Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006004 - fucose metabolic process

Synonyms: fucose metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving fucose, or 6-deoxygalactose, which has two enantiomers, D-fucose and L-fucose.

Parent Classes:
GO:0019318 - hexose metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0019317 - fucose catabolic process (6),
GO:0042354 - L-fucose metabolic process (7)

Term Members:
L-fuculokinase (fucK),
L-1,2-propanediol oxidoreductase (fucO),
fucose:H+ symporter (fucP),
L-fucose mutarotase (fucU),
FucR transcriptional activator

Unification Links: GO:0006004

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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