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EC 5.1.3.29     
Accepted name: L-fucose mutarotase
Reaction: α-L-fucopyranose = β-L-fucopyranose
Other name(s): FucU; fucose mutarotase; FucM
Systematic name: L-fucose 1-epimerase
Comments: This enzyme shows no 1-epimerase activity with D-glucose, L-rhamnose and D-fucose (cf. EC 5.1.3.3, aldose 1-epimerase) [1].
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Ryu, K.S., Kim, C., Kim, I., Yoo, S., Choi, B.S. and Park, C. NMR application probes a novel and ubiquitous family of enzymes that alter monosaccharide configuration. J. Biol. Chem. 279 (2004) 25544–25548. [PMID: 15060078]
2.  Park, D., Ryu, K.S., Choi, D., Kwak, J. and Park, C. Characterization and role of fucose mutarotase in mammalian cells. Glycobiology 17 (2007) 955–962. [PMID: 17602138]
[EC 5.1.3.29 created 2014]
 
 


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