IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-fuculokinase

Reaction: ATP + L-fuculose = ADP + L-fuculose 1-phosphate

Other name(s): L-fuculokinase (phosphorylating); L-fuculose kinase

Systematic name: ATP:L-fuculose 1-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9026-64-6


1. Heath, E.C. and Ghalambor, M.A. The metabolism of L-fucose. I. The purification and properties of L-fuculose kinase. J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 2423-2426.

[EC created 1965]

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