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Descriptor English: Fucose
Descriptor Spanish: Fucosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Fucose
Descriptor French: Fucose
Entry term(s): Deoxygalactose
alpha Fucose
alpha-Fucose
Tree number(s): D09.254.488
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005643
Scope note: A six-member ring deoxysugar with the chemical formula C6H12O5. It lacks a hydroxyl group on the carbon at position 6 of the molecule.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 28RYY2IV3F
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(63)
DeCS ID: 5778
Unique ID: D005643
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/10
Fucose - Preferred
Concept UI M0008873
Scope note A six-member ring deoxysugar with the chemical formula C6H12O5. It lacks a hydroxyl group on the carbon at position 6 of the molecule.
Preferred term Fucose
Entry term(s) Deoxygalactose
alpha Fucose
alpha-Fucose



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