Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

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EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
L-fuculokinase Inferred from experiment : fucK

In Pathway: fucose degradation

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3, and some reactions have been computationally balanced for hydrogen by adding free protons. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.

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

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC: , ENZYME:EC: , IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:


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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