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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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mannose, N-acetylglucosamine, and fucose residue, etc.