L-Fucose

Product Description

L-Fucose is a six-carbon deoxy monosaccharide that is equivalent to 6-deoxy-L-galactose. L-Fucose is found on many N- and O-linked glycans present on the cell surface of a wide variety of organisms. The most well-known fucosylated glycans are the ABO blood group antigens. L-fucose present in gastrointestinal mucous represses virulence factor-encoding genes expressed by enterohemorrhagic E. coli. Mutations in the gene that encodes alpha-L-fucosidase can cause fucosidosis, leading to a buildup of fucose-containing compounds which cause cellular malfunction.

Product Specifications
6-Deoxy-L-galactose;
L-Fuc;
L-Fucose

Formula:C6H12O5

MW: 164.16 g/mol

Color: White to off-white crystalline powder
Forms a colorless, clear solution when dissolved 10% in water.

PubChem Chemical ID: 444200

Storage/Handling: Store at Room Temperature

Product Specifications

´╗┐Catalog ID F-260
CAS # 2438-80-4
MW 164.16 g/mol
Storage/Handling Store at room temperature.

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