChemMedChem. 2016;11:133-41 pubmed publisher
    A series of 1,5-dideoxy-1,5-imino-(l)-ribitol (DIR) derivatives carrying alkyl or functionalized alkyl groups were prepared and investigated as glycosidase inhibitors...

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  1. Kylmä A, Granström T, Leisola M. Growth characteristics and oxidative capacity of Acetobacter aceti IFO 3281: implications for L-ribulose production. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2004;63:584-91 pubmed
    ..Resting cells in a bioreactor oxidized ribitol to L-ribulose with a maximal specific rate of 1.2 g g(-1) h(-1))...
  2. Orlando P, Strazzullo G, Carretta F, De Falco M, Grippo P. Inhibition mechanisms of HIV-1, Mo-MuLV and AMV reverse transcriptases by Kelletinin A from Buccinulum corneum. Experientia. 1996;52:812-7 pubmed
    ..A possible use of these drugs in combination therapy and in the design of structure-based reverse transcriptase inhibitors is discussed...
  3. Dahlman L, Persson J, Näsholm T, Palmqvist K. Carbon and nitrogen distribution in the green algal lichens Hypogymnia physodes and Platismatia glauca in relation to nutrient supply. Planta. 2003;217:41-8 pubmed
    ..For carbon status we measured glucose, the photobiont ( Trebouxia) export product ribitol, and the mycobiont-specific carbohydrates arabitol and mannitol...
  4. Mazumder D, Kahn K, Bruice T. Computer simulations of trypanosomal nucleoside hydrolase: determination of the protonation state of the bound transition-state analogue. J Am Chem Soc. 2002;124:8825-33 pubmed
    ..Other features discussed are: hydrogen bonding between pAPIRH(+) and Asn168, unusual geometry of the iminoribitol ring, and hydrophobic interactions...
  5. Drzewiecka D, Toukach P, Arbatsky N, Zych K, Shashkov A, Knirel Y, et al. Structure of the O-specific polysaccharide of Proteus penneri 103 containing ribitol and 2-aminoethanol phosphates. Carbohydr Res. 2002;337:1535-40 pubmed
    ..It was found that the polysaccharide is built up of oligosaccharide-ribitol phosphate repeating units and thus resembles ribitol teichoic acids of Gram-positive bacteria...
  6. Wamelink M, Struys E, Valayannopoulos V, Gonzales M, Saudubray J, Jakobs C. Retrospective detection of transaldolase deficiency in amniotic fluid: implications for prenatal diagnosis. Prenat Diagn. 2008;28:460-2 pubmed publisher
  7. Geddes B, Oresnik I. Genetic characterization of a complex locus necessary for the transport and catabolism of erythritol, adonitol and L-arabitol in Sinorhizobium meliloti. Microbiology. 2012;158:2180-91 pubmed publisher
    ..show that the other genes at this locus encode products that are necessary for the catabolism of adonitol (ribitol) and l-arabitol, but not d-arabitol...
  8. Huck J, Roos B, Jakobs C, van der Knaap M, Verhoeven N. Evaluation of pentitol metabolism in mammalian tissues provides new insight into disorders of human sugar metabolism. Mol Genet Metab. 2004;82:231-7 pubmed
    ..Formation of arabitol and ribitol was analyzed by gas chromatography of the incubation medium and cell homogenate...
  9. Freitas M, Marshall A. Gas phase RNA and DNA ions 2. Conformational dependence of the gas-phase H/D exchange of nucleotide-5'-monophosphates. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2001;12:780-5 pubmed
    ..The electrospray-generated [M-H]- anions of adenosine-5'-monophosphate, adenosine-5'-carboxylic acid, ribitol-5-phosphate, and 2-deoxy-ribitol-5-phosphate were reacted with D2S in the gas phase...
  10. Brady C, Goszczynska T, Venter S, Cleenwerck I, De Vos P, Gitaitis R, et al. Pantoea allii sp. nov., isolated from onion plants and seed. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2011;61:932-7 pubmed publisher
    ..A novel species, Pantoea allii sp. nov., is proposed, with type strain BD 390(T) (?=?LMG 24248(T))...
  11. Lee L, Gerratana B, Cleland W. Substrate specificity and kinetic mechanism of Escherichia coli ribulokinase. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2001;396:219-24 pubmed
    ..4 mM for l- and 16 mM for d-xylulose. In addition, L-arabitol is phosphorylated at C-5 (K(m) 4 mM) and ribitol (adonitol) is phosphorylated to D-ribitol-5-phosphate (K(m) 5...
  12. Gainsford G, Furneaux R, Tyler P, Sauve A, Shramm V. A synchrotron radiation study of the one-dimensional complex of sodium with (1S)-N-carboxylato-1-(9-deazaadenin-9-yl)-1,4-dideoxy-1,4-imino-D-ribitol, a member of the 'immucillin' family. Acta Crystallogr C. 2010;66:m65-8 pubmed publisher
    ..catena-poly[[[triaquadisodium(I)](mu-aqua)[mu-(1S)-N-carboxylato-1-(9-deazaadenin-9-yl)-1,4-dideoxy-1,4-imino-D-ribitol][triaquadisodium(I)][mu-(1S)-N-carboxylato-1-(9-deazaadenin-9-yl)-1,4-dideoxy-1,4-imino-D-ribitol]] tetrahydrate],..
  13. Kost ál V, Slachta M, Simek P. Cryoprotective role of polyols independent of the increase in supercooling capacity in diapausing adults of Pyrrhocoris apterus (Heteroptera: Insecta). Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2001;130:365-74 pubmed
    Diapausing cold-acclimated adults of the bug Pyrrhocoris apterus accumulate four 'winter' polyols, ribitol, sorbitol, mannitol and arabinitol, in total concentrations of up to 100 mM...
  14. Fekete A, Hoogerhout P, Zomer G, Kubler Kielb J, Schneerson R, Robbins J, et al. Synthesis of octa- and dodecamers of D-ribitol-1-phosphate and their protein conjugates. Carbohydr Res. 2006;341:2037-48 pubmed
    The bacterial cell-wall-associated teichoic acids contain predominantly D-ribitol residues interconnected by phosphodiester linkages. Because of their location, these antigens may be vaccine candidates as part of conjugate vaccines...
  15. Klusmann A, Fleischer W, Waldhaus A, Siebler M, Mayatepek E. Influence of D-arabitol and ribitol on neuronal network activity. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2005;28:1181-3 pubmed
    ..After exposure of cortical rat neurons to D-arabitol and ribitol in increasing concentrations up to 10 mmol/L, the electrophysiological activity was measured...
  16. Adachi O, Fujii Y, Ano Y, Moonmangmee D, Toyama H, Shinagawa E, et al. Membrane-bound sugar alcohol dehydrogenase in acetic acid bacteria catalyzes L-ribulose formation and NAD-dependent ribitol dehydrogenase is independent of the oxidative fermentation. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2001;65:115-25 pubmed
    To identify the enzyme responsible for pentitol oxidation by acetic acid bacteria, two different ribitol oxidizing enzymes, one in the cytosolic fraction of NAD(P)-dependent and the other in the membrane fraction of NAD(P)-independent ..
  17. Singh V, Shi W, Evans G, Tyler P, Furneaux R, Almo S, et al. Picomolar transition state analogue inhibitors of human 5'-methylthioadenosine phosphorylase and X-ray structure with MT-immucillin-A. Biochemistry. 2004;43:9-18 pubmed
    ..These slow-onset, tight-binding transition state analogue inhibitors are the most powerful reported for MTAP and have sufficient affinity to be useful in inhibiting the polyamine pathway...
  18. Toivari M, Ruohonen L, Miasnikov A, Richard P, Penttila M. Metabolic engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for conversion of D-glucose to xylitol and other five-carbon sugars and sugar alcohols. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:5471-6 pubmed
    Recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains that produce the sugar alcohols xylitol and ribitol and the pentose sugar D-ribose from D-glucose in a single fermentation step are described. A transketolase-deficient S...
  19. Lankinen M, Schwab U, Seppanen Laakso T, Mattila I, Juntunen K, Mykkanen H, et al. Metabolomic analysis of plasma metabolites that may mediate effects of rye bread on satiety and weight maintenance in postmenopausal women. J Nutr. 2011;141:31-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Altogether, 540 metabolites were profiled. Ribitol (P < 0.001), ribonic acid (P < 0.001), and indoleacetic acid (P < 0...
  20. Valueva O, Shashkov A, Zdorovenko E, Chizhov A, Kiseleva E, Novik G, et al. Structures of cell-wall phosphate-containing glycopolymers of Bifidobacterium longum BIM B-476-D. Carbohydr Res. 2013;373:22-7 pubmed publisher
    Glycopolymers with oligosaccharyl phosphate repeats of two types and ribitol and glycerol teichoic acids were isolated from cell wall of Bifidobacterium longum BIM B-476-D by stepwise extraction with 10% CCl3CO2H...
  21. Goeminne A, Berg M, McNaughton M, Bal G, Surpateanu G, Van der Veken P, et al. N-Arylmethyl substituted iminoribitol derivatives as inhibitors of a purine specific nucleoside hydrolase. Bioorg Med Chem. 2008;16:6752-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Several of our inhibitors exhibited low nanomolar activity, with 1,4-dideoxy-1,4-imino-N-(8-quinolinyl)methyl-d-ribitol (UAMC-00115, K(i) 10.8nM), N-(9-deaza-adenin-9-yl)methyl-1,4-dideoxy-1,4-imino-d-ribitol (K(i) 4...
  22. Napora K, Wrodnigg T, Kosmus P, Thonhofer M, Robins K, Winkler M. Yarrowia lipolytica dehydrogenase/reductase: an enzyme tolerant for lipophilic compounds and carbohydrate substrates. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2013;23:3393-5 pubmed publisher
    ..order to explore substrate tolerance especially for space-demanding, lipophilic protecting groups, 5-O-trityl-D-ribitol and 5-O-trityl-?,?-D-ribose were investigated as substrates: YlSDR oxidized 5-O-trityl-D-ribitol and 5-O-trityl-?,..
  23. Gainsford G, Evans G, Johnston K, Seth M. Bis[(1S)-1,4-azanediyl-1-(9-deazaadenin-9-yl)-1,4-dideoxy-5-methylsulfanyl-D-ribitol] tetrakis(hydrochloride) monohydrate: structure, DFT energy and ligand docking results of a potent methylthioadenosine phosphorylase inhibitor found in different mol. Acta Crystallogr C. 2010;66:o527-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that using crystallographically determined free ligand coordinates as starting parameters for modelling may have serious limitations...
  24. Feng B, Wu S, Lv S, Liu F, Chen H, Gao Y, et al. A novel scoring system for prognostic prediction in d-galactosamine/lipopolysaccharide-induced fulminant hepatic failure BALB/c mice. BMC Gastroenterol. 2009;9:99 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, a novel scoring system based on metabonomics combining with multivariate logistic regression was developed to predict the prognosis of FHF mouse model...
  25. Morita T, Fukuoka T, Imura T, Kitamoto D. Formation of the two novel glycolipid biosurfactants, mannosylribitol lipid and mannosylarabitol lipid, by Pseudozyma parantarctica JCM 11752T. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2012;96:931-8 pubmed publisher
    ..When cultivated in a medium containing 4 % (w/v) olive oil and 4 % D-ribitol or D-arabitol, the yeast strain provided different glycolipids, compared to the case of no sugar alcohol...
  26. Shen Y, Boulos S, Sumrall E, Gerber B, Julian Rodero A, Eugster M, et al. Structural and functional diversity in Listeria cell wall teichoic acids. J Biol Chem. 2017;292:17832-17844 pubmed publisher
    ..Disparity in GlcNAc to ribitol connectivity, as well as variable O-acetylation and glycosylation of GlcNAc contribute to the structural ..
  27. Zhang X, Lomora M, Einfalt T, Meier W, Klein N, Schneider D, et al. Active surfaces engineered by immobilizing protein-polymer nanoreactors for selectively detecting sugar alcohols. Biomaterials. 2016;89:79-88 pubmed publisher
    ..and allowed selective diffusion of sugar alcohols to the inner cavity of the polymersome, where encapsulated ribitol dehydrogenase (RDH) enzymes served as biosensing entities...
  28. Aguayo M, Ampuero D, Mandujano P, Parada R, Munoz R, Gallart M, et al. Sorbitol dehydrogenase is a cytosolic protein required for sorbitol metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Sci. 2013;205-206:63-75 pubmed publisher
    ..In the presence of NAD+, recombinant SDH exhibited greatest oxidative activity with sorbitol, ribitol and xylitol as substrates; other sugar alcohols were oxidized to a lesser extent...
  29. Moolenaar S, van der Knaap M, Engelke U, Pouwels P, Janssen Zijlstra F, Verhoeven N, et al. In vivo and in vitro NMR spectroscopy reveal a putative novel inborn error involving polyol metabolism. NMR Biomed. 2001;14:167-76 pubmed
    ..The NMR spectroscopic studies showed that the unknown resonances could be assigned to arabinitol and ribitol. This was confirmed using gas chromatography. The arabinitol was identified as D-arabinitol...
  30. Cushman M, Sambaiah T, Jin G, Illarionov B, Fischer M, Bacher A. Design, synthesis, and evaluation of 9-D-ribitylamino-1,3,7,9-tetrahydro-2,6,8-purinetriones bearing alkyl phosphate and alpha,alpha-difluorophosphonate substituents as inhibitors of tiboflavin synthase and lumazine synthase. J Org Chem. 2004;69:601-12 pubmed
    ..The alpha,alpha-difluorophosphonate analogue, which is expected to have enhanced metabolic stability relative to the phosphates, was also found to be an inhibitor of Mycobacterium tuberculosis lumazine synthase with a K(i) of 60 nM...
  31. Valayannopoulos V, Verhoeven N, Mention K, Salomons G, Sommelet D, Gonzales M, et al. Transaldolase deficiency: a new cause of hydrops fetalis and neonatal multi-organ disease. J Pediatr. 2006;149:713-7 pubmed
    ..Urine assessment of polyols showed elevations of erythritol, arabitol, and ribitol consistent with TALDO deficiency...
  32. Cushman M, Yang D, Kis K, Bacher A. Design, synthesis, and evaluation of 9-D-ribityl-1,3,7-trihydro-2,6,8-purinetrione, a potent inhibitor of riboflavin synthase and lumazine synthase. J Org Chem. 2001;66:8320-7 pubmed
  33. Berg M, Bal G, Goeminne A, Van der Veken P, Versées W, Steyaert J, et al. Synthesis of bicyclic N-arylmethyl-substituted iminoribitol derivatives as selective nucleoside hydrolase inhibitors. ChemMedChem. 2009;4:249-60 pubmed publisher
    ..These compounds are potent, selective inhibitors of nucleoside hydrolase and are inactive toward human nucleoside phosphorylase...
  34. Bello C, Dal Bello G, Cea M, Nahimana A, Aubry D, Garuti A, et al. Anti-cancer activity of 5-O-alkyl 1,4-imino-1,4-dideoxyribitols. Bioorg Med Chem. 2011;19:7720-7 pubmed publisher
    New derivatives of 1,4-dideoxy-1,4-imino-D-ribitol have been prepared and evaluated for their cytotoxicity on solid and haematological malignancies...
  35. Shibutani S, Takeshita M, Grollman A. Translesional synthesis on DNA templates containing a single abasic site. A mechanistic study of the "A rule". J Biol Chem. 1997;272:13916-22 pubmed
    ..Ring-opened abasic sites favor deletions. Studies with polymerase alpha in vitro predict preferential incorporation of dAMP at abasic sites in mammalian cells...
  36. Engelke U, Zijlstra F, Mochel F, Valayannopoulos V, Rabier D, Kluijtmans L, et al. Mitochondrial involvement and erythronic acid as a novel biomarker in transaldolase deficiency. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010;1802:1028-35 pubmed publisher
    Sedoheptulose, arabitol, ribitol, and erythritol have been identified as key diagnostic metabolites in TALDO deficiency.
  37. Räisänen L, Schubert K, Jaakonsaari T, Alatossava T. Characterization of lipoteichoic acids as Lactobacillus delbrueckii phage receptor components. J Bacteriol. 2004;186:5529-32 pubmed
    ..L. delbrueckii phages (LL-H, the LL-H host range mutant, and JCL1032) were inactivated by these poly(glycerophosphate) type of LTAs in vitro in accordance to their adsorption to intact ATCC 15808 and Ads-5 cells...
  38. Kang J, Chen R. [Studies on chemical constituents in the mycelia from fermented culture of Flammulina velutipes]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2005;30:193-5 pubmed
    ..To study the chemical constituents from the mycelia of Flammulina velutipes...
  39. Fonseca C, Neves A, Antunes A, Noronha J, Hahn Hägerdal B, Santos H, et al. Use of in vivo 13C nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to elucidate L-arabinose metabolism in yeasts. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:1845-55 pubmed publisher
    ..in L-[2-(13)C]arabinose to nongrowing cells, under aerobic conditions, was found on C-1 and C-2 of arabitol and ribitol, on C-2 of xylitol, and on C-1, C-2, and C-3 of trehalose...
  40. Diogo H, Pinto S, Moura Ramos J. Slow molecular mobility in the crystalline and amorphous solid states of pentitols: a study by thermally stimulated depolarisation currents and by differential scanning calorimetry. Carbohydr Res. 2007;342:961-9 pubmed
    ..The values of the steepness index or fragility obtained in this work by TSDC and DSC are compared with the values reported in the literature obtained from other experimental techniques, and with values predicted by empirical formulae...
  41. Sun B, Miller G, Lee W, Ho K, Crowe M, Partridge L. Analytical method development for directed enzyme evolution research: a high throughput high-performance liquid chromatography method for analysis of ribose and ribitol and a capillary electrophoresis method for the separation of ribose enantiomers. J Chromatogr A. 2013;1271:163-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A high throughput HPLC method with evaporative light-scattering detection was developed to test ribose and ribitol in the enzymatic reaction, a ?-cyclobond 2000 analytical column separated ribose and ribitol in 2...
  42. Sullivan R, Zhao H. Cloning, characterization, and mutational analysis of a highly active and stable L-arabinitol 4-dehydrogenase from Neurospora crassa. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2007;77:845-52 pubmed
    ..This enzyme should be useful for in vivo and in vitro production of xylitol and ethanol from L-arabinose...
  43. Kumar N, Pinto B. Synthesis of D-lyxitol and D-ribitol analogues of the naturally occurring glycosidase inhibitor salacinol. Carbohydr Res. 2005;340:2612-9 pubmed
    ..occurring glycosidase inhibitor, salacinol, in which the D-arabinitol ring has been replaced by D-lyxitol or D-ribitol, is described...
  44. Zych K, Toukach F, Arbatsky N, Kolodziejska K, Senchenkova S, Shashkov A, et al. Structure of the O-specific polysaccharide of Proteus mirabilis D52 and typing of this strain to Proteus serogroup O33. Eur J Biochem. 2001;268:4346-51 pubmed
    ..The polysaccharide was found to contain D-ribitol 5-phosphate (D-Rib-ol-5-P) and ethanolamine phosphate (Etn-P) and has the following structure: D-Rib-ol-5-P (3) ..
  45. Rozenberg M, Loewenschuss A, Marcus Y. Infrared spectra and hydrogen bonding of pentitols and pyranosides at 20 to 300 K. Carbohydr Res. 2000;328:307-19 pubmed
    Infrared spectra in the range 400-4000 cm(-1) of three pentitols--ribitol, xylitol, D-arabinitol, and of three pyranosides--methyl alpha-D-manno-, methyl alpha-D-gluco- and methyl beta-D-galactopyranoside, as polycrystalline solids of ..
  46. Chen X, Link T, Schramm V. Ricin A-chain: kinetics, mechanism, and RNA stem-loop inhibitors. Biochemistry. 1998;37:11605-13 pubmed
    ..Small stem-loop RNAs have been identified with substrate activity within an order of magnitude of that reported for intact ribosomes...
  47. Klein R, Hartmann R, Egge H, Behr T, Fischer W. The aqueous solution structure of the tetrasaccharide-ribitol repeat-unit from the lipoteichoic acid of Streptococcus pneumoniae strain R6 determined using a combination of NMR spectroscopy and computer calculations. Carbohydr Res. 1994;256:189-222 pubmed
    ..permitted assignment of the majority of the resonances in the per-N-acetylated, phosphorylated tetrasaccharide-ribitol repeat-unit, and in the complete polymer (n = 5 - 7) containing between five and seven repeating units attached ..
  48. Liebeke M, Dörries K, Meyer H, Lalk M. Metabolome analysis of gram-positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus by GC-MS and LC-MS. Methods Mol Biol. 2012;815:377-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, a guideline specified for S. aureus metabolomics and information for important protocol steps are presented, to avoid common pitfalls in microbial metabolome analysis...
  49. Woodyer R, Wymer N, Racine F, Khan S, Saha B. Efficient production of L-ribose with a recombinant Escherichia coli biocatalyst. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:2967-75 pubmed publisher
    ..catalyzes the interconversion of several polyols and their l-sugar counterparts, including the conversion of ribitol to l-ribose...
  50. Lalouette L, Kostal V, Colinet H, Gagneul D, Renault D. Cold exposure and associated metabolic changes in adult tropical beetles exposed to fluctuating thermal regimes. FEBS J. 2007;274:1759-67 pubmed
    ..Under FTRs, polyol accumulation probably contributes to the increased duration of survival in A. diaperinus...
  51. Bourand A, Yebra M, Boel G, Maze A, Deutscher J. Utilization of D-ribitol by Lactobacillus casei BL23 requires a mannose-type phosphotransferase system and three catabolic enzymes. J Bacteriol. 2013;195:2652-61 pubmed publisher
    Lactobacillus casei strains 64H and BL23, but not ATCC 334, are able to ferment D-ribitol (also called D-adonitol)...
  52. Gaio Oliveira G, Dahlman L, Palmqvist K, Martins Loução M, Máguas C. Nitrogen uptake in relation to excess supply and its effects on the lichens Evernia prunastri (L.) Ach and Xanthoria parietina (L.) Th. Fr. Planta. 2005;220:794-803 pubmed
    ..glutamate, glutamine and arginine, were quantified in order to follow changes in N status; and the polyols ribitol, arabitol and mannitol were quantified to follow changes in the lichens' carbon (C) status...
  53. Kono M, Tanabe H, Ohmura Y, Satta Y, Terai Y. Physical contact and carbon transfer between a lichen-forming Trebouxia alga and a novel Alphaproteobacterium. Microbiology. 2017;163:678-691 pubmed publisher
    ..Physiological assays revealed that the bacterium was able to use ribitol, glucose and mannitol, all of which are known to exist abundantly in lichens...