IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dTDP-fucopyranose mutase

Reaction: dTDP-α-D-fucopyranose = dTDP-β-D-fucofuranose

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Other name(s): Fcf2

Systematic name: dTDP-α-D-fucopyranose furanomutase

Comments: The enzyme is involved in the biosynthesis of the Escherichia coli O52 O antigen.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:


1. Wang, Q., Ding, P., Perepelov, A.V., Xu, Y., Wang, Y., Knirel, Y.A., Wang, L. and Feng, L. Characterization of the dTDP-D-fucofuranose biosynthetic pathway in Escherichia coli O52. Mol. Microbiol. 70 (2008) 1358-1367. [PMID: 19019146]

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