ENZYME entry: EC 2.7.1.52

Accepted Name
Fucokinase.
Alternative Name(s)
ATP:6-deoxy-L-galactose 1-phosphotransferase.
Fucokinase (phosphorylating).
Fucose kinase.
L-fucokinase.
L-fucose kinase.
Reaction catalysed
ATP + L-fucose <=> ADP + beta-L-fucose 1-phosphate
Cofactor(s)
Divalent cation.
Comment(s)
  • Forms part of a salvage pathway for reutilization of L-fucose.
  • Can also phosphorylate D-arabinose, but more slowly.
Cross-references
BRENDA2.7.1.52
EC2PDB2.7.1.52
ExplorEnz2.7.1.52
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.7.1.52
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.1.52
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.1.52
IntEnz2.7.1.52
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.7.1.52
MetaCyc2.7.1.52
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q9LNJ9, FKGP_ARATH;  Q8N0W3, FUK_HUMAN;  Q7TMC8, FUK_MOUSE;  

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