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From Biology-Online Dictionary
A ribonucleoside that has uracil attached to a ribose ring.
It is a white, odorless powder important in carbohydrate metabolism.
IUPAC name: 1-[(2R,3R,4S,5R)-3, 4-dihydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)oxolan-2-yl]pyrimidine-2,4-dione
Molecular formula: C9H12N2O6
- Uracil riboside
See also: ribonucleoside.