Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
L-fuculokinaseInferred from experiment: fucK

In Pathway: fucose degradation

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: L-fuculokinase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: L-fuculokinase (phosphorylating), L-fuculose kinase

The second step in fucose catabolism.

Citations: [HEATH62]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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HEATH62: HEATH EC, GHALAMBOR MA (1962). "The metabolism of L-fucose. I. The purification and properties of L-fuculose kinase." J Biol Chem 237;2423-6. PMID: 13905785

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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