IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: fucose-1-phosphate guanylyltransferase

Reaction: GTP + β-L-fucose 1-phosphate = diphosphate + GDP-L-fucose

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Other name(s): GDP fucose pyrophosphorylase; guanosine diphosphate L-fucose pyrophosphorylase; GDP-L-fucose pyrophosphorylase; GDP-fucose pyrophosphorylase; GTP:L-fucose-1-phosphate guanylyltransferase

Systematic name: GTP:β-L-fucose-1-phosphate guanylyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9033-14-1


1. Ishihara, H. and Heath, E.C. The metabolism of L-fucose. IV. The biosynthesis of guanosine diphosphate L-fucose in porcine liver. J. Biol. Chem. 243 (1968) 1110-1115. [PMID: 5646162]

[EC created 1972]

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