Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound Class: D-fucose

Synonyms: 6-deoxy-D-galactose

Superclasses: all carbohydratesa carbohydratea glycana sugara monosaccharidea hexosea D-hexose
all carbohydratesa carbohydratea glycana sugara monosaccharidea hexosefucose

D-fucose compound structure

Chemical Formula: C6H12O5

Child Classes: D-fucofuranose (0)

Molecular Weight: 164.16 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 164.0684734957 Daltons


Unification Links: CAS:3615-37-0, ChEBI:2179, ChemSpider:18343, KEGG:C01018, PubChem:19466

Reactions known to produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
a sugar phosphate + H2O → a sugar + phosphate

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
a hexose phosphate + H2O = a hexose + phosphate

In Transport reactions:
a monosaccharide[periplasm]a monosaccharide[extracellular space],
a [PTS enzyme I]-Nπ-phospho-L-histidine + a sugar[periplasm] → a [PTS enzyme I]-L-histidine + a sugar phosphate[cytosol]

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: glucose dehydrogenase, melibiose:H+/Na+/Li+ symporter, galactose-1-epimerase

In Growth Media: PMA carbon source test + D-fucose

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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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