IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-fuconate dehydratase

Reaction: D-fuconate = 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-fuconate + H2O

Other name(s): D-fuconate hydro-lyase

Systematic name: D-fuconate hydro-lyase(2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-fuconate-forming)

Comments: Also acts on L-arabinonate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9076-59-9


1. Dahms, A.S. and Anderson, R.L. D-Fucose metabolism in a pseudomonad. 3. Conversion of D-fuconate to 2-keto-3-deoxy-D-fuconate by a dehydratase. J. Biol. Chem. 247 (1972) 2233-2237. [PMID: 4335868]

[EC created 1976]

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