Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound: L-fuculose

Synonyms: fuculose, 6-deoxy-L-tagatose

Superclasses: all carbohydratesa carbohydratea glycana sugara monosaccharidea hexosean L-hexose

Chemical Formula: C6H12O5

Molecular Weight: 164.16 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 164.0684734957 Daltons

L-fuculose compound structure


InChI: InChI=1S/C6H12O5/c1-3(8)5(10)6(11)4(9)2-7/h3,5-8,10-11H,2H2,1H3/t3-,5+,6-/m0/s1


Unification Links: CAS:13074-08-3, ChEBI:17617, HMDB:HMDB60267, IAF1260:132120, KEGG:C01721, MetaboLights:MTBLC17617, PubChem:6857362

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): -181.19

Reactions known to consume the compound:

fucose degradation :
L-fuculose + ATP → L-fuculose 1-phosphate + ADP + H+

Reactions known to produce the compound:

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

Reactions known to both consume and produce the compound:

fucose degradation :
α-L-fucopyranose ↔ L-fuculose

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: L-rhamnulose kinase

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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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