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