CHEBI:18287 - L-fucose

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ChEBI Name L-fucose
ChEBI ID CHEBI:18287
ChEBI ASCII Name L-fucose
Definition Any form of fucose having L configuration.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:13102, CHEBI:21293
Formula C6H12O5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 164.15648
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing L-fucose (CHEBI:18287) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
L-fucose (CHEBI:18287) is a fucose (CHEBI:33984)
Incoming aldehydo-L-fucose (CHEBI:48204) is a L-fucose (CHEBI:18287)
L-fucopyranose (CHEBI:2181) is a L-fucose (CHEBI:18287)
IUPAC Names
6-deoxy-L-galactose
L-fucose
Synonyms Sources
(−)-fucose ChemIDplus
(−)-L-fucose ChemIDplus
L-(−)-fucose ChemIDplus
L-Fuc JCBN
L-galactomethylose ChemIDplus
Registry Number Type Source
2438-80-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citation Waiting for Citations Type Source
20877283 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
10 March 2014
General Comment
2011-03-01 An important source of carbon for microorganisms.