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fucose

 [fu´kōs]
a monosaccharide occurring as l-fucose in a number of mucopolysaccharides and mucoproteins.

fu·cose (Fuc),

(fyū'kōs),
6-Deoxygalactose; a methylpentose, the l-configuration of which occurs in the mucopolysaccharides of the blood group substances, in human milk (as a polysaccharide), and elsewhere in nature. The d-configuration has been found in certain antibiotics and in certain plant glycosides.
Synonym(s): rhodeose

fucose

/fu·cose/ (fu´kōs) a monosaccharide occurring as l-fucose in a number of oligo- and polysaccharides and fucosides and in the carbohydrate portion of some mucopolysaccharides and glycoproteins, including the A, B, and O blood group antigens.

fucose

(fyo͞o′kōs′)
n.
An aldose, C6H12O5, present in certain brown algae and many other organisms. Fucose is an important component of the antigens that determine blood groups in humans.

fu·cose

(fū'kōs)
6-Deoxygalactose; a methylpentose, the l-configuration of which occurs in the mucopolysaccharides of blood group substances, in human milk (as a polysaccharide), and elsewhere in nature. The d-configuration has been found in some antibiotics.

fucose

a monosaccharide occurring as l-fucose in a number of mucopolysaccharides and mucoproteins.
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Core fucose and bisecting GlcNAc, the direct modifiers of the N-glycan core: Their functions and target proteins.
For example the fucoidan from the brown alga Saccharina cichorioides is 2, 4-disulfated 1, 3-a-L-fucan, while the fucoidan from Fucus evanescens contains blocks of a-1,3-fucooligosaccharides and a-1,4-fucooligosaccharides sulfated at the position 2 in fucose residues (42).
Altogether 12 saccharides and sugar alcohols (glucose, galactose, fructose, arabinose, xylose, ribose, fucose, cellobiose, glucitol, mannitol, arabitol, and myoinositol) were identified using capillary electrophoresis.
As reported in the June Glycobiology, the team eventually identified 50 different oligosaccharides in bovine milk, including structures with fucose.
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To the lysosomal exoglycosidases belong: N-acetyl-[beta]-hexosaminidase (HEX) releasing N-acetylhexosamines from non reducing ends of the acid (HEX A) and neutral oligosaccharides (HEX B) [4], [beta]-galactosidase (GAL) releasing galactose, [alpha]- and [beta]-mannosidases releasing mannose, [alpha]-fucosidase releasing fucose and [beta]-glucuronidase hydrolysing glucuronides [3].
A, B, H antigen synthesis involves addition of sugars to paragloboside, N-acetyl galactose amine is specific for 'A', D galactose for 'B' and L fucose for 'H' (1).
This multi-factorial approach to sperm-egg-jelly communication is also seen in sea urchin eggs where the egg jelly supplies not only peptides such as speract and resact that act as chemoattractants and motility-stimulating factors, but also fucose sulfate moieties that trigger the acrosome reaction (SeGall and Lennarz, 1979; Alves et al.
The eye and lip cream contains active plant stem cells from Edelweiss, combined with skin supporting Mafane Flower, Alaria Esculenta, Fucose and Wheat Amino Acid.
14) atraves da comparacao com os padroes de arabinose, fucose, galactose, glicose, raminose e xilose.
The sensitivity of antibody detection was 83% for patients with solitary cysticercus granulomas in dot blot assay using each pure antigen at equivalent concentrations of fucose (0.
None fermented L-xilose, D-adonitol, inuline, starch, glucogen, xilitol, D-lixose, tagatose, fucose, L-arabitol, potasic 2-cetogluconate, potasic 5-cetogluconate.