The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: L-fuconate dehydratase
Reaction: L-fuconate = 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-L-fuconate + H2O
For diagram of L-fucose catabolism, click here
Other name(s): L-fuconate hydro-lyase
Systematic name: L-fuconate hydro-lyase (2-dehydro-3-deoxy-L-fuconate-forming)
Comments: Also acts, slowly, on D-arabinonate.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37292-84-5
1.  Yuen, R. and Schachter, H. L-Fucose metabolism in mammals. I. Pork liver L-fuconate hydro-lyase. Can. J. Biochem. 50 (1972) 798–806. [PMID: 5050937]
[EC created 1976]

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